Nearly 30 years ago, Texas Monthly ran a post mortem on the Texas oil industry with a cover headline reading, “So long, it was fun while it lasted,” and a forlorn James Dean figure hitchhiking out of town. More »
When shopping for power, always check the company’s complaint record. It’s just common sense, right? The Texas Public Utility Commission lists this information on the powertochoose.com website. So sorting out the bad actors from the good — and avoiding a rotten experience down the road — shouldn’t be too difficult. More »
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell asked U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to help expedite an Army Corps of Engineers decision on permits to develop the state’s Point Thomson oil and gas field after it was delayed. More »
In asserting its claims to the tiny islands, rocks and reefs in the South China Sea, China points to records of its ancient mariners. Today, those waters are far more important to China than in the age of the sail. More »
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4), the world’s worst-performing major oil company this year, is heading for its first annual output drop since 2004 as offshore discoveries fail to counter declines at aging fields. More »
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