Houston Matters

How Will TTIP Affect Houston Businesses?

Posted on · The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) aims to streamline trade between the United States and the European Union. With so much international trade going through the Port of Houston, how will this deal affect the Greater Houston region? We ask the pro-business Greater Houston Partnership’s Horacio Licon. He’s the partnership’s vice president of international investment and […]

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With Oil So Low, Why is Houston’s Petrochemical Industry Booming?

Posted on · While oil prices continue to remain in the $30 range, Houston’s oil and gas industry is struggling. But one industry that’s booming right now is the city’s petrochemical industry. That’s because oil is used by many petrochemical companies to make their products. That means things are booming in the city of Baytown and at the Port […]

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Final Four, Port of Houston, and Spelling Bee: Friday’s Show (April 1, 2016)

Posted on · The NCAA men’s college basketball Final Four tournament takes place this weekend here in Houston. It’s, in many ways, a sort of dress rehearsal for next year’s Super Bowl. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with News 88.7’s Gail Delaughter about the final preparations for — and potential impact of — this weekend’s national […]