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Local business in Texas City, TX
Thursday | via Houston Press
Never mind the Hideout during the rodeo itself, but critics who gripe that the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo embraces the likes of Fall Out Boy at the expense of the boot-scootin' talent in its own backyard must have overlooked the World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest. Comment?
Sunday Feb 22 | via Chemical Online
Praxair, Inc. has signed a 20-year agreement to supply approximately 170 million standard cubic feet per day of hydrogen and 2,000 tons per day of nitrogen to a new 750,000 metric tons per year ammonia complex being built by a new entity formed by Yara and BASF. To help fulfill the raw material requirements of this world-scale ammonia project located in Freeport, Texas, Praxair is investing more than $400 million to add hydrogen and nitrogen production capacity and extending its Gulf Coast pipeline systems approximately 46 miles from Texas City to the Freeport area. Comment?
Sunday Feb 22 | via Bloomberg
Union workers picket outside of the Marathon Petroleum Corp. Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas, U.S. Photographer: F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg -- Royal Dutch Shell Plc and the United Steelworkers, which represents 30,000 U.S. oil workers, are said to be planning to restart talks this week to resolve a labor dispute as more workers joined in the nation's biggest refinery strike since 1980. The two sides will meet on Wednesday for the first time since negotiations broke up on Feb. 20 without a deal, according to two people familiar with the talks. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via Chicago Tribune
They continued to fire this week even as 1,065 workers entered the second week of a national strike affecting 11 production facilities, including nine refineries. Those refineries account for about 13 percent of domestic refining capacity, according to reports. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via Financial Planning
RIA Leaders: Top 20 Firms for 2015 Over the years, Financial Planning has been striving to make the annual RIA Leaders list ever more rigorous, weeding out advisory firms that take commission, have registered reps, are owned by big stakeholders. This year's ranking calls out the most successful independent, fee-only players who have been able to say no to the big offers -- at least so far. Comment?
Apr 19, 2012 | via WWL-AM New Orleans
Tommy talks to WWL NFL analyst Mike Detillier about the Saints coaching changes. He also talks to Arthur Hardy, the Editor & Publisher of the Mardi Gras Guide, about today's parades. Comment?
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