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Houston Company to Build Ethylene Storage, Pipeline Projects

Posted September 13, 2018 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Midstream, Petrochemical, Transportation

Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD) has announced two projects centered around the Houston-area's midstream ethylene infrastructure. The first is a modification to one of its existing storage facilities, according to a press release. Enterprise will repurpose a Mont Belvieu, Texas, storage well to be able to draw in... Read More »

Phillips 66, Enbridge partner on Texas pipeline

Posted December 11, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Oil, Onshore, Pipeline, Transportation

Greg Garland, CEO of Phillips 66 Jimmy Moreland/HBJ By Olivia Pulsinelli – Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal Dec 11, 2017 Houston-based Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) and Canada-based Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) are planning to build a pipeline from the Permian Basin in West Texas to the Gulf Coast. The... Read More »

Austin engineering co. buys Sugar Land structural engineering firm

Posted November 27, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Valuation

Will Schnier is CEO of Big Red Dog Engineering and Consulting. By Jan Buchholz – Senior Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal Austin-based Big Red Dog Engineering and Consulting continues to grow with the acquisition of MSP Engineering Group PLLC, a structural engineering firm based in Sugar Land. The six-person Sugar... Read More »

AIA Releases New Architect Commissioning Document

Posted November 15, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial

PETER FABRIS, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR - Building Design + Construction It will be used with the standard form for owner/consultant contracts.     The American Institute of Architects has released AIA Document C203 – 2017 Standard Form of Consultant’s Services: Commissioning. C203-2017 replaces B211-2007, Standard Form of Architect’s Services: Commissioning. The... Read More »

Texas Seeks $61B in Fed. Funding to ‘Future Proof’ Before Next Great Storm

Posted November 10, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Financial, Transportation, Valuation

ENR Texas & Louisiana 2017-11-09 Associated Press COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas is lobbying the federal government for $61 billion for infrastructure improvements after Hurricane Harvey's destruction, arguing that the staggering amount is necessary to "future proof" before the next great storm.Whether Congress will oblige is anyone's guess. The... Read More »

Technology is Making Construction Safer: Here’s How

Posted November 7, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Uncategorized

Posted September 27, 2017 by Fat Finger & filed under Technology news. Technology is constantly improving our lives including making construction safer. People working at construction sites are exposed to a variety of risks. This includes the risk of electrocution due to bad wiring, the risk of slips and falls,... Read More »

Puerto Rico Power Grid Rebuild Challenges Corps, Crews

Posted October 30, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Alternative Energy, Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Infrastructure, Pipeline, Transportation, Valuation

Crews from Whitefish Energy in Montana repair a tower in Puerto Rico - Photo courtesy of Whitefish Energy Article by: Pam Radtke Russell and Luke Abaffy - Houston Business Journal At least 3,000 workers, 62,000 poles, 338 towers and 6,500 miles of wire will be needed to rebuild Puerto Rico’s... Read More »

Schlumberger partners with Canadian E&P co. to buy oil and gas assets for $1B

Posted October 19, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Deepwater, Downstream, Energy, Engineering, Financial, Maritime, Midstream, Natural Gas, Offshore, Oil, Onshore, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Upstream, Valuation

Schlumberger Ltd. Chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard.   By Olivia Pulsinelli – Senior web editor, Houston Business Journal   Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB), which has one of its principal offices in Houston, and Torxen Energy will buy assets in Alberta, Canada, from Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE: CVE) for about $1... Read More »

Take a tour around Katy ISD’s new $70M football stadium

Posted August 18, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Infrastructure

Katy Independent School District's new $70 million Legacy Stadium is ready for prime time after two years of construction by Houston-based Durotech Inc. The facility held a dedication ceremony Aug. 17 before Katy High School's first game against Austin’s Westlake High School on Sept. 1, which will be aired on... Read More »

NCARB Launches Second Alternative Path to Architect Certification

Posted June 5, 2017 by Silvia Zurita in Business, Business Valuation, Commercial, Construction, Construction News, Engineering, Infrastructure, Valuation

Architects without a professional degree in architecture can now earn NCARB certi cation through an alternate path. Pixabay Public Domain The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has launched the second phase of its revised certification path for architects without a degree from an accredited program. This newest path... Read More »