Posted on OTC is a showcase for the nonprofit professional societies connected to every facet of offshore drilling.
Posted on HFD battled a massive industrial fire at 1700 Laverne, in west Houston.
Posted on Drilling for oil and gas may have slowed down in Texas, but there are still millions of barrels of contaminated wastewater that has to be disposed of. The tainted water is what comes back up out of the ground during drilling operations. Public interest groups say regulations are outdated and are putting the environment at risk.
Posted on Houston and 31 other cities are challenging a request by CenterPoint Energy to pass on millions of dollars in higher costs to consumers.
Posted on The Offshore Technology Conference is underway this week at NRG Center. OTC continues to showcase new technology, despite deep job cuts in the oil and gas industry.
Posted on Twenty thousand acres of protected prairie in northwest Harris County could be threatened by a plan to build new “thoroughfares” according to conservation group. The county disagrees.
Posted on Big oil companies are looking for ways to offset the greenhouse gases produced by refining oil and burning it. And they’re looking for help to do that by turning to another big, Texas industry: cattle ranching.
Posted on Hundreds of industrial facilities across Texas are illegally spewing millions of pounds of toxic pollutants into the air each year when they break down or perform maintenance, according to a new report.
Posted on Earlier this month, a refinery in southeast Houston caught fire. Officials warned people living nearby to shelter-in-place. But is that good advice? Forty years ago next month, Houston played a crucial role in helping experts determine if shelter-in-place actually saves lives.
Posted on With thousands of homes in Greater Houston damaged again by flooding, there’s a lot of talk about what could be done to reduce the risk. What can be learned from a neighborhood developed in 1911?
Posted on One researcher says more pavement has exacerbated flooding in Greater Houston.
Posted on The National Weather Service has issued an Flood Warning for the area surrounding Addicks Reservoir, in west Houston.
Posted on Data just released from the government show greenhouse gas emissions have ticked up a bit nationwide. In Texas, there’s concern about a growing source of one greenhouse gas in particular: methane.
Posted on This week’s flood was one for the history books. But maybe not for long. Here’s why there may be more heavy downpours in our future.
Posted on Record-breaking rainfall slammed Houston and flooding continues.