Texas Sees Uptick in Oil and Gas Jobs After Downturn

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Texas Sees Uptick in Oil and Gas Jobs After Downturn

The decrease in oil prices in the middle of the global coronavirus pandemic has dealt a significant blow to the Texas oil and gas industry. The industry has lost 107,000 jobs during the pandemic, according to Reform Austin News, and oil field employment is down by half from its peak in December 2014. Job recovery

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Project Memories: Conroe, Texas

Check out this time-lapse video of a lengthy construction project we started in January 2020 and completed in March 2020.   Background: Several pipelines cross a river in Conroe, Texas. A sandpit had expanded over time, and heavy flow had degraded the bed of the channel and eroded the banks, exposing and suspending the pipelines.

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Pipeline Operators Ask Oil Companies to Stop Production

Pipeline operators with full storage tanks are asking some Texas oil companies to stop production as the ongoing price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia has exacerbated a global supply while the pandemic has dramatically cut global demand. In a Saturday morning tweet, Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton, one of three officials elected to oversee

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Texas Companies Propose Crude Oil Pipeline

Two Texas-based companies are partnering a crude oil pipeline proposed to run nearly 45 miles from Memphis to Marshall County, Mississippi. The Byhalia Connection pipeline is a joint venture between Plains All American Pipeline and Valero and would be constructed and operated by a subsidiary of Plains. It would connect the two existing crude oil

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5 Ways the Oil and Gas Industry Powers the Classroom

 Every day, the oil and natural gas transported through pipelines enable the educational experiences of students across the country. In every classroom, you can find essential equipment and tools made from petroleum products. Here are just a few examples of how oil and gas fuel education: School Supplies Glue, paints, plastics, calculators, and computers all

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The West Texas Permian Basin is Fueling the South

The Permian Basin is a vast area covering West Texas and southeastern New Mexico. It has been known for decades as a region dripping with oil and gas reserves. Today, the Basin continues to produce, even as companies in other major shale regions fold under the pressures of low oil and gas prices. It’s Huge

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Ways the Oil and Gas Industry Fuels Education

Every day the oil and natural gas transported through pipelines enable the educational experiences of students across the country. In every classroom you can find essential equipment and tools made from petroleum products. Here are just a few examples of how oil and gas fuel education. School Supplies Many of the items students use in

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