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Phoenix Promotes Jon Regh to Houston Area Manager

Phoenix International Holdings Inc. promoted Jon Regh to area manager of its Houston, Texas location. In his new role, Regh will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day revenue-producing activities of the office, as well as providing direct oversight of the sales and marketing program; with the goal of maximizing utilization of company assets, increasing market share and expanding into new

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O&G Lease Sale Scheduled for Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters

On Mar. 20, 2019, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is conducting a lease sale offering more than 78 million acres in federal waters offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida for oil and gas exploration and development. Lease Sale 252, which offers all unleased and non-protected areas in the Gulf of Mexico, will be livestreamed to the public

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Corpus Christi Ship Channel will be Deeper by 2020

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation received a $93 million contract award for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. Dredging to deepen the entrance channel will commence during the second quarter of 2019, with completion expected in early 2020. The overall ship channel deepening effort will comprise multiple phases over the next five years. The total estimated contract value of

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Fish and Wildlife Foundation Awards More than $280 Million to Gulf States

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced the sixth round of grants from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF), including 21 new projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas totaling more than $280 million. Developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, the projects are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk of future harm

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EarthX Opens in Dallas with Chasing Coral Screening, Sylvia Earle Talk

The Texas Earth Day festival, EarthX, kicks off tonight with a screening of Jeff Orlowski’s Chasing Coral, a “green carpet” event to be held at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas. On Friday night, Apr. 21, Sylvia Earle, the explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society, will keynote the EARTHxGlobal Gala at the Texas Discovery Garden alongside ocean activist Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd

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Port of Corpus Christi to Construct New Yard For Wind Turbine Parts

The Port Corpus Christi Commission on Dec. 12, 2017 approved a contract for construction of an additional 25-acre laydown yard for storage of wind turbine components and other breakbulk cargo. The Port of Corpus Christi handled 2,603 pieces of wind turbine cargo in 2015, 2,875 pieces in 2016 and was expected to surpass 3,000 wind turbine components handled in 2017.

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