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The Future of Liquefied Natural Gas and New Clean Power Goal

Posted on · Energy industry analysts say supply of liquefied natural gas could outpace demand in the coming decades, while others say demand could pick up as countries begin to reduce their reliance on coal. We take a look at the LNG scene in Houston and where it’s headed in the future. Maggie Martin discusses LNG, as well […]

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Conference Focuses on the Next 25 Years in Oil and Gas

Posted on · The annual Society of Petroleum Engineers Technical Conference and Exhibition is underway at the George R. Brown convention center. The event will focus on how the oil and gas sector should plan for success over the next 25 years. Bloomberg News Oil Reporter Joe Carroll is covering the event. We talk with him about the […]

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What Does BP’s Record Settlement for Deepwater Horizon Spill Mean for Houston?

Posted on · Last Thursday, BP agreed to pay $18.7 billion to settle state and federal claims from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. We discuss what the settlement means for BP, Houston and the Gulf region with Bradley Olson, who reports on the oil and gas industry for Bloomberg News. MORE: Will The Settlement Cost From […]

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Will Houston’s Ties to the Global Economy Help it Weather Sagging Oil Prices?

Posted on · The Greater Houston Partnership Wednesday (5/27/15) held an event examining the “State of Houston’s Global Economy.” With that in mind, we talk with Richard Stubbe, Houston Bureau Chief and editor on energy markets for Bloomberg News, about the latest trends we’re seeing among Houston-based companies engaged in global economic activities, including (but not limited to) the oil […]

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Is the Boom in Shale Gas Production Over, or Just Pausing?

Posted on · Is the boom in  shale gas production — as a recent Houston Chronicle article suggested — “starting to waver?” It’s not that there isn’t more gas trapped beneath shale to capture (though that supply is not indefinite), a question the industry is asking now is: with crude oil fetching far less per barrel than it did […]