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Mitchell Ferman, The Texas Tribune

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Mitchell Ferman is an energy and economy reporter for The Texas Tribune.

In Railroad Commission Runoff, GOP Candidates Court North Texas Voters — Who Want Them...

PARIS, Texas — Deep in Northeast Texas, near the replica Eiffel Tower topped with a red cowboy hat, Cynthia Rice-Tims decorated tables...

Delays, Closures And Chaos Mount At Texas-Mexico Border Crossings From New State Inspections

EL PASO — Joel Estebane’s commercial truck had already been inspected by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers after crossing the bridge...

International Trade Halted At Texas Border Crossings As Truckers Protest Greg Abbott’s New Inspections

Commercial traffic at a key South Texas border crossing has stopped after Mexican truckers on Monday blocked north- and southbound lanes on...

Texas Power Grid, Energy Sectors Facing Elevated Russian Cyber Threats During War in Ukraine

Russian hackers have been probing Texas’ energy infrastructure for weak points in digital systems that would allow them to steal sensitive information...

Uncounted Mail-In Ballots Discovered In Harris County Add Uncertainty To Two Democratic Races

HOUSTON — Two notable Democratic primary races have gained a new level of uncertainty after Texas’ largest county said it “identified approximately...

Texas Pipeline Company Walks Back Threat to Cut Off Gas to Power Plants

After threatening to cut off fuel to roughly a third of the power plants owned by Texas’ biggest power generator, a major...

With Winter Weather Approaching, Pipeline Company Threatens to Cut off Gas Supply to Texas’...

With freezing weather sweeping into Texas late this week, subsidiaries for a major pipeline company are threatening to cut off natural gas...

Gov. Greg Abbott Intervened To Put A Positive Spin On Texas’ Power Grid

The two most powerful people overseeing Texas’ electric grid sat next to each other in a quickly arranged Austin news conference in...

Texas Energy Regulators, Gas Industry Try To Reassure The Public That The State’s Power...

MIDLAND — Following Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent guarantee that the lights will stay on this winter, Texas energy regulators and the oil...

“People Should Probably Be Worried”: Texas Hasn’t Done Enough to Prevent Another Winter Blackout,...

MIDLOTHIAN — After last winter’s freeze hamstrung power giant Vistra Corp.’s ability to keep electricity flowing for its millions of customers, CEO...

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