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Texas oil port to raise $300 million for work to handle U.S. shale...

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Port officials on Tuesday are expected to consider $300 million in financing that would prepare the country's largest oil-export port - Corpus Christi, Texas - to handle a surge in U.S. shale production over the next five years.

Port officials on Tuesday are expected to consider $300 million in financing that would prepare the country’s largest oil-export port - Corpus Christi, Texas - to handle a surge in U.S. shale production over the next five years.

Business Is Booming at the Panama Canal

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Ships moving natural gas and petroleum product exports from the U.S. are the fastest-growing business for the Panama Canal, with annual revenue from tolls growing more than 20 times over the past two years.

The Panama Canal went from zero LNG shipments in 2015 to six million metric tons last year, and this year it expects that number to nearly double. Liquefied-natural-gas shipments from U.S. energy producers in #Texas took off in 2016.

Local students participate in week-long aviation camp

valleycentral.com

Students and teachers from the South Texas Independent School District are participating in a week-long Summer Aviation Camp at the Sun Valley Aviation facility in Harlingen.Each year, nearly 19 students are selected to part take in the program all at no

Students and teachers from the South Texas ISD are participating in a week-long Summer Aviation Camp at the Sun Valley Aviation facility in Harlingen. Through the camp, students are lectured on aircraft components, radio communication, navigation, meteorology —and even life lessons. Rio Grande Valley Partnership

Natural gas exports up 8 percent in 1st quarter

houstonchronicle.com

Nationwide exports of natural gas are up 8 percent in the first quarter compared to a year earlier and 66 percent more compared to the same quarter in 2016, according to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Wow! A 1957 record broken. The increase in natural gas shipments also set a new nationwide milestone. The United States exported more natural gas than it imported last year, making the United States a net exporter of natural gas for the first time since 1957.

Revolution to Renaissance

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How Fracking Has Spurred A Resurgence In Texas Manufacturing

“The Texas #manufacturing sector is among the most energy-efficient industries in the world, but electricity costs and the availability of feedstock still make a huge difference in where companies decide to invest,” said Tony Bennett, President, Texas Association of Manufacturers. “The shale revolution has been a game changer for Texas manufacturers by helping to reduce power prices and providing an abundance of feedstock that has helped companies to expand. All of this has spurred billions of dollars in new investments and created high-paying jobs for Texans.”