A crude awakening in Texas
Mar 8, 2019

A crude awakening in Texas

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Forecasters overshot the number of new jobs for February by about 160,000. What gives?  On International Women's Day, there's some bad but unsurprising news about the global gender pay gap and health disparities for women. Plus, the port town Corpus Christi, Texas is dealing with an influx of too much oil without ways to transport and store all of it.

Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of Business and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage.

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Not plain sailing for Texas oil exports

Mar 8, 2019
In Texas, energy companies are scrambling to find a home for the record amount of oil they’re producing.
In Texas, energy companies are scrambling to find a home for the record amount of oil they’re producing.
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Forecasters overshot the number of new jobs for February by about 160,000. What gives?  On International Women’s Day, there’s some bad but unsurprising news about the global gender pay gap and health disparities for women. Plus, the port town Corpus Christi, Texas is dealing with an influx of too much oil without ways to transport and store all of it.

Today’s show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of Business and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage.

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director