Business

Energy |
April 30, 2011

Oil Night Long

Amid all the drink tickets, bikini-clad hostesses, and outrageous displays of wealth at the world’s largest expo for independent oilmen, I was determined to get some answers about the future of the business.

Ranching |
July 31, 1998

When We Were Kings

For the first time in its history, the world-famous King Ranch is being run by someone other than a descendant of its founder. Can the mythic institution survive a changing of the guard?

Business |
May 31, 1998

Plane Spoken

The man who runs Continental Airlines is a rough-and-tumble Navy ex who talks more like a maintenance man than a corporate chief-but Gordon Bethune knows what he’s doing, and he gets results.

Business |
June 30, 1997

Corporate Makeover

EDS, the company Ross Perot imbued with his own conservative image, is designing Internet sites for magazines like Elle. What a tangled Web we weave.