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Pain at the pump to ease slightly this summer

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Drivers will get a slight break at the pump this summer, according to the latest forecast from the Energy Information...

JP Energy of Irving constructing Kansas Express pipeline

A. Lee Graham Reporter lgraham@bizpress.net   JP Energy Development, an affiliate of Irving-based JP Energy Partners, has begun constructing its previously announced Kansas Express...

Moniz backs natural gas ‘revolution’

MATTHEW DALY,Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Energy Department pledged to increase use of natural gas Tuesday as a...

N.H. jury orders ExxonMobil to pay $236 million for MTBE contamination

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. was found liable Tuesday in a long-running lawsuit over groundwater contamination caused by the gasoline additive MTBE,...

GE to buy Lufkin Industries for $3.1 billion

JONATHAN FAHEY,AP Energy Writer NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric Co. has agreed to buy the oilfield equipment maker Lufkin Industries Inc. for $3.1 billion,...

Norstra Energy names operator for Sun River

A. Lee Graham Reporter   lgraham@bizpress.net   Norstra Energy Inc. of Southlake has appointed an operator for its South Sun River project in Montana....

Fracking coalition upsets both greens and drillers

 KEVIN BEGOS,Associated Press  PITTSBURGH (AP) — Like a marriage the in-laws don't approve of, a new plan to strengthen standards for fracking is creating unusual...

Fort Bliss solar farm to be largest in military

FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) — Fort Bliss will start construction of the largest solar energy farm in the U.S. military. Once completed, the 20-megawatt...

Gasoline eases down at the pump

HOUSTON (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped 2 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price per gallon...

Justice mulling possible sentence reduction for Enron’s Skilling

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who wasn't scheduled to be released from prison for another 15 years, is trying to...

Central Texas natural gas power plant to expand

 TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — Officials say a natural gas-fueled power plant in Central Texas will double in size and supply power to approximately 1.5...

Turkish company plans $148 million Baytown pipe plant

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A Turkish company has announced plans to build a $148 million steel pipe-making plant near Houston. Gov. Rick Perry says...

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Fort Worth Council approves contract for COVID housing

The Fort Worth City Council approved a $9.3 million proposal to turn unused hotel space into permanent supportive housing for people impacted...

Court upholds murder sentence of ex-cop who shot Black teen

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and 15-year sentence of a white ex-police officer who fatally...