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Opinion: Texas must implement carbon capture

By Susan Combs The Dallas Morning News, September 24, 2022   Let’s protect the environment without following Europe’s dire path and attacking fossil fuels.   Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary under President Barack Obama, recently was interviewed for a Harvard Institute of Politics forum at the Boston Globe’s Globe Summit, where he described the Biden administration’s policy not […]

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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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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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CNC Participates in Hydrogen Infrastructure Roundtable Alongside Senator Cornyn at the Port of Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Carbon Neutral Coalition (CNC) today participated in a roundtable alongside Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) at the Port of Corpus Christi. The roundtable focused on Senator Cornyn’s recently-introduced bipartisan Hydrogen Infrastructure Initiative which will incentivize hydrogen infrastructure and adoption of hydrogen in certain sectors. The initiative creates research and grant programs for […]

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Sen. John Cornyn visits Port of Corpus Christi to promote hydrogen infrastructure bills

By Chase Rogers Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Aug. 19, 2022   The Port of Corpus Christi is seeing avenues to establish large-scale carbon capture, use and storage and become a hydrogen production hub.   U.S. Sen. John Cornyn visited the Port of Corpus Christi this week to discuss legislation he co-authored that could incentivize the expansion […]

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Combs: By promoting use of clean fossil fuels, Texas can secure its power grid for generations to come

By Susan Combs Rio Grande Guardian, Aug. 24, 2022   Texas continues to experience record-breaking heat that is putting our electric grid to the test. Several times recently, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) issued a conservation pleas to Texans to avoid rolling blackouts. And the state keeps setting records for energy demand.   […]

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Opinion: Path to a carbon neutral future is through the Texas Railroad Commission

By Charles McConnell Houston Chronicle, Jul. 29, 2022 Texas must remain a global leader in affordable and reliable energy, but this ambition must also include a commitment to a carbon neutral future and a reduction in the carbon dioxide emissions driving climate change. There is a misguided narrative that increasing energy output while lowering emissions […]

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Opinion: Texas can lead the way in hydrogen energy technology

By Charles McConnell Opinion contributor Caller Times, Jul. 8, 2022   From the days of Spindletop, Texas has been the country’s leader in energy production. Currently one-fourth of the nation’s domestic energy production comes from the Lone Star State.   And Texas will continue to be the energy leader of the future not just domestically […]

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