CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks with Scott Sheffield, Pioneer Natural Resources CEO, in Midland, TX to discuss the size of the Permian Basin.
A recent flood of investment into two Texas shale fields has helped the state bolster its title as one of the world's leading energy producers.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan travels to Midland, Texas to take a look at how the increase in drilling will likely impact the price of oil.
Kay Bailey Hutchison, former Republican Senator from Texas, wants to "reunite the Republican conference" and have them go after issues they can achieve.
The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer as the jump in output from shale plays has led to the second biggest oil boom in history.
Blackstone Group has received more than six offers for the hotel operator La Quinta, but may sell shares of the company to the public instead.
With the federal government pushing toward a budget default, big business groups are worried they have lost sway over the GOP majority in the House.
Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas, has denied liability in the death of a woman who fell from a roller coaster called the Texas Giant.
What are the all-time costliest hurricanes to hit the U.S.? Here are the Top 10.
Obamacare is the reason we did not expand Medicaid in the state of Texas. It's the reason we did not participate in the exchanges, says Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), providing his thoughts on the Affordable Care Act.
Can a government shutdown be avoided? Rep. Tim Griffin (R-AR), and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), share their opinions. "A shutdown is bad policy and bad politics," says Rep. Griffin.
Just hours away from a possible government shutdown, how are voters reacting in Texas? CNBC's Scott Cohn reports there are indications some people in Texas still like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) even if they will be hurt by a shutdown.
There were fewer U.S. foreclosures in July than a year ago, while properties in the foreclosure pipeline also fell, according to CoreLogic data.
The "Squawk on the Street" team reacts to a recent study suggesting that fracking for natural gas has contributed to earthquakes in Texas.
A group of caterers in San Antonio, Texas, created the world's largest pizza. CNBC's Amanda Drury reports the pie took 2 hours to cook.
Most companies do not have a water management plan, but as water shortages spread around the globe, corporations will be courting disaster.
New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.
New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.
Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.
Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.