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Film Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Big Oil Deals are Made

Posted on · A new documentary about the oil industry is screening this week in Houston. “Big Men” gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at how billion-dollar oil deals are made both at home and abroad. Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty had a chance to talk with one of the ‘big men” featured in the film, a Houstonian who helped […]

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Flooding, Organic Food, and Big Oil: Houston Matters for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Posted on · It seems like every time there's even moderately heavy rain here in Houston, we experience some measure of flooding. That's to be expected when you live in a very flat city that's only 43 feet above sea level. Still, while flooding may not be preventable, there may be steps to take to mitigate it. On […]