A New Problem in the Eagle Ford–Oil Theft

Posted Monday, November 23rd 2015 @ 12pm Another problem for the Eagle Ford, which in 2016 saw its high flying oil and gas economy crash down to earth, unemployment increase drastically, and the oil royalties which many rural families were counting on to push …

Black Market For Black Gold In The U.S. Is Booming

Posted on Tue, 17 November 2015 19:33 | 0 The lull in drilling has given oil companies more time to scrutinize their operations — and their losses. As Bloomberg reports, during booms “they are moving at such a rapid pace there’s not a lot …

Thieves nab more than $1,500 in copper

By Mark Belcher, News 4 Digital ProducerPublished: November 16, 2015, 9:42 pm ALDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) — Another copper heist has police searching for a culprit and reviewing security tape. Police are searching for the thieves who hacked away more than $1,500 in copper from a …

Oil Theft Soars as Downturn Casts U.S. Roughnecks Out of Work

The moon was a waning crescent sliver Sept. 9 when a man emerged from an oil tanker, sidled up to a well outside Cotulla, Texas, and siphoned off almost 200 barrels. Then, he drove two hours to a town where he sold his load on …