Month: September 2022

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An Oil Company Shows Wall Street How to Do ESG

By Rupert Darwall Real Clear Energy, Sept. 20, 2022   In his essential book, “How the World Really Works,” scientist Vaclav Smil writes of modern urbanites’ profound ignorance about the energy and material requirements of the modern world. “We are a fossil-fueled civilization,” Smil writes. “We cannot simply walk away from this essential determinant of […]

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Texas had most U.S. weather-related outages in last 20 years, report shows

By Steven Santana Beaumont Enterprise , September 20, 2022   Texas’ power grid has recently proved less than capable of handling extreme cold and hot weather events. Now, a new report from climate change nonprofit group Climate Central says that Texas had the most weather-related outages in the U.S. over the past two decades, with most of them occurring between […]

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PODCAST: CNC Executive Director John Colyandro joins S&P Global’s Capitol Crude podcast

Texas is one of the largest emitting states in the US and stands to become ground zero of the carbon management industry. But unlike other states, Texas law provides no clarity on ownership rights of pore space — the empty underground cavities where companies can pump and permanently store captured CO2. While surface rights and […]

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How Putin’s invasion impacts your power bill

By Matt Phillips Axios, September 16, 2022 Surging electricity costs are a fresh source of inflationary pressure.   Driving the news: This week’s Consumer Price Index report showed costs for electricity in the U.S. climbed at their fastest rate in 40 years. In August, average electricity prices were nearly 16% higher than they were in […]

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PODCAST: CNC Advisory Board Chairwoman Susan Combs joins The Oil and Gas Industry Leaders

This week’s episode features CNC Advisory Board Chairwoman Susan Combs and host Paige Wilson discussing leadership, Europe’s energy crisis, and why Texas must promote carbon capture, utilization, and storage technology (CCUS) in order to maintain its role as a global energy leader.     You can also listen to the podcast on your favorite streaming […]

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CNC Releases Polling Memo Showing Majority of Texas Voters Support CCUS

AUSTIN – The Carbon Neutral Coalition (CNC) today released a polling memo showing strong public support among Texas voters for CNC’s objectives including Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS). Through the process of CCUS, excess CO2 is captured or removed from plant emissions and compressed into a concentrated stream. The CO2 is then ultimately utilized […]

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US Energy Secretary talks trouble with Texas power grid, energy companies reducing Houston’s footprint

By Greg Googan   Fox 26, September 14, 2022    FOX 26 Political Reporter Greg Groogan interviewed U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on the future of power production in America. Here’s a full transcript of their conversation: Groogan: After making an historic investment in combating climate change how do you convince folks in the energy capitol […]

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Port Houston works with Shell for decarbonization opportunities

  By the Editorial team   Safety 4 Sea, September 14, 2022   Port Houston announced an agreement with Shell to explore opportunities to work together to meet the Port’s strategic goals in the areas of sustainability, resilience, and carbon reduction. Port Houston and Shell signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines a shared […]

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RRC’s carbon capture rules move energy expansion forward

By Jeremy Mazur   Texas 2036 , September 14, 2022   Texas just took a major step towards an energy expansion. Earlier this week the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) voted to approve rules for the state’s permitting and regulation of carbon capture and underground storage, also known as CCUS. These rules are needed for the Commission’s […]

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CarbonCapture Inc. Announces Five Megaton Direct Air Capture and Storage Project in Wyoming

Businesswire , September 14, 2022   Project Bison to be the first massively scalable deployment of DAC in the U.S. and the first to use Class VI wells for permanent CO2 storage LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CarbonCapture Inc. (CarbonCapture), a U.S. climate tech company that develops direct air capture (DAC) systems based on a groundbreaking modular open systems […]

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Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Incentives