When his Houston-based company was on the ropes, George Mitchell pushed his engineers to resuscitate a declining North Texas gas field. The solution they came up with transformed the world.
Articles by Loren Steffy
Sep 11, 2019 — By Loren Steffy
The Dallas oilman and corporate raider's long, complicated history as an aw-shucks billionaire.
Jun 26, 2019 — By Loren Steffy
’Wall Street Journal’ reporter Russell Gold’s new book, ’Superpower,’ crafts an engaging narrative of one man’s quest to modernize the American energy business.
Jan 4, 2019 — By Loren Steffy
The Southwest Airlines cofounder was a pioneering entrepreneur who changed the way we travel. He was also a world-class wit, a bon vivant, and a not-so-closet intellectual.
Nov 13, 2018 — By Loren Steffy
The Dallas executive is trying to make sure the 139-year-old company sticks around for another 139 years.
Jan 23, 2018 — By Loren Steffy
Launched by two of the biggest names in Texas business, Clear Channel was once the most powerful—and feared—player in radio. Now rebranded as iHeartMedia, it’s on the brink of bankruptcy.
Dec 8, 2017 — By Loren Steffy
The date is the anniversary of an important court ruling for oil industry employees.
Nov 15, 2017 — By Loren Steffy
Operators need to monitor data from their wells in real time in order to prevent the next Deepwater Horizon, experts say.
Oct 11, 2017 — By Loren Steffy
Recruiting new talent may become more challenging at a time when oil and gas companies need it most.
Aug 28, 2017 — By Loren Steffy
Higher gasoline prices are just another consequence of the storm.
Jun 5, 2017 — By Loren Steffy
The night supervisor on the Deepwater Horizon died at his home in Louisiana.
Apr 17, 2017 — By Loren Steffy
And why its $11 million budget is a bargain.
Jan 10, 2017 — By Loren Steffy
He’s often described as “diplomatic,” but negotiating business is different than negotiating global relations.
Nov 5, 2014 — By Loren Steffy
Did we mention they're in bankruptcy?