The Port of Corpus Christi hosted a kick-off event marking the start of its long-awaited Channel Improvement Project on May 29 at Solomon P. Ortiz Center. The kickoff included an ahead-of-schedule estimate of completion of the project. The gathering included speakers representing pivotal participants in the procurement of funding...
The Ingleside Chamber of Commerce hosted their State of Industry lunch at Moda Midstream on May 15. The event featured Jane Gimler, President of the Ingleside Chamber of Commerce, and Iain Vasey, President of the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation. Presentations were made by Moda Midstream, Kiewit Corporation...
Shale Play Short Takes
Bakken Shale – North Dakota/Montana Kinder Morgan and Tallgrass Energy announced that they will expand their jointly-operated Hiland Crude Pipeline system. The expanded system will be capable of moving Bakken crude to markets on the East Coast of the U.S., and to Cushing, Oklahoma. A new report by ESAI...
Playing Political Games with Oil Pressure
North Dakota oil and gas producers have faced many hurdles from politicians and activists united by the goal to “keep it in the ground,” and recent actions in Washington state pose the latest, and highest, hurdle to date. Governor Jay Inslee, an announced Democrat presidential candidate with a $9...
Texas 86th Legislative Session, Texas oil & gas
The recently completed 86th legislative session was mostly good news for the Texas oil and gas industry. A state budget was crafted with no new taxes assessed on the industry. Several important bills passed involving produced water and lawful pipeline-construction protests; while our state regulators received adequate budget funding...
oil and gas
We are living at a time when our ability to provide our own domestic energy supply has literally put us in the position of energy dominance, if not outright independence. Not only are we now producing enough oil and gas for our own domestic needs, but we have enough...
Small Business, shale magazine, social impact
Social-Impact: Small Business Brings Savory Serenity to Family Meals, while Creating Work for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Like many small businesses, the zen of slow cooking— which creates gourmet slow cooker spice blends — began as an effort to solve a problem. How does a busy mother of three juggle...
Chef Anthony Russo - Head Chef and CEO of Russo’s New York Pizzeria
As Head Chef and CEO of Russo's New York Pizzeria, Anthony Russo’s rise to prominence in the restaurant industry began at a very early age. His passion for cooking and creating unique dining experiences for friends and family began in his grandmother’s kitchen. As a child, Anthony helped his grandmother...
A State of Denial: New York’s Natural Gas Blockade
When it comes to energy issues, New York long ago plunged over the cliff. Now, it has attached booster jets to its heels to accelerate toward the bottom. Worse, one fears Governor Cuomo knows exactly what he’s doing — simply depending on others and time to rescue him. New York...
green new deal
This past February, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s office released an updated version of her Green New Deal bill. The 14-page document presents forecasts of the potential impact of climate change outlined in terms of mass migration, $500 billion in annual lost economic output by 2100, increased wildfire activity, loss of coral...