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Primera Energy's well near Three Rivers beats expectations
Primera Energy LLC's second well in the Eagle Ford Shale has gone into production at roughly double the expected output.
Thu May 23, 2013
Eagle Shale's county roads won't see repair money
While $450 million in the state's proposed budget is slated to go to Eagle Ford Shale roads, likely none of that money will pay to repair the region's battered county roads that are used to keep the oil and gas boom alive.
The county's largest cities' mayors lost their positions in the May 11 election.
The Wilson County News
Eagle Ford: A whale of a shale ...
Disclaimer: The author of this entry is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or wilsoncountynews.com. Post a comment If early estimates prove to be even close to true, the vast amounts of recoverable oil and natural gas will make the Cline Shale go down in history as the largest shale play ever.
Wed May 22, 2013
Liquefied Natural Gas and South Texas
Last week, the Obama Administration conditionally approved a $10 billion facility in Freeport, Texas, which will allow for the expansion of liquefied natural gas exports.
Tue May 21, 2013
Southwest Farm Press
Commentary: News of lower summer fuel prices could be false flag
Last month USA Today reported U.S. pump prices on average were down 18 cents over the preceding four weeks and were expected to fall another 20 cents a gallon by June.
New Dallas firm buys up 3 energy companies with $425M investment
A new Dallas-based private equity firm launched today with the purchase of three San Antonio-based drilling companies for $425 million.
Mon May 20, 2013
WEC begins permitting for new refinery to serve Eagle Ford Shale
Irving, Texas-based energy startup Worldwide Energy Consortium Inc. will begin the engineering and permitting process for a new refinery in La Salle County to serve the thriving Eagle Ford Shale petroleum play.
Thu May 16, 2013
BNSF Railway and U.S. Silica open logistics center in Van Ormy
BNSF Railway and U.S. Silica are opening a new logistics center in Van Ormy, Texas to serve oil and gas drillers in the Eagle Ford Shale.
Wed May 15, 2013
Wrecks increase 300 percent
Crashes increased by 295.5 percent in McMullen County and by 11.1 percent in Live Oak County from 2008 to 2011, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
National Property Holdings announces plans for new rail park
The Eagle Ford Shale oil-and-gas play in South Texas has spurred an ever-growing list of projects for the largest metro in proximity to the formation - San Antonio.
Primera Energy drills new well in Eagle Ford Shale
Primera Energy LLC has completed a frack of its second well in the Eagle Ford Shale and company officials are eagerly awaiting the results of a flow test later this week.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Victoria Advocate
Some Crossroads school districts earn 'wealthy' status
The following school districts have received preliminary notification of potential Chapter 41 status for the 2013-14 school year.
Wind farm still planned in southern Bee County
Bee County could still have a wind farm along its southern border despite last week's decision.
Sat May 11, 2013
KC Council approves Martinez as city secretary-comptroller
The April 23 regular meeting of the Karnes City City Council saw the council approve Amelia "Mely" Martinez to the official position of city secretary/comptroller. Martinez had been working for the city in various capacities since 1985, and was eventually appointed as assistant city secretary in March of 2011.
Fri May 10, 2013
Shale boom has major impact on Texas' budget
A drilling rig near Kenedy. Last fiscal year, tax income from oil production and regulation was 43 percent higher than estimated by the comptroller's office, at $2.1 billion.
U.S., Mexico must collaborate on Eagle Ford Shale development
A U.S. Energy Department official said Thursday that the United States and Mexico must work together to ensure that oil-and-gas drilling targeting the Eagle Ford Shale doesn't negatively impact either country, FuelFix.com reported.
Thu May 09, 2013
City council receives economic development report from consultant
Gateway Planning Group representative Brad Lonberger presented an economic development report to city council in a workshop session during Tuesday night's city meeting.
The Beaumont Enterprise
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Welcome, Mr. President
According to the advance memo for your visit to Austin today, you're here to talk about one of our favorite subjects: educating students for high-paying jobs in what used to be called the vocational sector, but which is now anything but shop class.