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Saudi Arabia is such an influential player in the oil industry that any action it takes — or is rumored to take — can sway global markets. So it's not surprising there's a lot of speculation about whether its massive state oil company, Saudi Aramco, is trying to buy a refinery in Texas.

Are Viral Law Ads a New Internet Reality?

Jul 15, 2016

From Texas Standard:

By now, you're probably familiar with the Fort Worth lawyer who calls himself the Texas Law Hawk.

From Texas Standard:

Texas has been long known for trying to lure businesses from other countries and states around the U.S. Now, the state of New York is getting in on the game. They’re running ads nationwide, including Texas media channels – like news site KXAN in Austin.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, tasked with bringing new business to San Antonio, has chosen 29-year-old Jenna Saucedo-Herrera as its new president and CEO.

 

  

 

Why Are Oil Prices Going Up?

May 17, 2016

Oil prices hit a six-month high yesterday and could reach $50 a barrel for the first time since November. For the past two years, the global demand for oil has been less than supply, but that may be changing. Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Jason Bellini of The Wall Street Journal.

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