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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.
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,...
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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...
Water Drop
This January, as many Texans recover from the holidays and gaze into what some folks call winter here, members of the Texas Legislature will gather in Austin to be sworn in for the 86th legislative session. The Texas Legislature is charged with meeting for only 140 days...
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Happy 2019! The shale revolution, marked by the harmonic convergence of horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing and an endless supply of oil and natural gas naturally present in the United States, has not only demonstrated incredible staying power, but it has also ushered in nothing short of a geopolitical realignment...
shale revolution
Most of the time it is difficult, if not impossible, to recognize that a major sea change is taking place — especially when it is just getting started. The Barnett Shale seemed to burst on the scene around the 2004-2005 timeframe as an instant success. Like most...
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...
STEER EFEA Featured
STEER recognizes those going above and beyond in the Eagle Ford Shale The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) honored Energy Waste, Cheniere Energy, Resirkulere, CPS Energy, EcoVapor Recovery Systems, OmniTRAX, CASA of Bee, Live Oak and McMullen Counties and the George West...
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...