While other governmental entities are settling lawsuits against Chesapeake Energy, Tarrant County Commissioners Tuesday voted to hire a law firm to sue the Oklahoma energy giant over underpayments stemming from their natural gas leases.
Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings, which owns TXU Energy and Oncor Electric Delivery, is going back to the drawing board in its efforts to emerge from one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in American history.
Halliburton and Baker Hughes, whose planned merger is the latest big deal to be shot down by antitrust regulators, now must pick up the pieces and shore up their companies during a severe slump in oil and gas drilling.
Apple has created more than 2,000 new jobs in Austin since 2012 and is on track to meet the area hiring goals it promised in exchange for millions of dollars in public incentives, according to documents filed with the city.
European shares rose on Monday despite a poor start for the week in Asia, where the Tokyo benchmark fell more than 3 percent as investors registered their disappointment over the lack of new stimulus from Japan's central bank.
Greeted with rum drinks and salsa dancers, the first passengers to cruise from the U.S. to Cuba in nearly 40 years streamed Monday into a crowd cheering the rebirth of commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a half-century of Cold War hostility.
Talks to create a massive free trade zone between the United States and the European Union continue to be held back because of disagreements on key issues, making success under President Barack Obama's administration ever less likely.
A spiraling Puerto Rico debt crisis reached a new milestone as the island missed nearly $370 million on a bond payment Monday and officials warned of worse to come if the U.S. Congress doesn't help it dig out from a mountain of debt.
The Trinity River Tap House, known for most of its existence as The Pour House, closed its doors on a bittersweet Valentine’s Day this year after 20 years in two locations, first downtown and then West 7th Street.