An oil well worker balances atop the rig while guiding pipes into an oil well in Talpa, Texas, Friday, May 23, 2008.

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?

The sun sets behind an idle pump jack near Karnes City, Texas, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Demand for oil continues to fall due to the new coronavirus outbreak.
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