Environmental Report Says Texas Oil Boom Increasing Air Pollution LevelsThe death of a 16-year-old boy has heightened scrutiny of the U.S. government's ability to adequately care for the surge in migrant families and children crossing the border.
Energy Department Says US Is Now World's Top Oil ProducerSeveral states hit record production in August including Texas, which accounts for about 40 percent of U.S. crude
Economy Keeps Growing Even With Rising Oil PricesAmerica's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy.
U.S. Oil Expected To Meet Most Of World's Growth In DemandA global energy watchdog says booming production in the United States will meet 80 percent global growth in demand for oil over the next five years.
Exxon Says It Will Invest More Than $50B, Citing Tax CutIn a blog on the Exxon website, Woods said that Exxon plans to increase oil production in the Permian basin in Texas and New Mexico, build new manufacturing plants and expand current operations.
US Gas Prices Jump 6 Cents Over 2 Weeks To $2.26 A GallonThe average price of regular-grade gasoline has jumped 6 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.26 a gallon.
US Gas Prices Hold Steady Despite Production CutThe average price of regular grade gasoline is unchanged nationally over the last two weeks, holding steady at $2.20 a gallon.
Texas Oil Company Looks To Boost Production In New MexicoA Texas-based oil and gas company has reached a $430 million deal that will clear the way for more production in southeastern New Mexico, providing a glimmer of hope as state officials look to rebound from depressed energy prices that have crippled government spending.
Energy Department Grows Less Bearish About US Oil ProductionThe decline in U.S. oil production may not be as severe as expected just a month ago.
State Doesn't Have $165 Million To Plug Abandoned WellsThe bust in the energy industry has left Texas with nearly 10,000 abandoned wells that need plugging and the Railroad Commission doesn't have the money to do it.
Natural Gas Abundance No Longer A PositiveWe may have too much of a good thing when it comes to natural gas. Texas produced $1.5 billion worth of natural gas in September. That's down 40 percent from last year.
Oil Companies Retake Nearly 400 Platforms In Gulf