Texas Gains 3 Rigs As US Rig Count Rises To 1,008The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by five this week to 1,008.
Police: Parents Poured Hot Oil On 16-Year-Old Daughter Who Refused Arranged MarriageIraqi parents have been charged with attacking her for refusing to wed an older man.
Official Says Texas Gas Supply Recovering After HarveyA Texas official says the state's gasoline supply is recovering quickly after shortages he blames on hoarding and panic buying due to Harvey.
Nation's Biggest Refinery In Port Arthur Starts Revving UpThe nation's largest oil refinery is starting to reboot after shutting down ahead of Harvey's onslaught.
Consumers Should Be Aware Of Gasoline Price GougingAs drivers create a run at gas stations across North Texas, some people wonder about the higher than normal prices at the pumps.
Energy Sec. Perry Taps U.S. Petroleum ReservesEnergy Department Secretary Rick Perry has moved to tap the strategic petroleum reserves to help relieve the gasoline shortages due to storm-related refinery shutdowns in south Texas.
Shell, Exxon Say Some Pollution Released As Storm Hit TexasPollutants have been released from refineries operated by Exxon, Shell and other companies as torrential rains damaged storage tanks and other industrial facilities on the Texas Coast.
Harvey Could Have Deep Impact On Texas Oil, U.S. EconomyMassive flooding caused by Harvey along Texas' refinery-rich coast could have long-standing and far-reaching consequences for the state's oil and gas industry and the larger U.S. economy.
Outdoor Show: Sun Aug. 2ndA special edition on this Open Line Fun Sunday with a pair of guests in studio. Captain Will Granberry with Avian Skies and Jess Hewitt, Director of Gulf Racing Fuels, joined Captain Mickey to talk duck and dove hunting as well as using safer fuels in your ATV's, boats, etc. You can visit avianskies.com and gulfracingfuels.com for more info on these two subjects. Thanks for listening!
Fire On Coastal Louisiana Oil Platform ExtinguishedA fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana's coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said.
Houston Is Awash In Chemical Process Engineering JobsThe median salary for an entry level chemical engineer in Houston is about $67,800 per year, according to Salary.com. Chemical engineers with 8 to 10 years of experience have a median salary of $123,000.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.