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Your Listener Comments on Oil Production and Summer Activiites

Posted on · It’s time again for some of your recent comments, including thoughts on our recent conversation with energy attorney and blogger Jimmy Vallee. He’s written a book about changes in the energy industry. It's called Giant Shifts: Energy Trends Reshaping America's Future. And a listener named Jay wrote to us after last month's discussion about things […]

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Giant Shifts: Book Examines Trends at a ‘Defining Moment’ in the Energy Industry

Posted on · (Above:Houston attorney and energy blogger Jimmy Vallee is the author of “Giant Shifts: Energy Trends Reshaping America’s Future.” Photo: Michael Hagerty | Houston Public Media)Houston-based energy attorney and blogger Jimmy Vallee has served as an adviser for numerous high-profile energy companies and grew up in and around the Texas oil fields in Beaumont. Now, he's […]

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Political Roundup, and Energy Trends Reshaping America’s Future: Wednesday’s Show (May 31, 2017)

Posted on · The 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature wrapped up this week with some contention — and even threats of violence. Also, lawmakers passed a $217 billion budget to run the state for the next two year, and Gov. Greg Abbott says he’ll decide sometime this week if he wants to call a special session […]