Tag Archives: oil and gas

International Petroleum Summit comes to Houston this month

Oil and gas negotiators and industry experts will descend on Houston next month for the much-anticipated International Petroleum Summit. The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators event, which will be May 15-17 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, will feature high-profile speakers, presentations on industry trends and hot topics, interviews with oil and gas experts, sessions on … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Journal’s Must-Reads for March

This beautiful March weather is perfect for walks, cycling, golf, and picnics. And, because the days are not yet horribly humid and hot—which is surely just around the corner—it is also prime time for reading the Texas Bar Journal outdoors while soaking up some vitamin D. Here are our top four must-reads for this month’s … Continue Reading

Personal injury award of $281 million for South Texas family of man killed by tractor-trailer driveshaft

In May of 2012, a driveshaft fell off a tractor-trailer traveling down FM 133 in Dimmit County, flew through the windshield of an oncoming vehicle, and struck the passenger of that vehicle—Carlos Aguilar—in the face. Aguilar died at the hospital the same day. The tractor-trailer was owned by Heckmann Water Resources, which transports wastewater from … Continue Reading