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Loren Steffy

Business |
February 20, 2019

Is the World Ready for Dell 3.0?

Michael Dell has transformed the stodgy computer manufacturer that bears his name into a nimble data-management outfit. He’s hoping that's enough to bring the pride of Round Rock back to its former glory.

Business |
March 22, 2017

Black Elk Down

How did a small Houston oil company with grand ambitions get caught up in the biggest Ponzi scheme since Bernie Madoff?

Energy |
September 21, 2016

Blowout

Four years after his indictment, one of the only people prosecuted for the Deepwater Horizon explosion tells his side of the story.

Energy |
July 20, 2016

Electric Mayhem

Every month, the customers of the state’s smallest energy transmission utility open their bills—and can’t believe what they see.

Business |
June 22, 2016

Out of Gas

How Aubrey McClendon, “America’s most reckless  billionaire,” left some Houston energy firms holding the tab.

Business |
August 19, 2015

Whatabattle!

How the iconic burger chain’s attempt to build a bigger, better company alienated some of the people behind its success.