Energy

Reporting and commentary on the Texas energy industry and innovations shaping its future

Energy |
October 4, 2016

The Future of Balmorhea

There's been a lot of hang-wringing over what could happen to one of the state's most treasured pools in the midst of the latest oil discovery, but an environmental research group is optimistic about the outcome.

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.

Science |
April 15, 2016

Unfriendly Climate

Katharine Hayhoe has made it her life’s mission to proclaim the truth about climate change. Can she get the skeptics to listen?…