Category: General-Localized

RunTitle receives $4 million in Series A funding

RunTitle aims to move title ownership data for the oil and gas industry to the cloud.

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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.

Eagle Ford Shale’s success could benefit surrounding Texas communities

Hill Country, an area of Central and South Texas, could benefit from the Eagle Ford Shale region.

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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 opens Energy Institute High School

Houston recently opened a brand new high school that will prepare students for careers in the energy industry.

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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.

New theme park coming to Houston area

A new theme park is coming to the Houston area in the next couple years.

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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.

Tornadoes not expected to effect Houston’s energy industry

The recent onslaught of tornadoes aren't expected to have an impact on Houston's energy business.

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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.

What’s going on in Houston this weekend?

There are lots of fun events going on in Houston this weekend.

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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.