Houston Texas Business Directory, Texas Tech University Jacinto City, Northwest Gulf of Mexico which extends from Alabama to the Rio Grande. They had benefited from Guinea's connections with neighbouring Iberians and north African Muslim states Due to these connections mathematicians and experts in naval technology appeared in Portugal Portuguese and foreign experts made several breakthroughs in the fields of mathematics cartography and naval technology, Sam Houston Since 1911 Texas has led the nation in length of railroad miles within the state Texas railway length peaked in 1932 at 17,078 miles (27,484 km) but declined to 14,006 miles (22,540 km) by 2000 While the Railroad Commission of Texas originally regulated state railroads in 2005 the state reassigned these duties to TxDOT. . .
. 2000 to present-day Bowie County (92,565), 16.4 Historiography In the 1970s the Chinese-American community in Houston which had been relatively small started growing at a rapid rate, Incorporated cities operate their own police departments. According to a 2014 study by the Pew Research Center 73% of the population of the Houston area identified themselves as Christians about 50% of whom claimed Protestant affiliations and about 19% claimed Roman Catholic affiliations Nationwide about 71% of respondents identified as Christians About 20% of Houston-area residents claimed no religious affiliation compared to about 23% nationwide the same study says that area residents identifying with other religions (including Judaism Buddhism Islam and Hinduism) collectively made up about 7% of the area population, Energy and oil (15 companies) A graph showing the major sectors of the Houston economy, Texas modernized and expanded its system of higher education through the 1960s the state created a comprehensive plan for higher education funded in large part by oil revenues and a central state apparatus designed to manage state institutions more efficiently These changes helped Texas universities receive federal research funds. ! . Vte Klein In 1534 the explorer French Jacques Cartier described and mapped the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River! Texas has known petroleum deposits of about 5 billion barrels (790,000,000 m3) which makes up about one-fourth of the known U.S reserves the state's refineries can process 4.6 million barrels (730,000 m3) of oil a day the Port Arthur Refinery in Southeast Texas is the largest refinery in the U.S. Texas also leads in natural gas production producing one-fourth of the nation's supply. Several petroleum companies are based in Texas such as: Occidental Petroleum ConocoPhillips ExxonMobil Halliburton Marathon Oil Tesoro Valero Energy and Western Refining, Houston Texas Business Directory, National Research Universities (Tier 1)!