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UPDATE: Wilkie, longtime head of Sid Richardson Foundation, dies at 91

Valleau Wilkie Jr., who headed the Sid W. Richardson Foundation from 1973 to 2011, died Tuesday in Sunapee, N.H., at 91.

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Oil plunge sparks concern of real estate slowdown in U.S. energy centers including Texas

SEATTLE — The drop in oil prices to five-year lows, while helping consumers, is sparking concern that leasing and construction demand will be hurt in some of North America's best-performing markets for commercial real estate.

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Texan among those honored as Carnegie Heroes

Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Monday:

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As oil prices plunge, Texas eyes are on new comptroller

In January of 1983, just one month after Billy Hamilton stepped into his position as Texas’ chief revenue estimator, the state was wading in a flood of red ink that no one had seen coming. Plummeting oil prices had pushed state tax collections $100 million below the previous

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Study: Texas children living with relatives often don't receive state support

About 253,000 Texas children live with family members who are not their parents and many of those are not receiving state and federal benefits, according to a report released last week.

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KKR and Legend Productions to create new oil and gas firm in Fort Worth

Global private equity firms KKR & Co. LP and Riverstone Holdings LLC will form one of the largest oil and gas companies in the Barnett Shale with the merger of the existing assets held by KKR Natural Resources Funds with the assets of Legend Production Holdings LLC.
The new oil and gas company, called Trinity River Energy LLC, will be headquartered in Fort Worth and led by Chris Hammack, the current president and chief executive officer of Legend.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Trinity will be jointly owned by KNR and Riverstone. The firm’s operations executive team will be based in Fort Worth while its finance, accounting and information technology executive team will be based in Houston.
The transaction brings approximately 258 mmcfe/d of gross production in the basin. In addition to a large natural gas inventory in the Barnett, Trinity also will have liquid-rich properties in the Permian Basin, East Texas, South Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014.
KKR's investment in Trinity is being made by KNR. Future KNR acquisitions made with Fleur de Lis Energy LLC will not be acquired by or otherwise form part of Trinity.

-Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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