Stories & Essays: Border Energy: border_10

Gloria Ruiz looks around a mostly empty seating area during what had been the dinner rush at Rosita's Restaurant Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Carrizo Springs, Texas. While some parts of the south Texas region are experiencing a natural gas boom with large operations in the Eagle Ford Shale, others have seen activity slow to a minimum.

Gloria Ruiz looks around a mostly empty seating area during what had been the dinner rush at Rosita's Restaurant Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Carrizo Springs, Texas. While some parts of the south Texas region are experiencing a natural gas boom with large operations in the Eagle Ford Shale, others have seen activity slow to a minimum.