The energy giant agreed to pay the Department of Justice and the SEC the hefty sum to settle the criminal cases associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
A Disney cruise set sail from Galveston under new a deal that is “guaranteed to create a minimum of $2.4 million in gross revenue for the Port of Galveston.”
The Dallas-based retailer alerted customers that hackers stole as many as 1.1 million credit and debit card numbers, a much larger figure than previous thought.
“Damage to fixed, floating and underwater assets” including offshore platforms and pipelines could shut down 95 percent of production in the Gulf.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott scored a victory over the EPA this week over when a federal appeals court ordered the federal agency to take more time to consider Texas’s pollution control measures.