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Manufacturing activity in Texas was flat for the second consecutive month in February, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas revealed in its latest survey on the sector.
WASHINGTON — Forty-four groups representing oil companies, truckers, manufacturers and other interests on Tuesday implored Secretary of State John Kerry to approve the Keystone XL pipeline that would ferry Canadian crude to the Gulf Coast.
The energy boom has led to a surge in manufacturing plant openings and announcements, but that growth is being endangered by politics, the president of the nation’s manufacturing lobbying group said Tuesday in Houston.
A group of manufacturers argued Tuesday that the U.S. government is moving too slowly to approve new export facilities for natural gas and coal, potentially exposing the nation to legal action from members of the World Trade Organization.
BP picked up new allies in its fight against a suspension from new government contracts, as oil industry and business groups filed a legal brief labeling the punishment an “overreach” by the Obama administration.
More than 160 business executives on Thursday warned President Barack Obama that rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline would send a dangerous signal to investors and threaten U.S. economic growth.
With the Obama administration on Wednesday approving a fourth company’s plans to sell natural gas overseas, some lawmakers and manufacturers said it’s time for the federal government to reassess the economic risks of those export approvals.
The surge in domestic drilling that has transformed parts of North Dakota, Arkansas and Pennsylvania into modern-day boomtowns is causing ripple effects across the entire U.S. economy, spurring investments in new chemical plants and trimming household bills, according to a report released Wednesday.
Oil companies, environmentalists, hunters and Texas regulators are weighing in on new federal mandates proposed for hydraulic fracturing and drilling on public lands. Here is a sampling of some of the submissions, as the deadline for filing public comments approaches.