The International Man of Mystery came into my life at a Pakistani restaurant in Aberdeen two summers back. He was a North Sea deep-water driller dining alone. And he was eavesdropping on a conversation between a golf partner and me and couldn’t resist breaking in. More »
Houston is famous for our Tex-Mex restaurants. Just follow your nose. On a cool evening, the aroma and sound of a sizzling fajita plate fill outdoor patios downtown, along Washington Avenue, in Rice Village, across Midtown and the Galleria. More »
Transocean Ltd. evacuated almost 100 workers from an offshore oil rig after it started tipping in Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay, Agencia Brasil reported, without saying where it got the information. More »
In response to the onset of more complicated directional-drilling methods — with challenges such as too-soft and too-hard formations as well the need to move both vertically and horizontally — Schlumberger is turning off the motor. More »
Looking for ways to spend your free time during the OTC? Here are guides to some of Houston’s best restaurants, bars, clubs and sites, plus trails for running, which you’ll need to do to work off all those margaritas. More »
Just as medical advances allow surgeons to better pinpoint the source of a patient’s problem and make smaller incisions, new technology from Baker Hughes is making the industry more efficient in fixing problems. More »
The operator of a northeast Ohio deep-injection well tied to earthquakes in the area has yet to receive the state clearance it says is necessary to conduct independent seismic research aimed at proving the well wasn’t the cause of the quakes. More »
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