Panorama aerial view of Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge
I visited the Port of Corpus Christi in late August for the first time this year, and I was honestly stunned by the level of activity taking place there. From the dredging of the main channel to construction activities taking place in and around Portland and Ingleside and from...
oil with sunset
Texas has defied her critics since the first days of the Republic. Few expected the Texian rebels to route the Mexican army and defeat General Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto, and few believed that the fledgling country would survive and ultimately join the Union. However, Texas...
oil well pump
In 1956, Hollywood released the classic film “Giant.” It was an adaptation of a novel by Edna Ferber, telling the story of “big oil” in Texas. It was loosely based on Ferber’s impressions of the iconic King Ranch (a ranch in Texas that is larger than the entire state...
Global Day of Caring
In September, volunteers from Noble Energy gave their time to local organizations as part of the third annual Global Day of Caring, a day that began in 2017 in celebration of the company’s 85th anniversary.  The South Texas Noble team donned their hand tools and hard hats to assist with...
Cybersecurity
Data breaches put not only your company and employees at risk but also your customers. Depending on the scale of a breach, your reputation could become significantly damaged, driving down profits and jeopardizing relationships and business with customers and clients. According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2018 Cost of a Data Breach study,...
employment in energy
The oil and gas industry’s talent pipeline is in dire need of repair. Skill shortages are damaging productivity, gaps are widening in every sector of the industry and ad-hoc attempts to source qualified workers are akin to wildcat drilling, rarely yielding the results businesses need to execute their plans....
WEN - South Texas, situated in San Antonio, is growing to reach new areas. For the first time in chapter history, it attracted a Supporting Sponsor from 145 miles away. That sponsorship is a result of an effort to increase chapter activities in the Corpus Christi area which is...
“What’s so great about dinner?” This is a question I’ve asked myself time and time again. The foods I enjoy most arrive before 3 p.m. — perfectly poached eggs, strips of crunchy bacon and layer upon layer of thin-sliced turkey and pastrami. These are the foods I dream about...
Lupe Tortilla Cedar Park
The original Lupe Tortilla first opened its doors in 1983, nestled in a 1940s frame house on the outskirts of Houston, and quickly received a dedicated following. After growing up watching our parents successfully nurture the first location, my brother, Peter Holt, and I took over the family business...
I had always dreamed of owning a bakery one day. I moved to L.A. straight out of college to begin a career in the film industry as a writer, producer and director. While in L.A., I met my husband, Peter, a New York-based film producer and writer, when he...