For decades Texas has been the largest producer of transportation fuels in the United States. Our refineries have produced gasoline, diesel and jet fuel that mobilized the nation and made the state rich. But based on current projections, demand for...
LAREDO, Texas - Tri-County Coalition members clarified that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed during a ceremony in February only represents the official statement about the idea of promoting the South Texas area. While Webb County Judge Tano Tijerina wasn’t...
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...
With 100-plus years of oil and natural gas history in Texas, it may be tempting to take for granted all that is possible because we are the nation’s #1 state for oil and natural gas production, pipeline miles and...
LAREDO, Texas - A regional project that promises jobs and a brighter future for three South Texas counties has lost the support of one of them. This week, when members of the Tri-County Economic Development Coalition signed a Memorandum of...
MCALLEN, RGV - Tamaulipas Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca told economic development and municipal leaders in the Rio Grande Valley on Friday that his state is very much open for business. Cabeza de Vaca was keynote speaker at a...
LAREDO, Texas - Business, governmental and educational leaders are exploring ways in which they could support the development of a proposed refinery in the South Texas region. Raven Petroleum, L.L.C., is the company promoting the creation of a South Texas...
Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have agreed to cut crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day beginning in January. Russia announced it would cooperate and lower production by 300,000 barrels per day, and there...
We’ve experienced a tumultuous year as a nation and more than an ample share of uncertainty around the globe. Even in these challenging times, we have many reasons to give thanks in Texas and we can tip our hats to...
On October 19, Saudi Arabia held its first international bond sale – EVER!! The sale, which received orders of $67 billion for the $17.5 billion in bonds offered, is the largest to date from an emerging market economy. Investors eagerly...

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