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  1. Labor peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Roughly 400 United Steelworkers members, family and supporters picket outside the LyondellBasell plant Feb. 7 at 12000 Lawndale St. The United Steelworkers' nationwide refinery strike comes at a time when refining profits are on the upswing and oil companies are spending billions of dollars to increase capacity. If refiners want labor peace as they expand, they should be willing to pay for it.


  2. Meet the tiny lizard that could shut down Texas oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    The small, light-brown reptile, also known as the sand dunes lizard, seeks refuge from the sun and potential predators beneath stands of shinnery oak, a relatively rare tree that thrives in the dunes of West Texas and New Mexico. But the lizard's habitat has shrunk dramatically because of oil and gas drilling and cattle grazing.


  3. Tiny lizard at center of big fight in the oil patchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Chron

    The lesser prairie chicken Texas oil and gas developers were disappointed in March 2014, when the FWS listed the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species. Pacific walruses Environmental groups in November asked a federal judge to stop offshore oil and gas development in the walruses' habitat in Alaska.


  4. USGS to raise Texas earthquake hazard riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Chron

    The current hazard map does not account for potentially induced earthquakes in regions of North Texas, said Petersen. The survey is in the process of reformatting their approach to account for the Texas quakes which vary greatly in their frequency and location.


  5. A new year in personal finance, foretold in fearless forecastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Katee Sackhoff and Robert Taylor star in "Longmire." A new season will please older viewers who have money to spend, Scott Burns predicts.


  6. Avera to start spec industrial project in Permian Basin, undeterred by lower oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Houston-based Avera is pushing forward with an industrial project in the Permian Basin even as lower oil prices may impact its customers' businesses. "We are in early stages of development and do not have tenants yet," Lauren Munro, a company spokeswoman, said in an email.


  7. Map reveals when Texas counties hit their peak incomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Chron

    The best days are behind us for most Texans. Data about median household incomes around the state show that the majority of counties have residents who are actually making less than they used to.


  8. Safe and sensibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    State Highway 72 is lined with flares and active drilling sites and links small Eagle Ford boom towns like Tilden and Three Rivers. Last month, the Eagle Ford Shale formation produced its billionth barrel of oil, according to analysts at the research firm Wood Mackenzie as reported by Chronicle reporter Ryan Holeywell .


  9. Shale industry staying busy with activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    There are more than 16 massive shale plays in the U.S. today that have created over 2 million jobs, and these numbers continue to rise. However, everything is bigger in Texas, including natural gas production.


  10. Energy companies find effective ways to draw top talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    As the thriving hub of the oil and gas industry, Houston is outpacing the rest of the country in terms of creating job opportunities and minimizing unemployment in oil and gas. "As I reflect back to the 1980s, this industry has experienced major challenges in its ability to retain or attract resources due to its cyclical nature," said Troy Rhodes , director of business development at FloaTEC, a provider of engineering services for the design of deepwater floating production systems.


  11. Many entities provide support to shale extraction sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    The API recently completed a vendor study that revealed there were at least 11,033 vendors in Texas alone, that provide equipment, supplies, and services to the oil and gas industry. The shale plays supported 2 million jobs in 2012 across all 50 states, and could support 3.9 million by 2025.


  12. Drilling rigs in the Eagle Ford shale oil play are seen in this Friday Nov. 23, 2012 aerial photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Dishes rattle; walls crack. In earthquake-prone Japan people know what is happening.


  13. A terrible price to payRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    The state's energy boom in places like the Eagle Ford Shale has caused an uptick of truck traffic and highway deaths. Since 2008, Texas has profited mightily from its spectacular oil and gas boom.


  14. A&M researchers seek to create a better barrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    As the Chronicle's report on the increase in truck accidents in the Houston region noted, wrecks can ruin a city's entire traffic system. Our booming economy comes with an increase in trucks, and as a result in truck accidents.


  15. Shale plays spotlight wealth of jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    The Eagle Ford Shale continues to be the most talked about shale play, even though there are others in the Lone Star State. "The Eagle Ford still gets a lot of press and rightfully so, however the Permian Basin has pushed ahead ... in terms of rig activity.


  16. Former Houston oil exec accused of trying to export goods to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Chron

    Weatherford International signage is displayed at the DUG Eagle Ford Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Marathon Oil Corp., the U.S. oil and natural gas producer that spun off its refining business last year, is seeking to sell more than 96,000 net acres in the Eagle Ford formation in Texas.


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