The Permian Basin’s “West Texas Light” Is Headed Overseas

Production of “West Texas Light” is surging, and now the Permian Basin’s newest kind of oil is headed overseas. As production exceeds the demand of US refiners, exports are expected to jump. Oil companies have sought to separate lighter and less sulfurous crude from West Texas and New Mexico wells, in order to maintain the […]

New Epic Pipeline to Begin Carrying Crude Oil by Fall 2019

With oil production in the Permian Basin booming at an unprecedented pace, several different companies are competing to build the much-needed pipelines that will carry all that crude oil to refineries on the Gulf Coast. The San Antonio-based company Epic Midstream Holdings, for example, was formed in 2017 with the express purpose of building and […]

Oil Companies to Invest $100 Million in Permian Basin Infrastructure

With recent estimates from the United States Geological Survey suggesting there are more than 46 billion barrels of oil buried in the shale formations of the Permian Basin, there’s no end to the region’s historic oil boom in sight. And while the stunning increase in oil production has been great for energy companies, it has […]

Corpus Christi to Welcome New Crude Oil Export Terminal

Business is booming in the oil fields of the Permian Basin, and construction crews in Texas are working hard to expand the state’s oil transportation infrastructure in response to the surge in production. There are at least three new pipelines under construction that will carry crude oil from the Permian Basin to refineries on the […]

Several New Oil Pipelines Are Being Constructed in Texas

Crude oil production is booming in the Permian Basin, but the region’s limited pipeline infrastructure is having trouble keeping up with the increased output. Within the next couple of years, however, a number of new pipelines are slated to begin carrying oil from the Permian Basin to refineries on the Gulf Coast. One of these […]

Texas Oil Industry Adds 12,000 Jobs in Six Months

The oil business is booming in the state of Texas right now. According to the Houston Chronicle, which cited an index that tracks energy activity throughout Texas, oil companies in the state have added approximately 12,000 new jobs in the last six months. This brings the total number of oil and gas-related jobs in Texas […]