Mose Buchele appears in the following:
Friday, August 14, 2015
This week, oil prices plunged, falling below $43 a barrel. A year ago, a barrel of West Texas crude oil was selling for more than twice that. Consumers in most of the country are reaping the benefits. But the downside of low prices means tough times for oil field workers. In a small Texas city, nearly everyone is feeling the pain of low oil prices.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The tiny, South Texas town of Cotulla has experienced a hotel boom in the past five years, and all that business came from the surge in oil drilling. But the recent drop in oil prices is threatening to undermine the town's future.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
This month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is flying an airborne research lab over oil and gas producing states.
Monday, October 27, 2014
In Texas, early voting is underway ahead of the Nov. 4 election. In the north Texas town of Denton, that means people are deciding whether they want to ban the oil and gas drilling method known as "fracking." The outcome of that vote will have repercussions across the state.
Friday, May 02, 2014
A jury awarded nearly $3 million to the Parrs, who say leaks at a natural gas site made them ill. The family won the suit without having to prove that the drilling company broke environmental laws.
Friday, May 02, 2014
Expect to see margarita specials and sombreros galore throughout this weekend — even though, in most of Mexico, May 5 is no big deal.
Sunday, February 09, 2014
People who have never experienced earthquakes are starting to feel rumbles, which scientists say may be linked to the rise in oil and gas activity. Along with the quakes are shockingly loud noises that can put residents on edge.
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Over the last few months, the Keystone XL pipeline has become a national controversy. While environmental groups protest the pipeline's expansion from Cushing, Oklahoma to Alberta, Canada, Congressional Republicans are pushing for the Obama Administration's approval. With the national debate in the headlines, The Takeaway hears from three reporters to examine the impact of the proposed pipeline. Mose Buchele, a state impact reporter for KUT in Austin, Texas; Katie Schubert, news director for KIOS Omaha, and Joe Wertz, a state impact reporter in Norman, Oklahoma, weigh in.