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Panorama aerial view of Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge
I visited the Port of Corpus Christi in late August for the first time this year, and I was honestly stunned by the level of activity taking place there. From the dredging of the main channel to construction activities taking place in and around Portland and Ingleside and from...
It’s no secret: activists, motivated by hard-core anti-fossil fuels ideology, have manipulated the law to slow down pipeline development. They’ve gotten to the governors of some states and pushed them to use certain powers granted to the latter under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act as a weapon...
WEN - South Texas, situated in San Antonio, is growing to reach new areas. For the first time in chapter history, it attracted a Supporting Sponsor from 145 miles away. That sponsorship is a result of an effort to increase chapter activities in the Corpus Christi area which is...
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SCOOP/STACK Play – Oklahoma The SCOOP/STACK continued to shed oil rigs in August according to both the Baker Hughes and Enverus rig count numbers, as operators continued to pare back drilling budgets for the second half of 2019. According to Enverus (formerly DrillingInfo), the count in the Anadarko Basin —...
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Texas — the first two images that spring to my mind are cattle and oil wells. Thinking a little deeper, I see wide-open spaces, small country churches, good people, BBQ, Tex-Mex and even football. Yes, these are stereotypes of Texas, but usually, stereotypes don’t become stereotypes unless there is...
I had always dreamed of owning a bakery one day. I moved to L.A. straight out of college to begin a career in the film industry as a writer, producer and director. While in L.A., I met my husband, Peter, a New York-based film producer and writer, when he...
Photograph of the Briscoe Western Art Museum
Art and the Animal Exhibition Showcases Animals and Their Natural Beauty The Briscoe Western Art Museum invites everyone to get wild during Art and the Animal, an exhibition featuring more than 100 paintings and sculptures reflecting the beauty of animals from around the world. The Society of Animal Artists’ 59th...
Ryan Zinke, the former Commander in the U.S. Navy SEALs who served as Secretary of the Interior throughout 2017 and 2018, is quite happy about being out of Washington, D.C. He made that clear when we opened our recent interview by asking, “How are you today?” “You know, outstanding! Free...
“What’s so great about dinner?” This is a question I’ve asked myself time and time again. The foods I enjoy most arrive before 3 p.m. — perfectly poached eggs, strips of crunchy bacon and layer upon layer of thin-sliced turkey and pastrami. These are the foods I dream about...
Affordable broadband continues to bubble up as an issue, too long unresolved, for underserved rural areas in Texas and other states. Because sparsely populated regions are not attractive for private-sector carriers, limited or expensive service constitutes the only option. Though satellite broadband internet is certainly available anywhere in the...