The much-maligned—now bankrupt and outlawed—electricity provider offered just the sort of experiment Texas’s energy deregulation sought.
Fifty years ago this month, the Dallas-based carrier first took flight. It’s reflecting on its past as it confronts a pandemic-shaped future.
Before a Democratic walkout blocked the passage of an "election integrity" bill in the Texas Lege, members of the partnership had split over how to respond to the legislation.
Major setbacks this week may force the oil giants to speed efforts to curb carbon emissions and invest in renewables—and perhaps even abandon the search for new fossil-fuel plays.
The state's energy business has long counted on tax breaks and other largesse. Whether renewables or fossil fuels get more depends on how you do the math.
Plano probably had more to do with the invention of the snack than Richard Montañez's inspirational tale did.
With its WarnerMedia announcement, the Dallas-based telecom tacitly admits its latest bold acquisition—by a Texas company built on them—was a mistake.
Residents of the South Texas beach town say SpaceX’s billionaire owner is ruining their “little piece of heaven.”
A resurgent mining industry is lobbying the Legislature to make the state friendlier to the blockchain.
A few of Texas's big businesses have publicly criticized efforts to make voting more difficult. But many more, fearful of Republican retribution, are trying to keep their heads down.
The athletic wear giant threatened legal action over the bar’s parody of its famous blue hat.
With the pandemic spurring officials to keep more high-tech drug manufacturing on U.S. soil, the state stands to benefit.
In announcing an ambitious renewable-energy push this week, the Biden administration highlighted a vessel under construction in Brownsville as proof of the economic opportunities of going green.
Roma and D'Amico's, Italian eateries in the Rice Village, have taken opposite approaches after Greg Abbott lifted pandemic-era restrictions on businesses. Both establishments' owners say they're looking out for staff.
Some on Wall Street Profited off Texas Blackouts. In a Private Call, a Top Regulator Pledged He Would Try to Protect Their Windfall.
Public Utility Commission chairman Arthur D’Andrea apologized to investors last week for the “uncertainty” around its profits.
Yet, in an interview two days after the beloved cinema chain’s pandemic-induced bankruptcy filing, Tim League also says he can’t guarantee changes aren’t coming.
The bankruptcies and staggering electricity charges are beginning to arrive. Could it go from bad to worse?
Turns out not everyone loves Texas-size gas stations (or 13 varieties of jerky).
Many short-term lenders receive government help even as their ultrahigh interest rates trap vulnerable customers in debt.
The new president’s energy-related executive actions have stirred opposition in Texas and other oil-producing states. But Biden’s moves are dwarfed by the larger forces that have battered, and will transform, the industry.
As CEO of Occidental Petroleum, Vicki Hollub made the biggest deal the oil business had seen in years. Will it also go down as the biggest failure?
The Austin firm whose software has become nearly ubiquitous in the networks of the federal government and Fortune 500 companies reportedly left its clients vulnerable.
The founder of Tesla and SpaceX says he’s relocating to the Lone Star State. But which of our tech hubs is the best fit for the eccentric billionaire?
During a very tough year, no Texas CEO did more—for customers, students, and voters.
Dallas-based airline JSX operates small planes out of private-jet terminals—meaning no body scans, pat-downs, or other TSA hassles.
Holt’s partner, Trina Nishimura, who was the beverage director at the beloved ramen shop, shares their story with Texas Monthly.
A New Plano Company’s Business Model: Buying Snacks at Buc-ee’s, Then Shipping Them to Texpats Worldwide
The Beaver nominally approves.
As other major oil companies have invested in renewable energy, the Irving-based producer has stubbornly stayed the course.
The longtime adman had no choice in the face of massive losses following his insensitive statement that a Motel 6 ad was “too Black.”
With its industry reeling, the Fort Worth–based airline giant is quietly betting that diminished competition will keep passengers coming—even as they grumble about the carrier’s poor service, late arrivals, and the jam-packing of its flights amid the pandemic.
This might be the end of the LuAnn Platter.
Six months ago, Nuro was still making a name for itself. Now, thousands of Houstonians rely on the autonomous delivery service to help them avoid getting the coronavirus.
A mainstay of Dallas queer nightlife, Sue Ellen's is thought to be one of about ten lesbian bars left in the U.S.
It's not just the pandemic. Texas's beloved grocery chain has been developing its disaster response for more than a decade.
Despite the popular sunscreen brand's success and New York expansion, its founder says Texas is home.
"Shame is a powerful tool," says Kelly Ingram, the founder of Houston's COVID—Call Outs Group.
After the pandemic, will Texas's wide open cityscapes lure big business?
Pioneer CEO Scott Sheffield has been through more ups and downs than just about anyone in the business. This bust, he says, will change everything—forever.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the leader of the beleaguered, but beloved, Dallas carrier on what it will take to survive the pandemic.
“If People Want to Take a Chance, It’s Their Prerogative”: Inside One Bar on the First Day of Reopening
Over Memorial Day weekend, locals and tourists flocked to the Poop Deck in Galveston as Governor Greg Abbott allowed Texas bars to open at limited capacity.