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If you are a programmer or software developer looking for a fresh start in a vibrant, growing area, you definitely want to consider the many technology jobs in Houston.
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As the energy industry in Texas continues to expand, oil and gas fields have become increasingly plagued by an unfortunate setback.
New data from the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) suggests that the local housing market is doing great so far in 2013.
The Houston Chronicle recently reported that growing activity in the Lone Star State’s Eagle Ford Shale region is expected to produce 1.3 million jobs in the next seven years.
On Thursday, September 5, RunTitle — a Texas-based company described as the only online marketplace for mineral ownership information — published a press release announcing that it had secured $4 million in Series A funding and would be relocating its headquarters from Houston to Austin.
In order to fulfill the growing demand for employees in Texas’ oil and gas industry, Houston Community College (HCC) has teamed up with drilling contractors to create an intensive program that will train students for working in this field once they graduate.
It’s no secret that the Eagle Ford Shale region in Texas makes up a significant part of the Lone Star State’s economy, creating a plethora of jobs and bringing in a large sum of money each year. But, according to an article published by San Antonio Express-News on Monday, August 20, this economic prosperity doesn’t have to be limited to areas where oil and gas are produced.
Houston is known for its booming oil and gas industry and the opportunities it creates for individuals in the local workforce. To better prepare the next generation of employees in this field, the Lone Star State has created The Energy Institute High School — a new partnership between the Houston Independent School District and the energy industry.
With the oil and gas industry in Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale region continuing to grow at a steady pace, there becomes the need for businesses in other fields to support these large infrastructures and their demands.
According to oil and gas news website Rigzone, the “energy industry in Texas is growing at a modest but stable pace,” based on Texas Petro Index (TPI) statistics.
Houston certainly is an exciting area to call home. In addition to fun attractions like Grand Texas and Big Rivers Water Park, this Lone Star State city also offers a great nightlife, delicious restaurants and plenty of activities for people of all ages.
Houston is already known for being the energy capital of the world, and it appears to be taking alternative power seriously, as well.
Every once in a while on this blog, we like to take a look at some interesting news stories happening in Houston and throughout the state of Texas in an effort to keep our readers up-to-date on current events.
Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale region is a huge driver of economic growth throughout the Lone Star State, so it’s encouraging to hear that company’s that do business in the area are thriving.
In Texas, the oil and gas industry is such an essential part of the state’s economy that oil businesses have teamed up to form the Karnes County Eagle Ford Energy Camp for children in the area.
According to The Pearland Journal, a Houston news outlet, the Texas Petro Index (TPI) — which measures a number of relevant economic indicators — has increased steadily over the past four months following a period of decline in late 2012.
On June 3, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP), the third largest energy company in North America, announced in a press release that it plans to extend its Kinder Morgan Crude and Condensate pipeline system (KMCC) deeper into the Eagle Ford Shale play.
Houston is known for having a healthy economy and a low unemployment rate – even in spite of the recent financial struggles that have fallen upon individuals in many parts of the United States as a result of the Great Recession.
The main priorities outlined in the proposal, reports CBS Houston, are job growth, infrastructure, quality of life, fiscal responsibility and public safety.
After an onslaught of tornadoes hit Texas and other surrounding states including Oklahoma, which has borne the brunt of the damage, some people in the Lone Star State’s business community may be wondering if the destruction brought on by the twisters will have an effect on the oil and gas companies that make up a large part of the area’s economy.
The Eagle Ford Shale isn’t the only formation in the state providing a significant amount of energy, career opportunities and economic stability, reports industry news source Fuel Fix in an April 23 article. It’s important to consider some of the other oil patches thriving in Texas.
There’s always something fun going on in Houston – particularly now that spring is underway and summer is fast approaching. Whether you’re looking for a unique date night idea or hoping to spend time with your family this weekend, here are some events you may want to consider attending.
On April 17, The Tierra Companies and TexStar Midstream announced in a press release that they have finalized the sale of Tierra Pipeline, LP – located in heart of the Eagle Ford Shale – to TexStar Midstream Services, LP.
According to a press release from the university, the James Tour Group created a super-tiny electrode using carbon nanotubes attached to sheets of graphene.
Baron Energy’s stake in the region began in April 2012, and since then it has increased production to over 22 facilities with several more planned for deployment during the next six months.
This influx could be further fuelled by changes in Houston’s employment levels, which are expected to expand by 2 to 2.5 percent each year.