Latest Pecos County, Texas Stories

2014-02-09 23:00:07

"Texas is once again leading the nation in oil field production and innovation. The Permian Basin is truly a game-changer in a global sense,” he concluded. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Plano, Texas based Aegis Oil reports an oilfield discovery with its $300 million drilling campaign. CEO Reagan Beason confirmed today that a previously undiscovered zone was located in the Woodford Shale in Pecos County, Texas. Aegis’ drilling data and discoveries were further validated...

2009-02-05 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Back in 2006 when Texas overtook California to lead the nation in wind power few would have predicted the break-neck pace of development that would follow. Today, just three years later, wind turbines generating 8005-megawatts, more than all the turbines spinning in California, Iowa and Minnesota, have outstripped the capacity of the high-voltage grid to move the power from windy west Texas to major cities where it's needed. But, after a year of laying the...

2008-10-21 09:00:46

BP Wind Energy has announced the beginning of full commercial operation of the first phase of the Sherbino wind farm in Pecos County, Texas. The first 150MW of the project, which has a potential capacity of 750MW, has been built through a 50-50 joint venture agreement with Padoma Wind Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy. The first phase of the project is expected to generate enough carbon-free electricity to power approximately 45,000 average US homes. Construction of the...

2008-08-17 18:00:46

Appalachian Power Co. plans to buy electricity from a wind farm that's being developed in Greenbrier County. Appalachian Power's parent, Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power, announced the 20-year purchase agreement with Beech Ridge Energy LLC on Thursday. AEP says Appalachian Power plans to buy between 100 and 147 megawatts, the entire output of the 186-megawatt project's first phase. The deal is subject to approval from the West Virginia Public Service Commission. AEP says it...

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