President’s signature moves Keystone XL project forward

Tuesday, Jan. 24, President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders and presidential memoranda reducing regulations and expediting energy and infrastructure projects such as the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Two days later, TransCanada Corporation, the company behind the pipeline, submitted a Presidential Permit application to the U.S. Department of State for approval of the Keystone XL (KXL), a 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline to connect oil production in Alberta, Canada, to refineries in the United States.

Mexican market reforms could influence U.S. gasoline exports

The Mexican government is in the process of opening its gasoline and diesel markets to outside competition and replacing government-set prices with market-based prices.

Tuffy’s to re-open in Mauriceville this spring

A long-time favorite eatery of Orange County and beyond is re-opening this spring. Known for its rolls, desserts and chicken fried steak, Tuffy’s will open its doors once again in its original 11261 TX-12 location in Mauriceville, according to Van Choate, owner of Hushpuppy Industrial Catering Company.

Beaumont Fastsigns receives national award

Fastsigns of Beaumont has once again received national recognition out of more than 650 locations worldwide at the 2017 Fastsigns Convention, which was recently held in Phoenix, Arizona.
The locally owned and operated business received the Pinnacle Club Award, which is given to the centers ranked 26 to 125 for sales volume between Oct. 1, 2015, and Sept. 30, 2016.