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Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

HOUSTON (AP) — A large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. The fire...

Permian leads domestic energy revival as water remains issue

As energy giants like Exxon and Chevron announce plans to increase commitments to the Permian Basin in West Texas and New Mexico (click here for the story), water continues to be an issue. The second...

UTA energy-related work and grants

As the University of Texas at Arlington continues efforts to be recognized as a top tier research university – qualifying it for access to the state’s National Research University Fund – its faculty continues...

Column Solar Energy emerging in Fort Worth, Texas

Texas business owners are reaping long-term free electricity thanks to the emerging popularity of solar energy. They often qualify for up to 3 levels of tax benefits: federal incentives, MACRs (Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery...

After years of promise, battery cars about to go mainstream

GENEVA (AP) — For years, there have been lots of electric cars proudly rolled out at auto shows but few on the streets or at dealers. That could be about to change. The electric cars...

GOP state senator, oil industry clash over proposed eminent domain reforms

March 4, 2019 For years now, Texas Sen. Lois Kolkhorst has aimed to strengthen protections for Texans whose property may be seized by the governmental or private companies building roads, oil pipelines and other projects...

ExxonMobil finds 3rd biggest gas deposit in 2 years

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — ExxonMobil has made the world's third-biggest gas find in the last two years off the cost of Cyprus, the country's government said Thursday. Energy Minister Georgios Lakkotrypis said the discovery of...