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  Creating a seamless transfer of workers between Eagle Ford Shale and Cuenca de Burgos
MONTERREY, October 19 - The director of the Binational Center at Texas A&M International University in Laredo would like to see binational, bicultural and bilingual energy industry workers transfer seamlessly from the Eagle Ford Shale to the Cuenca de Burgos.
  Worsley: Something magical is happening in Mexico
MONTERREY, October 18 - On the first day of the 21st Annual U.S.-Mexico Border Energy Forum, Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson paid tribute to Mexico’s political leaders, saying they showed true leadership in deregulating their country’s energy sector.
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    Diputado: Biggest benefit of energy reform will be increased competitiveness
MONTERREY, October 17 - The biggest benefit from Mexico’s energy reforms will be a more competitive industrial base brought about by lower electricity prices, says a border congressman.
    Perryman: Ending Wright
WACO, October 17 - On October 13, 2014, the Wright Amendment expired, removing decades-old limitations on flights out of Dallas Love Field.
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    Beltrán: Half a million new jobs will be created in Mexico's energy sector
MONTERREY, October 16 - Mexico expects to create half a million direct and indirect new jobs in the energy sector over the next four years, those attending the U.S.-Mexico Border Energy Forum heard on Thursday.
    Perryman: Jobs for the taking
WACO, October 8 - There are now more job openings in the United States than at any point since January 2001. Across the country, there were 4.8 million open positions (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics—BLS) as of the end of August.
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  Creating a seamless transfer of workers between Eagle Ford Shale and Cuenca de Burgos
MONTERREY, October 19 - The director of the Binational Center at Texas A&M International University in Laredo would like to see binational, bicultural and bilingual energy industry workers transfer seamlessly from the Eagle Ford Shale to the Cuenca de Burgos.
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  Worsley: Something magical is happening in Mexico
MONTERREY, October 18 - On the first day of the 21st Annual U.S.-Mexico Border Energy Forum, Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson paid tribute to Mexico’s political leaders, saying they showed true leadership in deregulating their country’s energy sector.
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  Diputado: Biggest benefit of energy reform will be increased competitiveness
MONTERREY, October 17 - The biggest benefit from Mexico’s energy reforms will be a more competitive industrial base brought about by lower electricity prices, says a border congressman.
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  Perryman: Ending Wright
WACO, October 17 - On October 13, 2014, the Wright Amendment expired, removing decades-old limitations on flights out of Dallas Love Field.
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  Beltrán: Half a million new jobs will be created in Mexico's energy sector
MONTERREY, October 16 - Mexico expects to create half a million direct and indirect new jobs in the energy sector over the next four years, those attending the U.S.-Mexico Border Energy Forum heard on Thursday.
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  Perryman: Jobs for the taking
WACO, October 8 - There are now more job openings in the United States than at any point since January 2001. Across the country, there were 4.8 million open positions (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics—BLS) as of the end of August.
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  Patridge: More TEF funds should be distributed outside of The Triangle
McALLEN, October 8 - Because of a scathing state audit that found incentives funding was being given to corporations that did not even apply for it, legislators are looking to overhaul if not abolish the Texas Enterprise Fund.
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  Bennett: Those looking to abolish Texas Enterprise Fund should remember SpaceX
McALLEN, October 6 - Those pushing to scrap the Texas Enterprise Fund should remember that it was money from this pot that helped entice SpaceX to South Texas, says the president of the Texas Association of Manufacturers.
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  Mexico's energy reforms are focus of major conference in Monterrey
BROWNSVILLE, October 5 - Because the focus this year will be on Mexico’s energy reforms, organizers are hoping that many business, government and education leaders from South Texas will attend the 21st Annual U.S.-Mexico Border Energy Forum.
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  Perryman: Rising Texas personal income
WACO, October 1 - Overall Texas earnings are rising faster than those of any other state.
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  Mazatlán delegation to tour Cameron County this week
BROWNSVILLE, September 25 - A delegation on investors, business executives and civic leaders from the Mexican west coast port of Mazatlán will tour Cameron County on Friday and Saturday to expand international trade opportunities.
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  Perryman: The long-term economic forecast for Texas’ largest cities
WACO, September 24 - The Texas economy is driven by the state’s largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). While smaller population centers and rural areas are significant contributors, the biggest urban centers serve as the primary nexus for business and opportunity for individuals and companies across the state.
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  Futuro McAllen's new program starts with Mexico's energy reforms
McALLEN, September 21 - When Congressman Filemon Vela invited Mexican energy expert George Baker to give a presentation at a forum in Brownsville a few months ago he stole the show with his entertaining, absorbing and insightful analysis.
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  Perryman: Unconventional Formations Fuel the Economy
WACO, September 18 - The current oil surge is generating millions of jobs across the United States. One of the key drivers of activity is the opening of unconventional oil- and natural gas-bearing formations through technological advances such as hydraulic fracturing.
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  Max Yzaguirre to give keynote speech at Inno' 2014 conference
McALLEN, September 12 - Mexico’s energy reforms and their likely impact on economic development along the border will be the theme of the keynote speech at Inno’2014.
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  Martinez: Rio Grande Valley set to play role in Mexico's energy industry
McALLEN, September 12 - Were you ever promised rewards for each grade of “A” you earned in school? Did you ever have an employer promise an award to workers for achieving an outcome?
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  Perryman: The Economic Cost of Deployment
WACO, September 11 - In July, National Guard troops were deployed to the US-Mexico border by Texas Governor Rick Perry in order to reinforce ongoing efforts by the Texas Department of Public Safety to combat criminal activity in the region.
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  Mazatlán delegation to visit Cameron County, Sept. 26-27
SAN BENITO, September 8 - Salomon Torres, executive director of San Benito Economic Development Corporation, has praised Cameron County leaders for inviting officials from Ciudad Mazatlán over to discuss international trade opportunities.
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  'State should compensate Valley for negative publicity'
HARLINGEN, September 10 - Rio Grande Valley business and economic development leaders want the Legislature to compensate the region for all the negative publicity caused by statewide elected officials.
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  Perryman: The Long-Term Forecast for the Texas Economy
WACO, September 4 - Texas recently extended the streak of consecutive months with employment growth to 46.
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  Almaraz selected as Workforce Solutions' CEO
McALLEN, August 28 - At their board meeting on Wednesday evening, the directors of Workforce Solutions selected Francisco “Frank” Almaraz as the group’s chief executive officer.
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  Perryman: An international perspective on employment
WACO, August 28 - Mexico and Canada (and a lot of other countries) have unemployment rates below that of the United States. Unemployment is high and still rising in much of Europe.
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  Holt: Politicians, media, are hurting Valley's image
EDINBURG, August 27 - Peter Holt, the owner of the San Antonio Spurs, says negative coverage in the media and negative comments by politicians about the Rio Grande Valley Is hurting the economy and relations with Mexico.
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  Leal: Energy committee studying issues of great importance to South Texas
AUSTIN, August 24 - Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, earlier this year issued interim charges to every standing committee in the Texas House of Representatives.
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  Escamilla: Burgos Basin will be 8 times bigger than Eagle Ford Shale
McALLEN, August 21 - Energy production in the Burgos Basin of northern Mexico will be eight times bigger than that of Eagle Ford Shale, says Del Mar College President Mark Escamilla.
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  Perryman: The economic benefits of the oil industry
WACO, August 21 - The resurgence of the oil industry over the past few years has been dramatic. As I’ve mentioned in previous columns, production levels have reached totals not seen since the late 1980s and continue to increase.
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  Hinojosa: Energy Renaissance Coming to South Texas
McALLEN, August 15 - History has taught us that nothing transforms a society or improves the quality of life more than man’s ability to effectively and efficiently harness and develop previously untapped sources of energy.
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  Perryman: The long-term outlook for the U.S. economy
WACO, August 14 - The national economy continues to improve. Although there is still much uncertainty which is curtailing economic performance, there have been notable indications the economy has regained some momentum and should gain ground through the rest of the year.
   
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Creating a seamless transfer of workers between Eagle Ford Shale and Cuenca de Burgos

Worsley: Something magical is happening in Mexico

Diputado: Biggest benefit of energy reform will be increased competitiveness

Perryman: Ending Wright

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