Southeast Texas energy companies gassing up to drive global LNG market

The longtime fear among Baltic nations has been that Russia will use energy as a political weapon, cutting their natural gas supply. But in the future, that may no longer be leverage the superpower can use against the post-Soviet states, with a shale boom that has made the United States a major player in the LNG export market.

Sabine-Neches Navigation District legislation passes Texas Legislature

The Sabine-Neches Navigation District legislation, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) and sponsored by Representative Joe Deshotel (D-Beaumont), has passed both chambers of the Texas Legislature and will now be sent to the Governor for signature. Senate Bill 1137 clarifies existing state statutes and authorizes the District to enter into contracts and agreements necessary to deepen the Sabine-Neches Waterway.

Altus Health to open new emergency center in Lufkin

Altus Emergency Centers announced Wednesday, May 6, that it will expand its operations to Lufkin, Texas, with the construction of a freestanding emergency center.

Water, water, everywhere ...

 Bill Hughes

At the Riverfront Pavilion in Orange on Monday, April 20, Sabine River Authority engineer Bill Hughes (center) discusses plans to use grant money from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill restoration funding to build a Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility in Orange County.