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Anti-trafficking advocates rally in Austin

CORPUS CHRISTI – Rep. Todd Hunter, R-Corpus Christi, said he met with several groups to discuss the possible creation of an anti-human trafficking hotline, stronger punishments for those who engage in the crime, and the development of centers for victims. Hunter is part of the Joint Interim Committee to Study Human Trafficking and said rallies like the one Thursday help ...

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Anadarko gives positive spin to spar decommission (video)

Spars—the supporting structure for offshore drilling rigs—are expensive to build and utilized for many years. But what happens when it’s time to decommission one? These spars provide unique ecological environments and fishing zones in the Gulf of Mexico, and now Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has successfully placed its Red Hawk cell spar off the coast of Louisiana. But the company put ...

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Economist: Oil prices may keep falling until June

CORPUS CHRISTI – Fifteen bucks. That’s all Irma Santillanes can spare for gas most days. Until recently, that made driving her 1999 Pontiac Bonneville a real guessing game. “Usually, I’d put $15 in the tank … and hope for the best,” she says, while filling up at a Sunoco service station on Corpus Christi’s Southside. The mother of two from Corpus Christi ...

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Experts predict growing Corpus Christi, economy

CORPUS CHRISTI — The Eagle Ford Shale economic boom has done more for Corpus Christi than providing tax dollars and jobs during a time when exploration and drilling jobs seemingly appeared daily. It’s set the region up for years of economic success by offering low-cost natural gas to industrial giants worldwide, experts told a Rotary Club luncheon Thursday. Three entities ...

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FERC approves another Gulf Coast LNG project

Although doubts have been raised about the future of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved another LNG export project. According to Natural Gas Intelligence, FERC has given the green light to the Corpus Christi Liquefaction LLC export project and its accompanying pipeline, which is set for Texas’ coastline. The terminal, proposed by Cheniere Energy ...

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New plant approved in Corpus Christi will create new jobs for local economy

Last Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave a final approval for construction to begin on a new condensate splitter plant Corpus Christi, Texas. The EPA issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit to Magellan Processing, L.P. The company plans to build the new plant at the company’s existing terminal in Nueces County. ...

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