Tag: BBVA Compass

Valley hopes for economic boom from Mexico’s energy measures

The Rio Grande Valley, which has missed out on most the oil and gas boom in the nearby Eagle Ford Shale, may get its own boost from increased economic activity tied to Mexico’s energy overhaul.  More »

Mexico energy reform could bring $1.2 trillion to border towns

As Mexico moves to open its energy sector to international companies, the new investments and increased activity could mean a bonanza for border towns on both sides, attracting as much as $1.2 trillion in economic activity to the region in the next decade, according to a BBVA Compass economist.  More »

Energy job growth keeping Houston economy healthy

In a Q&A with the Houston Chronicle, experts say a shortage of skilled workers is the biggest impediment to Houston’s energy-driven economic expansion.  More »