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Houston-based Apache Corp. to close regional office in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Houston-based oil and gas producer Apache Corp. will close its regional office in Tulsa as part of a company-wide restructuring. The Tulsa World reports the company announced its plans Monday to close the office that employs 160 people. Apache spokeswoman Castlen Kennedy said the company will try to offer as many jobs as possible to the ...

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The Latest on flooding: Texas evacuations up to 1,000

11:45 a.m. About 1,000 people have been evacuated in Central Texas and an evening curfew has been imposed as fast-moving floodwaters have consumed homes, sent downed power lines snaking into neighborhoods and turned roadways into tributaries. San Marcos city spokeswoman Kristi Wyatt said Sunday that shelters are open. Rescue crews used pontoon boats and a National Guard helicopter to pull ...

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South Texas Oilfield Expo hits back against oil price uncertainty

Sponsored Article Trade show development and management company Texas Classic Production is gearing up for their second show of the season in South Texas. The oil and gas industry expo is themed with the heavy question every oilfield-oriented company is biting its nails over, “How do we survive falling oil prices?” On July 29th and 30th, San Antonio will be ...

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4 San Antonio Democrats vie to fill vacant Texas House seat

SAN ANTONIO— Voters in western San Antonio are choosing a successor for state Rep. Jose Menendez, who left office in February to become a Texas senator. Four Democratic candidates squaring off Tuesday are former San Antonio City Council member Delicia Herrera, ex-Bexar (bayr) County prosecutor Ina Minjarez, firefighter Nathan Alonzo and insurance agent David Rosa. The race should conclude a ...

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Texas high court hears case on gas royalty payments

AUSTIN – Chesapeake Energy went to the Texas Supreme Court last week to defend how it deducted post-production costs from royalty checks in a case that is being widely watched by the oil and gas industry and property owners suing the company for millions of dollars. Chesapeake is appealing a San Antonio appeals court ruling from 2014 upholding a state ...

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Baker Hughes moves out of Alice, 50 jobs cut

Bad news for Baker Hughes employees in Alice, Texas, where the company has closed its hydraulic fracturing facility. The shutdown that occurred Monday means 50 folks are out of work. However, Baker Hughes has claimed that some of those jobs are moving to San Antonio. South Texas television station KIII-TV reported that some employees were laid off Monday while others ...

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Jobless rates rise in recent months

Joblessness in Kerr County increased from December to January about the same rate as the state and the nation, according to recent figures from the Texas Workforce Commission. The county’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in January, compared to 3.5 percent the month before. During the same period, Texas’ rate went from 4.1 percent to 4.6 percent, compared to the ...

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271 immigrants with criminal records rounded up in Texas

SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say federal agents have captured 271 immigrants with criminal records during a five-day immigration sweep of Texas. An ICE statement Monday said the arrests were part of a nationwide operation that netted a little more than 2,000 immigrants with criminal histories in the sixth operation of this type ICE has run ...

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Dispute turns deadly for oil and gas employer

Few can deny that working in the oilfield is dangerous. But an industry work yard was the site of an entirely different type of danger Thursday, resulting in the death of an employer. Although no names have been released to the public as of yet, deputies are investigating the death of an employer at Oil & Gas Production Management L.L.C. ...

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Retail gasoline prices across Texas up 6 cents this week

COPPELL, Texas — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have risen 6 cents this week to reach an average $2.17 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares with a 7-cent increase nationwide, with gas prices hitting $2.34 per gallon. Dallas and Fort Worth have the most expensive gasoline statewide this week at $2.22 per gallon. Drivers in San Antonio ...

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