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2013-12-30 12:20:15

Video: http://youtu.be/Pygs5sswvqE CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), based on a statewide proposal led by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99584LOGO) "We are proud to be a part of this historic moment in aviation history," said Dr. Flavius...

2013-10-11 20:20:23

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Municipal League (TML) has adopted a resolution supporting the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be named one of six federal unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) test sites. The vote was made Friday, Oct. 11, at the groups 2013 Annual Conference in Austin. "With the backing of Governor Rick Perry, we are the only site in Texas being considered," said...

2013-08-21 20:21:24

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Texas Court of Appeals in Austin dismissed an appeal to obtain a permit for a 1320-Megawatt, petroleum coke-fired power plant near Corpus Christi. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Las Brisas Energy Center, LLC, had sought to overturn the district court's decision to vacate the permit for the proposed plant, but recently moved to have their appeal dismissed. Terry Oxford of Susman Godfrey L.L.P., attorney for the Texas...

2013-04-17 16:20:38

SAN ANTONIO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tierra Companies and TexStar Midstream today announced that the companies have successfully completed the sale of Tierra Pipeline, LP to TexStar Midstream Services, LP. In addition, the companies have also entered into a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to sell Tierra Transportation to Black Creek Well Services, a sister company of TexStar. Tierra and Black Creek will work together toward completion of the sale of the...

2013-03-11 12:20:31

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will conduct the first mission over the Gulf of Mexico with their unmanned aircraft from Monday, March 11, through Friday, March 15. High Resolution Photos: Flickr Slideshow YouTube Video: http://youtu.be/HGqlxym_CNI The unmanned aircraft, commonly called a "drone," will acquire data over the Gulf and South Texas ranchland as part of their search for new applications of unmanned aerial...

2013-03-07 16:21:39

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Larry McKinney, Executive Director of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, has been asked to lead a congressional briefing about artificial reefs on Monday, March 11, in Washington, D.C. The briefing has been organized by the International Conservation Caucus Foundation. Approximately 4,000 oil and gas platforms that dot the northwestern Gulf of Mexico...

2012-09-26 10:21:35

Video: Lionfish sighting Non-native predators may impact Gulf ecosystems; endanger fishermen and divers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Footage shot by scientists with the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies is the first documented video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8MHwZIBuxE&feature=youtu.be) confirmation that a new non-native marine predator may pose a threat to the ecology of the waters along the Texas coast. Lionfish,...

2012-09-12 02:23:12

HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- M&G Group, leading producer of PET for packaging applications in the Americas and the market's technological leader, announces today that it has purchased the land in Corpus Christi, Texas where it will build its one million tons per year PET plant (2.2 billion pounds) and accompanying 1.2 million tons per year (2.6 billion pounds) PTA plant. The property has been purchased by the M&G Group from the philanthropic organization, The Robert...

2012-08-15 10:21:11

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SUSS) announced today that William F. Dawson, Jr., a member of the Company's Board of Directors, submitted his resignation. Dawson is currently a managing partner of Wellspring Capital Management, LLC. In July, Wellspring sold 5,750,000 shares in an underwritten secondary offering. Currently, Wellspring holds 854,882 shares of Susser Holdings stock representing 4.1% of the outstanding shares. "Bill...

2012-07-18 06:23:19

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TOR Minerals International (Nasdaq: TORM), producer of synthetic titanium dioxide and color pigments, specialty aluminas, and other high performance mineral fillers, announced today that the company plans to release results for its second quarter 2012 after the Market closes on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Olaf Karasch, President and CEO, will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern, 4:00 p.m. Central, that day to discuss the company's...