Daily Archives: September 12, 2019

EVX Midstream Partners builds the Eagle Ford Shale’s largest water gathering system


September 12, 2019

Houston pipeline operator EVX Midstream Partners has completed the first phase of construction for what is being touted as the largest gathering system for oilfield wastewater in the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas. In a Wednesday morning statement, EVX Midstream said it completed the first phase of construction for its oilfield wastewater gathering system in the South Texas shale …

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Weatherford to appear back in bankruptcy court


September 12, 2019

Struggling oilfield service company Weatherford International is due back in a Houston bankruptcy court on Wednesday afternoon, where a judge will review the company’s proposed reorganization plan. Company officials and their attorneys are expected to appear before Bankruptcy Judge David Jones, who is expected to review the company’s proposed reorganization plan, at the U.S. District Courthouse in downtown Houston at 2:30 p.m. …

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Houston manufacturing executives feeling more optimistic


September 12, 2019

After months of pessimism in the manufacturing industry, Houston manufacturing executives reported feeling more positive about the near-term future of their sector, according to the Houston Purchasing Manager’s Index, a well-regarded measure of manufacturing activity in the region. According to the index, manufacturing activity in the Houston region expanded last month, registering 51.6 in August, up slightly from July. However, …

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Oil prices fall despite crude inventories dip


September 12, 2019

The nation’s stockpile of crude oil dropped by nearly 7 million barrels last week, but the bullish data did little to help oil prices. Instead, crude prices fell Tuesday and Wednesday because of the ouster of President Trump’s hawkish national security adviser, John Bolton, and Trump’s new willingness to consider easing oil sanctions on Iran. A jump in Iranian crude …

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Oil plummets as Trump signals thaw in Iranian sanctions deadlock


September 12, 2019

Oil dropped to a one-week low as U.S. President Donald Trump considered easing sanctions on Iran that severely restricted the OPEC member’s ability to export crude. Futures declined more than 2% in New York and London on Wednesday. Trump is preparing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani later this month, according to people familiar with the matter. Such talks …

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Woodlands to host annual Community Safety Expo Oct. 5


September 12, 2019

Residents interested in public safety and local resources can learn more about local policies and issues at the annual Community Safety Expo this fall. The event, set for slated for noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 5, is sponsored by The Woodlands Township along with numerous regional partners such as the Texas Department of State Health Services, the Texas A&M Agrilife …

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Suspects smash vehicle into front of Greenway Palace theater in Upper Kirby


September 12, 2019

Houston police are investigating a reported smash and grab at an Upper Kirby-area theater. Police responded to a reported alarm a little after 4 a.m at the Regal Edwards Greenway Grand Palace at the 3800 block of Weslayan Street, police said When they arrived, they found heavy damage to the front of the building near the arcade room, consistent with …

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Police: Thief steals credit card from cemetery, uses it hours later


September 12, 2019

Just hours after he stole a credit card from a parked car at a cemetery, a man used the card to purchase several items at a north Houston store, police said. Houston police have not identified the man in surveillance footage making the purchase at a store located in the 400 block of West Little York Road on Saturday, July …

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Community gets sneak peek at Tomball’s new $1.5M fire truck


September 12, 2019

Scheduled to be in service by the end of September, Tomball Fire Department’s new custom-built fire truck is meant to be not only a replacement, but an improvement over the apparatus that was totaled in a rollover wreck last year. Community members got a sneak peek of the vehicle during the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce Mobility and Transportation …

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