Energy & Environment

Weekly Oil Market Crash Update: Oil Majors Could Sell More Than $100 Billion In Assets For Shift To Renewables; RRC Elects New Chair

Posted on · Houston-based ConocoPhillips along with the world’s other seven major oil companies might also cease oil and gas operations in more than 200 countries, according to a Rystad Energy report.

Weather

Update: Texas Sees First Laura-Related Deaths; Galveston Evacuees Set To Return From Austin

Posted on · Thousands of residents along the Gulf Coast evacuated inland, and Houston-area leaders urged the region to prepare for severe winds, as Hurricane Laura approached landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border.

Energy & Environment

Is Houston Ready For The Big Oil Bust?

Posted on · Oil prices are hovering at an uncomfortable $40 a barrel, and aren't expected to rebound anytime soon. For some workers it's starting to sound a lot like the 1980s, when oil prices plummeted and stayed low for years and wreaked havoc on Houston's economy.

Energy & Environment

Houston Oil And Gas Companies Can Expect $40 A Barrel Oil Through 2020

Posted on · As the Coronavirus pandemic and an international price war forced the price of Texas oil to plunge, many producers said they needed it to go back up to at least $40 a barrel. Companies now get to test out if they can survive at that price, as most experts say that's where it's going to sit for the rest of the year.

In-Depth

Houston Private School Alumni Demand Anti-Racist Policies And Curriculum

Posted on · As the nation faces a reckoning on racism, alumni at some elite Houston-area private schools are bringing attention to their alma maters' segregationist beginnings. They also say the culture and curriculum need significant changes.