Texas Set to Become One of the World’s Largest Oil Producers by 2020

Barry Smitherman, the Chairman for the Texas Railroad Commission, has said that the number of drilling permit applications being submitted in the lone star state have reached their highest level for 30 years, and that production is continuing to rise to near record levels, putting Texas on track to become one of the largest oil producers in the world before 2020.

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FORGET WHAT YOU HEARD: Here’s Why California Is Better Than Texas For Business And Your Family

We recently told you the story of why Vegas-based robotics startup Romotive is moving to California.

The gist of their reasoning was that while they knew they’d be paying more in taxes, but that they’d be in closer proximity to like-minded firms and entrepreneurs, as well as investors.

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Texas’ New Energy Boom Is So Big You Can See It From Space

Texas has seen incredible changes in oil production because of advancements in shale technology. From one 200-mile view at night, you can easily spot the urban areas of Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin, but the strip just south of the Alamo City and U.S. Global Investors’ headquarters illuminates something else entirely: the bright lights of big oil generated by the Eagle Ford shale formation.

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