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Sitton: Energy outlook 'rosy'

Texas Railroad Commissioner (TRC) Ryan Sitton of Friendswood took to the podium to address the future of Texas and U.S. energy markets. According to Sitton, the TRC is the global regulatory authority for the oil and gas industry. More...

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Port of Houston growth brings challenges

The Port of Houston Authority achieved record-setting cargo activity last year. And while Port Authority officials continue to celebrate a period of explosive gains, plans for future growth are already being put in place. More...

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Optimism in place at petrochemical conference

Petrochemical, maritime and logistics experts delivered bold forecasts for continued capital investment in new facilities and expansions in the Houston Ship Channel and Greater Houston region. While declining oil prices and resulting job cuts were on the minds of industry leaders, they expressed confidence the "downstream" industry was well-positioned to grow and could adjust to a changing market due to cost constraints implemented by refining, chemical and maritime industries during the 2008-2009 recession.

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