Posted on · A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments Monday from lawyers for Bayou Bridge Pipeline LLC, federal regulators and environmental groups opposed to the project
Posted on · Officials don't believe the leak affected any surface water bodies or threatened any drinking water systems
Posted on · A while back, Houston Matters went on a search to identify Houston’s signature food. Many major cities are known for a particular signature food. Chicago has deep dish pizza, Philadelphia has cheese steaks, and St. Louis has toasted ravioli. And while, yes, we have Tex Mex in Houston and kolaches — and great barbecue and […]
Posted on · The merger will create the largest energy infrastructure company in North America.
Posted on · Tenaris is one the world's largest oilfield services companies, specializing in manufacturing steel pipe. And it's building an enormous new mill to do just that in Bay City, about an hour southwest of Houston. It will be operational next year (2017). But why build such a huge new operation at a time when oil prices […]
Posted on · Scientists say that they found worrisome levels of benzene in the air in some Houston-area neighborhoods. But it’s where it may have come from that surprised them.
Posted on · Climate change, coal, and the Keystone XL pipeline are among the issues candidates are using to campaign. But with oil cheap and plentiful, getting voters’ attention is a challenge.
Posted on · Two local lawmakers, Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olsen, have introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives designed to hire and keep enough pipeline inspectors to cover the nation’s 2.6 million miles of pipeline infrastructure. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear from Rep. Green about why he feels the additional inspectors […]
Posted on · In the coming months, Congress is expected to vote on pipeline expansion from Alberta to Kansas. If approved, this new section of the Keystone Pipeline which would bring heavy Canadian crude oil to refineries near Houston and Beaumont. We consider the pros and cons of the Keystone XL Pipeline. We talk with Houston Public Media […]
Posted on · In the coming months, Congress is expected to vote on pipeline expansion from Alberta to Kansas. If approved, this new section of the Keystone Pipeline which would bring heavy Canadian crude oil to refineries near Houston and Beaumont. On this edition of Houston Matters, we consider the pros and cons of the Keystone XL Pipeline. […]