State Legislature Sets Aside $225 Million For County Roads

South Texas Roads Will Hopefully Lose A Few Bumps
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In what looks to be a start to fixing local roads in South Texas, the state legislature has set aside $225 million in what was deemed a “Transportation Infrastructure Fund”.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDot) will administer a grant program that will distribute the funds. The beneficiaries will be counties in West and South Texas who have been affected by high volumes of oilfield traffic. [Read more…]

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The ethanol tax credit so long maligned by many free market proponents is finally coming under the gun from politicians. Ethanol producers of course don’t like it… but liquids producers in the Eagle Ford Shale play should be happy at the support this will add to crude oil and liquids pricing. [Read more…]