Month: March 2022

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Human Flourishing Or “Living Naturally”: Alex Epstein’s Case For Using More Oil, Coal And Natural Gas

March 31, 2022 By Tilak Doshi Forbes Following his first book — a New York Times and a Wall Street Journal bestseller published in 2014 – that made a compelling moral case for fossil fuels, Alex Epstein’s new book on the same theme hits bookstores next month. It might be said that in sports, as […]

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Permian Basin gas shippers look northbound as East Texas basis market falters

March 30, 2022 By J Robinson S&P Global Widening basis discounts in the East Texas gas market are making the US Midcontinent an increasingly attractive destination for Permian Basin gas recently as shippers there begin seeking out a destination for growing West Texas supply. In March, cash basis at Houston Ship Channel has averaged about […]

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Gov. Greg Abbott touts renewable energy in speech to U.S. business leaders

By Jeremy Wallace March 28, 2022 The Houston Chronicle As oil production is booming in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday was putting a big focus on the state’s growing renewable energy sector during a speech in Austin. “You can have fossil fuels while at the very same time be leaders in renewable energy,” Abbott […]

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Will War Make Europe’s Switch to Clean Energy Even Harder?

March 28, 2022 By Patricia Cohen & Stanley Reed New York Times At the Siemens Gamesa factory in Aalborg, Denmark, where the next generation of offshore wind turbines is being built, workers are on their hands and knees inside a shallow, canoe-shaped pod that stretches the length of a football field. It is a mold […]

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SEC Floats Mandatory Disclosure of Climate-Change Risks, Emissions

March 21, 2022 By Paul Kiernan Wall Street Journal U.S. regulators proposed stringent requirements for publicly traded companies to report information on greenhouse-gas emissions and risks related to climate change, in one of the Biden administration’s potentially most significant environmental actions to date. The Securities and Exchange Commission formally offered a 534-page proposal Monday that […]

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Once Again, America’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry Stands Ready to Responsibly Meet Current and Future Demand

March 20, 2022 By Anne Bradbury Real Clean Energy Oil and natural gas are global commodities – their price is a result of supply and demand. Geopolitical disruptions like Russia’s brazen invasion of Ukraine cause unpredictability and extreme volatility in global energy markets. International conflict and inflation at home are serious issues, and our industry […]

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America’s Approach to Energy Security Is Broken

March 19, 2022 By Robinson Meyer The Atlantic For the past few decades, whenever a geopolitical crisis or market tumult has led to higher oil prices, policy makers in the United States have generally followed the same playbook. First, they try to get more oil on the market as soon as they can. That almost invariably […]

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Poll: Americans want more domestic energy production

March 17, 2022 By Casey Harper Starlocal Media The increased pressure on the U.S. oil supply and soaring gas prices have left the vast majority of Americans calling for more domestic oil production. Convention of States Action along with The Trafalgar Group released new polling data that showed that 77.3% of surveyed American voters say […]

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Texas warns firms they could lose state contracts for divesting from fossil fuels

March 16, 2021 By Emily Hernandez Texas Tribune A new law prohibits the state from contracting with or investing in companies that divest from oil, natural gas and coal companies. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar sent letters to 19 financial firms Wednesday afternoon to determine whether they were violating a new state law that prohibits companies […]

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High energy costs intensify debate over Europe’s carbon plan

March 16, 2022 By Kate Abnett Yahoo UK News A European Union plan to charge fuel suppliers for the CO2 emitted by cars and heating buildings is emerging as the most contentious element in a raft of climate change policies the bloc’s member states are negotiating this year. EU policymakers proposed the new carbon market […]

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