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Elliott Blackburn
Works at Argus Media, Inc.
Attended University of Texas at Austin
Lives in Houston
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So this still exists, huh.
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Had a great time at the Circuit of the Americas for F1's return to the US.
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Latest trail write up: Four Notch trail in Sam Houston National Forest. All the allure of a back 40 without the extra property taxes. (Google Plus bug duplicates titles).
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Rebooted the clip site into an outdoors site I'm working to commit to. Can't write about refineries all the time, right? Trying to keep it useful.
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"Water is really just a vehicle for scotch." Instructor at this petrochemical training course
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Happy Birthday G+ devotee +Chris Cain.
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keeping the dream alive
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Not the kind of refining news I typically read. 
A BP refinery found two dead monkeys in a crate that was supposed to contain equipment.
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Nope, doing well.
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The ripple effect won't make gasoline on the east coast any cheaper.
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I don't care about human teleportation in my lifetime, but I want cargo teleportation before my next move.
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Oil goes in, runs through miles of pipes, chemicals are added, gasoline comes out. There you go, I just saved you a ton of time.
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Journalist
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  • Argus Media, Inc.
    Downstream Reporter, 2011 - present
  • Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
    Reporter, 2005 - 2011
  • Reuters America Wire
    Stringer, 2011 - 2011
  • The Facts
    Reporter, 2004 - 2005
  • Associated Press
    Stringer, 2007 - 2010
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Currently
Houston
Previously
Lubbock - Austin - Concord, NC
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Texas journalist.
Introduction
Texas journalist covering petroleum refining for Argus Media. Background in longform narratives and fast, competitive wire copy. Formerly of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and former stringer for Reuters America Wire Service and AP.
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2009 Gavel award winner, multiple Texas Associated Press and Managing Editors awards. My work led to the first posthumous pardon in Texas.
Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
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