POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for July 21, 2016

Texas scores 16 companies on Forbes’ America’s Largest Private Companies list; U.S. energy mix shows growing use of natural gas


POV: Power Breakfast

A nearly daily update of energy-related news:

  • Of the 223 companies on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies, 16 are from the Lone Star State with seven from north Texas. The companies from the Dallas area were: EFH, Neiman Marcus Group, Sammons Enterprises, Mary Kay, Ben E. Keith, Hunt Consolidation/Hunt Oil, and Golden Living.
  • Natural gas accounted for 29 percent of total primary energy consumption in 2015.  Petroleum, natural gas and renewables saw an increase of consumption in 2015 with natural gas seeing the largest growth. However, there was a slight decrease in primary energy consumption overall.
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