For dozens of north-east delegates attending this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, the trip was the place to tout for international business and make invaluable contacts.
As the global industry assembles in Houston for the Offshore Technology Conference, it will be in the midst of a quiet American revolution.
Moss Creek Resources recently set a new record for drilling a well in the Permian Basin, the onshore resource that has dramatically transformed the fortunes of the US oil and gas industry.
A Texas businessman who hails from the north-east of Scotland has celebrated the expansion of his business incubator venture in Houston.
An entrepreneur who left Aberdeen for Texas almost 25 years ago has a burning ambition to put down roots for his company in the Granite City.
Exxon Mobil will pour $2 billion into expanding its Baytown chemical complex, creating 2,000 construction jobs and further cementing the region's role as a petrochemical hub.
Texas, home to the world’s largest oil reserve and America’s biggest source of coal-fired power, is on the verge of a clean-energy boom.
The waters off the Gulf Coast could be an attractive place to install offshore wind farms. The winds are decent and there's plenty of space but at the moment, electricity prices in Texas are low, thanks to cheap wind coming from West Texas wind farms, and aren't high enough to justify the expense of engineering and building off the coast.
An Aberdeen travel firm has reported strong interest from north-east busiensses interested in going to the Offshore Technology Conference (OCT) in the US.
Wood has been awarded a £34m contract by a large-cap midstream company to construct 80 miles of steel pipeline in west Texas.
Exxon Mobil Corp. will use renewable energy to produce oil in West Texas.
Texas energy companies are pouring millions of dollars into Washington state to fight a ballot measure that, if passed, would create the nation’s first carbon fee, raising the cost of gasoline and other fossil fuels and likely hurting demand for petroleum products.
Texas lost two drilling rigs over the last week, both in the high-producing Permian Basin oil field of West Texas.
Exxon Mobil has completed a nearly $500 million refining expansion at its Beaumont campus with plans for much more oil refining and plastics growth to come at the complex.
At the beginning of this century, the British energy company BP achieved its own American dream, becoming the largest oil and gas producer in the United States after spending a combined $75 billion to buy the oil companies Amoco and ARCO in audacious back-to-back deals.
Oil exports exceeded imports along Texas' Gulf Coast in April for the first time on record.
Officials have identified a worker who died from his injuries after a natural gas pipeline exploded in Texas last week.
At least one worker remains in critical condition after an explosion at a natural gas pipeline sent seven people, including two firefighters, to the hospital Wednesday.
Texas dealt a potential death blow to what would be the largest-ever U.S. wind farm: American Electric Power Co.’s $4.5 billion Wind Catcher project.
Shale oil hasn’t always been Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s best friend, but they’re working on the relationship.
Texas has nearly 9.3 million households, according to the Census Bureau, but only a small fraction of them are powered by solar energy.
Houston's Enterprise Products Partners has completed an expansion of a Midland pipeline that will bring more crude oil out of Texas' prolific Permian Basin.
Both Texas and the nation are producing more oil than nearly ever, but they're doing so with far fewer workers and drilling rigs.
A pipeline shortage that’s leaving gas trapped in West Texas’ Permian Basin means prices for the fuel there are the lowest of any major U.S. hub, wresting that distinction from Appalachia’s Marcellus Shale. Prices for Permian gas, produced alongside oil in the play, have tumbled 30 percent from a year ago, while output rose to a record.
The Texas oil industry's attempt to do more with less may have left the state's oil and gas workforce permanently smaller.