Houston Matters

Friday’s Show: Halliburton Layoffs, And Lasting Changes From The Pandemic (May 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Halliburton layoffs, the nation's meat supply, lasting changes from the pandemic, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and connecting a mother with her newborn while quarantined.

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Thursday’s Show: Navigating The Latest Oil Crash, And COVID-19 Survivor Stories (April 30, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Navigating the latest oil crash, the ramifications of potential rent strikes, the pandemic's effect on transportation, and COVID-19 survivors share their stories.

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Tuesday’s Show: Energy Industry Update, And Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo (April 14, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: An update on how the pandemic is affecting the energy industry, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers your questions, how the pandemic is affecting animal shelters, and a novel set during the 1918 influenza outbreak.

Energy & Environment

‘I Don’t Take Things Lying Down’: Houston Energy Workers On the Oil Crash

Posted on · The price of oil in Texas is getting hit from two sides: the pandemic is decreasing demand, plus an international dispute that's increasing supply. However, people working in the energy industry have seen big downturns before. Do they think this one is different?

Energy & Environment

Global Deal To Cut Oil Output In Sight After Mexico Signs Up

Posted on · The OPEC oil cartel and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by cutting as much as 10 million barrels a day in production. Even more countries, including the United States, were discussing Friday their own cuts in what would be an unprecedented global pact to stabilize the market.