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Chesapeake sued over fatal well blast in South Texas

The families of three oilfield workers recently killed in a blowout are suing Chesapeake Energy Corp., arguing that the company's failure to properly manage the well site led to the deaths. Three lawsuits filed in Dallas County District Court thi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

Chesapeake Energy, others sued for $1 million in fatal Texas oil-well blast

Chesapeake Energy Corp and three oilfield service firms were sued by the daughter of a worker who suffered fatal injuries when a Texas oil well exploded in flames last month......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 5th, 2020

Explosion reported at second Chesapeake well site

For the second time in two weeks, the Railroad Commission of Texas sent an investigator to the site of Chesapeake Energy Corp. explosion in South Texas. The Brazos County Sheriff's Department was called out to a Chesapeake well site early Saturd.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2020

Some grounded Boeing 737 Max jets stored in San Antonio

Some grounded Boeing 737 Max jets are being stored at a South Texas maintenance facility amid the investigation into two fatal crashes overseas......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 19th, 2019

Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2018

South Texas rig count falls to historic low

For those oil producing counties closest to Bexar, the rig count is at its lowest point since 2004......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2020

Tesla sues California county in virus factory closure fight, threatens to leave

Tesla Inc sued local authorities in California on Saturday as the electric carmaker pushed to re-open its factory there and Chief Executive Elon Musk threatened to move Tesla's headquarters and future programs from the state to Texas or Nevada......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 2020

Virgin Hotels sues owner of new San Francisco hotel

Virgin Hotels sued the owner of its one-year-old hotel in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, accusing it of wrongly terminating the company's 20-year contract to manage the hotel. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in California Superior Court ag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2020

Virgin Hotels sues owner of San Francisco hotel

Virgin Hotels sued the owner of its one-year-old hotel in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, accusing it of wrongly terminating the company's 20-year contract to manage the hotel. The suit was filed Wednesday in California Superior Court a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2020

Texas’ first Opportunity Zone investment breaks ground on the South Side

The first Opportunity Zone investment signed in Texas broke ground last week on San Antonio's South Side......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2020

South Texas Drilling Permit Roundup: Oil major continues to seek new wells in Karnes County

One of the largest oil companies in the world hasn't stopped filing to drill new wells South Texas despite an industry downturn......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 5th, 2020

Tanger Outlets eyes reopening events in six states

Tanger Outlets is planning “Welcome Back” events at its four centers in South Carolina on May 8 and 10 other locations in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas on May 15......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2020

South Texas Drilling Permit Roundup: Struggling Houston firm to search for oil, gas in Eagle Ford

The company that came out ahead of this week's drilling permit report is facing delisting if it doesn't raise its stock price......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2020

States start to reopen, ending coronavirus lockdowns: Restaurants and cinemas open doors in Georgia; Texas on tap for May 1

States all have their own definition of “reopening”. Here’s what’s happening in South Carolina, Georgia, Oklahoma and elsewhere......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 28th, 2020

Mirae Asset says sued after deadline miss on $5.8 billion Anbang U.S. hotels deal

South Korean asset manager Mirae Asset Global Investments has been sued over a $5.8 billion deal to buy 15 U.S. hotels from China's Anbang Insurance Group after missing a deadline for the deal's closing, a Mirae spokesman said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 28th, 2020

SA hospital system owner providing more than $1M to area nonprofits

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. has awarded more than $1.1 million in emergency grant allocations to nearly four dozen health and social service agencies in its 74-county service area to fund Covid-19 response and recovery efforts. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

Oilfield services firm lays off over 150 in South Texas

A subsidiary of NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc. is laying off over a thousand employees across Texas, including 157 in the Eagle Ford Shale and outside of Corpus Christi. NexTier Completion Solutions Inc. submitted notices to the Texas Workforce .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

These states are loosening economic shut-down orders; Texas expected to announce new rules soon

States all have their own definition of “reopening”. Here’s what’s happening in South Carolina, Georgia, Oklahoma and elsewhere......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2020

South Texas Military Contracting Roundup: Local company awarded more than $460M Air Force contract

It was a good week for San Antonio companies in defense contracting, with four getting pieces of $1.12 billion in contracts shared among companies from across the nation......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2020

Halliburton lays off more than 300 San Antonio workers

Oilfield services giant Halliburton Co. has laid off 384 workers at the South San Antonio facility that oversees its Eagle Ford Shale operations. Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) informed the Texas Workforce Commission on April 7 that it was laying off th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2020

Oil Producers Will Pay You $54/Barrel To Take South Texas Sour Off Their Hands

Oil Producers Will Pay You $54/Barrel To Take South Texas Sour Off Their Hands All day long we have been told, "ignore the price collapse in the May WTI futures contract," look over here instead at how well stocks have rebounded... Excuses.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 20th, 2020