Crude Oil Port CC
The Port of Corpus Christi Authority reached several milestones in the development of the crude oil export terminal on currently planned for Harbor Island, Texas. Corpus Christi-based Lone Star Ports, LLC (Lone Star Ports) will lead the development of the Terminal, the first U.S. onshore export terminal servicing fully-laden Very...
Commodity Hedging
For public companies with a Dec. 31, 2018, fiscal year-end, new hedge accounting rules will become effective Jan. 1, 2019. The FASB issued the new hedge accounting guidance Aug. 28, 2017, through Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2017-12. The ASU provided the election to early adopt the new guidance...
Movies
Film is a powerful medium. From a policy perspective, few other forms of communication can so rapidly change public sentiment. This is particularly true of feature films. Although documentaries are certainly important — and this year they have seen a resurgence that includes “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” and...
Midterms
As the dust settled on election night 2018, we now begin to evaluate the consequences that the election’s results may carry with them. Specifically, how could the election and the changes it brings impact the oil and gas industry? First, the good news: In Colorado, Proposition 112 was handedly defeated,...
CMH fixed
Let’s face it — housing, especially in areas like the Permian Basin, is hard to come by. Companies in energy, construction and similar industries with the need for short-term housing can find it difficult to locate housing options that are both convenient and affordable.
War on Coal
First, they came for the coal industry, and I did not speak out — Because I was not in the coal industry. The battle over carbon will play a significant role in the long-term development of the tight oil plays in the United States. There is yet another push for...
Carbon Tax featured
The National Climate Assessment is the latest in a series of reports that has thrust climate change into the public spotlight — and added to the intensity of calls for a carbon tax. This brief article will illustrate first the arguments put forth by advocates for the carbon tax...
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. Bakken Shale – North Dakota/Montana Citing strong success in their 2018 drilling and production efforts, both Marathon and Hess announced in December that they plan to expand their positions and activities in the region during 2019. Hess said...
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The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) hosted the sixth annual Eagle Ford Excellence Awards. Energy Waste, Cheniere Energy, Resirkulere, CPS Energy, EcoVapor Recovery Systems, OmniTRAX, CASA of Bee, Live Oak and McMullen Counties, and the George West Education Foundation were the recipients of the 2018 Eagle Ford...
Running on Empty
Aura MD Body Provides 360-Degree Approach to Boost Health and Wellness The oil and gas industry is demanding and professionals are working in a fast-paced setting far beyond the hours of nine to five. With this type of work environment, along with the networking and business meetings that take place...