Energy & Environment

Weekly Oil And Gas Update: Houston Energy Companies Lost Billions In 4th Quarter of 2020

Posted on · Overall in 2020, ExxonMobil recorded more than $21 billions in losses. ConocoPhillips reported $2.7 billion in losses for the year, and BP (which has its US headquarters in Houston) recorded a full-year loss of $5.7 billion. 

Energy & Environment

The World Is Shifting To Clean Fuels. Can Houston Still Be A Global Energy Leader?

Posted on · The energy industry is changing, and Houston, long known for its dominance in oil and gas, plans to remain an international leader through the transition.

Houston Matters

Thursday’s Houston Matters: Concerns Over Fast-Tracking COVID-19 Vaccines, And Health Care Cost Transparency (Sep. 10, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Show: Why a leading expert is concerned about fast-tracking a COVID-19 vaccine, why health care costs are so hard to pin down, why some Texans lost power after Hurricane Laura, and previewing the Texans season.

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.

Energy & Environment

How Soon Until Texas Oil Prices Go Back Up? Experts Are Unsure.

Posted on · Fears over the spread of the Coronavirus paired with a price dispute between Saudi Arabia and Russia have caused oil prices to rapidly drop. The speed at which they'll rebound, however, remains uncertain.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Steel And Aluminum Tariffs, And Rice University President David Leebron (March 2, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn how potential new tariffs on steel and aluminium imports could affect the Houston economy. Then, Rice University President David Leebron answers listener questions. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we preview the Houston Jewish Film Festival.