Monthly Archives: December 2012

Texas Judge Stops Pipe Build

A judge in Nacogdoches County, in eastern Texas, agreed with local landowner Michael Bishop enough to issue an order to TransCanada to halt construction on the Keystone XL pipeline until a second hearing.

18-Wheeler Struck By Train

Dale Hayden was the driver of the flatbed 18-wheeler that was involved in a fatal crash with a freight train on November 15 in Midland, Texas.

New Details On Thanksgiving Wrecks

Last week, the Texas Department of Public Safety released a report detailing the findings of their investigation into the fatal Thanksgiving Day pile-ups that killed Debra and Vincent Leggio.

Contract Pushes Drilling For Oil

As many leases signed by local landowners in Southern Texas are set to expire in the coming months, oil companies operating in the Eagle Ford well have been ramping up their presence.

Houston Avoids Hurricane In 2012

Despite the fact that 2012 has gone down as the third-most active hurricane season on record, Houston was spared the worst of this year.