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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

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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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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FTS International named finalist in 2013 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards
 
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
FTS International Inc. of Fort Worth has been named a finalist in the 2013 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards in Well Completion Company of the Year and Future Industry Leader categories.
 
Nominated for the Future Industry Leader honor is Shawn Stroman, the company’s vice president of engineering.
 
The Oil &0 Gas Awards promotes the positive contributions made by organizations operating in the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry, according to the event’s organizers.
 
Companies considered successful demonstrate commitment to health and safety, environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility.
 
Awards judges, including 52 leading industry executives, reviewed more than 400 entries from about 250 companies before choosing finalists in several categories. Winners will be announced Oct. 22 at the inaugural 2013 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards gala dinner at the Sheraton Hotel and Spa in Fort Worth.
 
Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman will be a guest of honor at the event.
A complete list of finalists is available at www.oilandgasawards.com.
 
FTS International provides well-completion services for the oil and gas industry. More information is available at www.ftsi.com.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net
 

 

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