Month: October 2022

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PODCAST: Catching Carbon with special guest Bobby Tudor

CNC Advisory Board Member and CEO of Artemis Energy Bobby Tudor joined the Catching Carbon podcast to discuss our coalition’s goal of making Texas carbon neutral by 2050. Tudor notes the involvement of stakeholders from all sectors, from landowners to legislators. To achieve such goals, the state will need an “all hands on deck” approach and […]

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Carbon-Capture Projects Are Taking Off. Here’s How They Stash the Greenhouse Gas.

By Eric Niiler The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 28, 2022   Companies are developing technologies to store carbon underground and undersea for decades or longer   Initiatives like Northern Lights aim to lock away industrial emissions of carbon dioxide before they reach the atmosphere. Others use giant fans to suck in outside air and filter […]

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Apple calls on global supply chain to decarbonize by 2030

Press release – Apple   The company accelerates work with suppliers to decarbonize Apple-related production, and expands investments in clean energy and climate solutions around the world   Apple today called on its global supply chain to take new steps to address their greenhouse gas emissions and take a comprehensive approach to decarbonization. The company […]

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Houston’s petrochemical industry is making a massive shift in response to 2022’s curveballs. Is it ready?

By Amanda Drane The Houston Chronicle, Oct. 25, 2022   The good news is the petrochemical industry, flush with cash from soaring commodity prices elevated by the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, has a strong financial footing as it heads into 2023. The bad news is it faces a bevy of new obstacles that […]

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We Need to go back to ‘drill baby drill’: Energy Expert Jay Young, CEO, King Operating

Fox Business, Oct. 26, 2022   C3 Solutions Vice President of Public Policy Nic Loris and King Operating Corporation President Jay Young discuss low U.S. diesel supply and it could cripple the economy on ‘The Evening Edit.’ Watch the latest video at foxbusiness.com

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Oil and gas jobs in Texas grow by 900 in September

  By Kyra Buckley   Houston Chronicle , October 26,2022   Texas continued to add oil and gas jobs in September, a sign that energy companies expect demand for oil worldwide will remain strong even as recession fears grow.   Last month Texas added 900 jobs in the exploration and production sector, known as upstream […]

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Texans asked to limit electricity use after six power plants go down ahead of a hot weekend

  By Mitchell Ferman   San Antonio Current , October 26,2022   ERCOT is asking Texas power consumers to lower their usage this weekend.   After six power plants went down unexpectedly Friday — and with hot weather expected across Texas this weekend — the Electric Reliability Council of Texas on Friday evening is asking […]

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Wolf, lawmakers look to push through natural gas tax incentives

By Stephen Caruso The Express, Oct. 25, 2022 HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and top state lawmakers are hurriedly negotiating a massive economic development package that would encourage natural gas development in Pennsylvania. The proposed credits, totaling $180 million a year, are aimed at different industries including hydrogen production, milk processing, and biomedical research, […]

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Texas adds 40,000 jobs in September, leads nation in job growth over past year

By Natalie Waters The Dallas Morning News, Oct. 21, 2022   Texas employers added 40,000 jobs in September, more than doubling the number added the previous month when hiring slowed to its lowest rate since early 2021.   The new jobs also brought down the state’s unemployment rate slightly to 4%, a decline of 0.1 […]

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Hydrogen projects are picking up steam in Houston as climate bill spurs renewables

By Amanda Drane The Houston Chronicle, Oct. 25, 2022   Coalitions of energy companies are lining up to build hydrogen projects as the Inflation Reduction Act lights a fire under an industry that was already percolating. Companies such as New York-based New Fortress Energy and European fertilizer company OCI are advancing separate hydrogen projects in […]

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The Hydrogen Economy

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