Energy & Environment

Weekly Oil Market Crash Update: Oil Execs Say Houston Is “Backbone Of The Energy World” And Can Remain So Through The Downturn

Posted on · Industry leaders say the Bayou City has the capacity to provide research and expertise for the transition to cleaner energy. Plus, oil prices rise and more than 6,000 jobs were added in the oilfield services sector last month.

Immigration

COVID-19 Kills Latinos At Disproportionate Rates — And The Numbers In Texas Are Growing

Posted on · Latinos make up 40% of the Texas population, yet they account for 52% of the COVID-19 fatalities in the state, according to the Department of State Health Services. Health experts attribute disparities to work demands, pre-existing conditions, misinformation, housing and uninsured rates.