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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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Range Resources production surges 27 percent in 2Q

 

A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
Range Resources Corp. of Fort Worth has reported record production in the second quarter of 2013, reaching 910 million cubic feet equivalent of oil per day.
That’s 27 percent more than the same quarter last year.
“Second quarter production results were outstanding and reflect the continuing efforts of our operating and marketing teams,” said president and CEO Jeff Ventura in a news release.
“The success of our drilling program over the first half of the year puts us on track to achieve the high-end of our production growth target of 20 percent to 25 percent for 2013,” Ventura said.
Complete second-quarter financial results are expected to be released later this month.
What Ventura called the company’s “sizable position” in the Marcellus Shale indicates that it can deliver similar growth of 20 percent to 25 percent for several years, he said. The company considers the Marcellus formation in the Eastern U.S. the key driver of its record production.
Second-quarter production of 901 million cubic feet of oil equivalent per day surpassed the high end of the company’s guidance of 800 to 890 million cubic feet of oil equivalent per day. That’s due to the timing of turning wells to production, as well as production of Marcellus Shale wells, according to the company.
Production for the quarter broke down to 79 percent natural gas; 15 percent natural gas liquids and 6 percent oil and condensate.
Range Resources Corp. is an independent oil and natural gas producer focusing its operations in Appalachia and the southwest portion of the United States. More information is available at www.rangeresources.com
 
lgraham@bizpress.net

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