Week In Review: August 24, 2018

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August 24, 2018

Energy Briefing 

Texas Gulf Coast Exports More Oil Than It Imports For The First Time

For the first time, the Lone Star state's biggest port district recently exported more crude oil than it imported, according to the Energy Department. It’s a big achievement that highlights a surge in U.S. oil exports and shows how the shale boom is making America less reliant on foreign oil.

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Midland Unemployment Falls to 2.2 Percent as Labor Force Tops 101,000

A surging oil and gas sector continued to strengthen the Midland labor market in July, according to figures released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission.


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The Eagle Ford Shale Benefits Bexar County

Thanks to affordable natural gas, San Antonio residents pay an average of 11.1 cents per kilowatt-hour of electricity, lower than the state and national averages.

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