The United States has emerged as a leader not only in global energy but also in environmental progress. During a time when the U.S. saw exponential growth in domestic energy production, our nation reduced energy-related carbon dioxide emissions more...
McALLEN, RGV - Former Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson is hearing of plans to construct a natural gas generation plant in the Rio Grande Valley, using shale gas extracted from the Eagle Ford play north of Laredo. The natural gas...
As Texas public school hallways are again filled with students and college students return to campus this month, it’s fair to say that Texas energy producers are fueling their education. How so? Oil and gas industry dollars – state royalties received...
Things are definitely looking up in the oil and gas business, with more rigs, more jobs, and more spending. The economic benefits of this activity are rippling through the economy, and that is definitely good news. It looks like we...
At a time when major oil producers are laying off thousands of workers and delaying projects, exporting Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is critical to maintaining American’s energy renaissance. Texas is uniquely positioned to become a leader in this booming alternative...
Much of the nation's growth in natural gas production has taken place in Texas and in particular, the rapid expansion of production in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. As the nation's second most populous state and the largest...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Governor Greg Abbott met with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto in Houston on Monday to discuss continued collaboration and progress on a joint energy task force. The task force came about following Abbott’s visit to Mexico last...
LAREDO, Texas - The possibilities of another boom period in the Eagle Ford Shale region are unlikely right now, but key stakeholders in economic and workforce development agree a new positive era is coming. The difference this time, they say, is...
WACO, Texas - The dramatic resurgence of the oil industry over the past few years has been a notable factor in the national economic recovery. Production levels have reached totals not seen since the late 1980s and continue to increase,...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement can help open the Mexican energy market. If that happens, Cruz said on a visit to the Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday, thousands upon...

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