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October 29, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, has entered into definitive agreements for the debt financing of approximately $3.85 billion of capital required for the development of Freeport LNG’s first train facility at its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Superior Crude Gathering, Inc. has agreed to pay a civic penalty of $1.61 million related to a 2010 crude oil spill from tanks at the company's oil storage facility in Ingleside, Texas. More
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October 29, 2014 -- Executive Director Roger Guenther announced at Monday's meeting of the Port of Houston Authority that September cargo at port facilities continued the positive trend for the year and the outlook continues to be good through the remainder of 2014, More
October 28, 2014 -- Port Freeport recently welcomed the first vessel from Mediterranean Shipping Co. and made use of the port's new Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes. More
October 28, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $800,000 from the Texas Enterprise Fund in Siro Group USA to locate a manufacturing facility in Seguin, Texas. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $7,226,000 contract to Pat William’s Construction, LLC for the construction of the new Port Administration Building. More
October 27, 2014 -- The City of League City and Houston Technology Center have partnered to bring new resources to League City’s small businesses, entrepreneurs and inventors. More w/ Video
October 27, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday listened to a presentation by the United States Army Corps of Engineers outlining the decommissioning of the MH1-A Sturgis, a former floating nuclear power station. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to extend leases with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, LP, for a five-year term for bulk handling. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Houston Public Library will host a lecture on security at the Port of Houston, presented by Texas Security Forum Director Joan Neuhaus Schaan, tonight at the Julia Ideson Building. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host a Drayage Truck Event on Saturday to provide information to local truck owners and operators regarding assistance options for replacing older, diesel-powered, heavy-duty port vehicles. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau today issued a scam alert regarding websites claiming to sell medicines that cure or prevent Ebola. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership on Thursday presented the 2014 Developer of the Year Award to the Moody Interests. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to change the chamber's name to the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. More
October 24, 2014 -- Barrios Technology on Thursday announced that Jessica Nimon, International Space Station Rsearch Communications Managing Editor, has been presented the Space Flight Awareness Trailblazer Award by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Texas Medical Center today announced that Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC plans to expand J-Labs to include a new business incubator within the center's Innovation Institute. More
October 23, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital was recently recognized with the "Excellence through Insight" award by HealthStream, Inc. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Interjet has launched service connecting Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport with Monterrey International Airport in Monterrey, Mexico. More
October 23, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Jonathan Newport has been named as the corporation's director of government affairs. More
October 23, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage of the October 27 launch of a resupply mission to the International Space Station by Orbital Sciences Corporation. More
October 23, 2014 -- The City of League City today announced that Cabela's Incorporated is planning to build a 72,000 square-foot store in the Pinnacale Park Develpoment at Interstate Highway 45 near Big League Dreams Parkway. More
October 23, 2014 -- BP today announced the discovery of oil at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will host the second event in their quarterly Focus Series on December 10 in Willis. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Texas Foundation for the Arts will premiere its newest documentary film, "Houston Ship Channel: Deep Water Centennial" on November 10, the day of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the channel, on Houston Public Media TV 8. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Division will host its sixth annual Halloween Bash on Thursday. More
October 21, 2014 -- The City of League City's Economic Development Department recently received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Brazos Bend State Park. More
October 21, 2014 -- Freeport LNG and Port Freeport today announced the start of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. More
October 20, 2014 -- Former National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut Wendy Lawrence will join ExxonMobil engineers and other scientists to help ignite the interest of hundreds of Houston-area female students in pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields at the Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University on October 25. More
October 20, 2014 -- Five Barrios Technology employees were recently presented with quarterly Silver Barrios Employee Awards and Recognition (BEAR) awards. More
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