Posted on Texas is using more natural gas and far less coal to make electricity. It’s part of a nationwide trend.
Posted on In the last few years in Texas, oil and gas well operators have laid hundreds of miles of new pipelines to carry crude oil and natural gas. Some of the pipes have leaked. Some have exploded.
Posted on There’s a new development in a story we reported last year: allegations that mistakes made in the Texas electricity market resulted in millions of dollars of so-called “fake profits.”
Posted on At a public hearing held in Pasadena, residents told state officials why they’re concerned about an oil refinery that needs a new pollution permit.
Posted on Centerpoint Energy is telling residents of a master planned community plagued by power outages that help is on the way.
Posted on The falling price of oil doesn’t just mean less money for energy companies. It means millions of dollars less for the state of Texas; tax money that pays for everything from roads to education. How bad is it?
Posted on One of the world’s biggest consulting firms is predicting a tough year for the oil industry that could mean more lay-offs and cutbacks. But just wait a few years ...
Posted on New, controversial federal rules are aimed at reducing the danger from millions of tons of waste generated by power plants.
Posted on A Houston-area oil refinery with a troubled past is asking for a new permit to pollute. But that’s just part of the story.
Posted on A legendary Texas oil family is at the center of a public hearing underway in Austin. The Hunt family wants state approval for taking control of a utility company.
Posted on Some residents in a Greater Houston suburb are predicting their power will go off any day now. How do they know? They say it happens all the time. They also complain state regulators are not helping them.
Posted on Companies that operate pipelines carrying crude oil and natural gas will be meeting next month in Houston. They’ll learn about new ways to prevent leaks and explosions.
Posted on Previously we told you how a "mistake" may have caused electricity costs in Texas to shoot-up some $50 million by one estimate. Here's a response from the group that manages the state's power market.
Posted on There’s a trend in flood control that might mean your neighborhood could get a beautiful park to replace what before was a big, ugly ditch for holding stormwater.
Posted on Another legal action could soon be filed that alleges that Texas environmental regulators aren’t doing their jobs and what’s more, are keeping citizens from having a say in pollution cases.