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Upstream spending spree to slow in 2014

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New projects have been the focus of major energy companies during the shale boom, with producers buying up large swaths of acreage, but upstream companies won’t be looking to continue that spending spree in 2014, according to an analysis from Deloitte.
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Energy job growth keeping Houston economy healthy

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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.