Posted on · The epicenter of Wednesday's quake was about 35 miles northwest of Pecos, south of the New Mexico border, and likely was caused by oil and gas activity in the area.
Posted on · Thousands of utility customers lost power Thursday and the Texas Department of Transportation reported icy or snowy conditions throughout the state.
Posted on · Van Horn, population about 2,000, is the closest town to the launch site.
Posted on · The industry practice known as “flaring” has been decried as wasteful and polluting by public health groups, environmentalists and even some in the industry.
Posted on · As the oil market crash impacts the Houston and Texas economies, we'll continue to follow the story and provide updates at Houston Public Media.
Posted on · There's less concern about supply disruptions with so much Permian oil available, but experts caution markets could be underestimating geopolitical risks.
Posted on · In West Texas, natural gas flares dot the horizon, a sign of how oil drilling is growing faster than pipelines and other infrastructure.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We examine financial issues facing Crosby ISD. Then, we learn why oil and gas companies are flaring so much gas in West Texas. Plus, We learn about some of the less talked about local races in the 2018 midterm election. Then, Houston writer Lacy M. Johnson talks about her definition of justice. And we help you improve your public speaking.
Posted on · Demand for sand is growing with increased Permian Basin drilling, but the West Texas sand market could become oversupplied.
Posted on · The state comptroller's office went back to the drawing board after the failure of a 6-year-old plan to protect the dunes sagebrush lizard that relied on voluntary participation by the oil and gas industry.
Posted on · Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian told House lawmakers on Wednesday that the biggest threat to a burgeoning oil boom is "the acceptance of the politically-correct-driven environmental anti-oil and gas science"
Posted on · Scientists say arid conditions are expanding into the nation's lusher, eastern regions
Posted on · President Trump said Agent Rogelio Martinez was attacked by immigrants. Investigators conducted 650 interviews, mounted horses to look for human tracks and studied license plates. They got nowhere
Posted on · A report released Thursday by geophysicists at Southern Methodist University says a 4,000-square-mile area near the "Wink Sinks" is showing signs of alarming instability
Posted on · The project is expected to be finished by the end of 2018