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2014-09-02 20:21:40

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pasadena water customer, represented by Krause, Kalfayan, Benink & Slavens, LLP, and the City of Pasadena have settled a lawsuit brought against the City in 2013. The lawsuit alleged that Pasadena illegally transferred millions of dollars each year from its separate water utility fund to its general fund in violation of Proposition 218. The suit challenged Pasadena's practice of transferring a fixed six percent of the water utility's...

2014-09-02 16:22:39

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trafigura AG, a leader in international commodities trading and logistics, announced today that it has signed an agreement for the sale of 80 percent of its membership interests in the entity which holds its South Texas midstream assets, Trafigura Terminals LLC, to Buckeye Partners, L.P. ("Buckeye") (NYSE: BPL), experts in the transportation, storage and marketing of liquid petroleum products. The total transaction value agreed was USD860 million...

2014-09-02 16:22:36

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) and Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) today announced that they have closed the previously announced purchase and sale of Weatherford's pipeline and specialty services business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/19990308/WEATHERFORDLOGO The acquisition provides Baker Hughes with an expanded range of pre-commissioning, deepwater and in-line inspection services worldwide. The addition of over 700...

2014-09-02 12:28:38

Metroplex Technology Business Council Recognizes Elite North Texas Technology DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BenefitMall®, the leading provider of employee benefit, human resources (HR), and payroll products and services, today announced it was awarded with the Technology Adopter award in the 14th annual Tech Titans Awards. The Tech Titans Technology Adopter award recognizes companies headquartered in the DFW Metroplex whose core business is not a technology product for...

2014-09-02 08:32:41

Michigan company establishes Mexican manufacturing operations in order to be in proximity to customers. EL PASO, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Firstronic has entered into a seventy-eight month contract for services in Mexico with the Tecma Group of Companies that will enable the firm to begin the assembly of electronic control units for industrial and automotive applications at its new Mexican manufacturing operations in Ciudad Juarez during the...

2014-09-02 08:23:49

DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) has closed its previously announced acquisitions in Glasscock County for an aggregate purchase price of $257 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. As previously disclosed, the acquisitions include 6,652 net surface acres, or 19,367 net effective horizontal acres, in Glasscock County with 156 net horizontal drilling locations and 316 net vertical locations on 20-acre...

2014-09-02 08:22:55

NATCHEZ, Miss., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE) ("Callon" or the "Company") today announced it has entered into definitive agreements with private entities to acquire certain undeveloped acreage and oil and gas producing properties located in Midland, Andrews, Martin and Ector Counties, Texas for an approximate aggregate price of $212.6 million in cash, subject to customary purchase price adjustments with an effective date of May 1, 2014. The Company has...

2014-09-01 08:21:23

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding EOG Resources Inc. (NYSE: EOG), Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX), Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) and LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE: LYB). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

2014-08-29 23:08:51

Celebrates Pflugerville – FM 685 Grand Opening with Donation to Pflugerville High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Pflugerville – FM 685 facility at 7am today. The new facility is located 1501 FM 685, Pflugerville, Texas and is open 24-7. “Our team is pleased to be a part of First Choice Emergency Room’s second location in Pflugerville and we look forward to continuing to deliver high quality emergency medical care to the...

2014-08-29 08:27:01

MCKINNEY, Texas, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London-based Barclays Bank has selected McKinney, Texas, as the new site for one of the company's innovative technology centers. Barclays, a Global Fortune 500 company, is an international financial service provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. Barclays will move into the McKinney Corporate Center 1 building at Craig Ranch, developed by VanTrust Real Estate, LLC....


Latest Geography of Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

2013-04-18 23:10:55

The Texas Blackland Prairies are a temperate grassland ecoregion that is located in Texas that stretches roughly from the Red River in North Texas to San Antonio in the south. This area covers an area of 19,400 square miles, consisting of a main belt of 17,000 square miles and two islands of tall grass prairie grasslands located southeast of the main blackland prairie belt; both the main belt and the islands stretch northeast/southwest. It hosts many different eco-regional organisms....

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