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New Legislation Signals Strong Support for CCUS in Texas

By Madeline Thomas   On June 9, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1284 (“HB 1284”), which was introduced along with its Senate companion, SB 450, during the state’s 87th legislative session.  HB 1284 grants the Texas Railroad Commission (“RRC”), the governmental agency that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry, sole jurisdiction

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The California and Texas Greenouts

By The Editorial Board   Electric grid operators in Texas and California are again urging residents to conserve power amid a sweltering heat wave to avoid blackouts. Keeping your thermostat at 78 degrees during the summer may be the green new normal.   The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) warned this week that a

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Is carbon the ‘crop’ of the future?

An increasing awareness and concern about the environment, changes in government policy, America’s re-entry into the Paris Agreement and a robust demand for carbon offsets all point toward an appetite for a different type of agricultural crop — carbon. “There has been an increasing amount of discussion on how to create a way for farmers

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Hydrogen Could Revolutionize the Energy Market

By Phred Dvorak | Photographs by Go Takayama for The Wall Street Journal Japan built the world’s third-largest economy on an industrial base powered by imported oil, gas and coal. Now, it is planning to shift a big chunk of that power to hydrogen, in one of the world’s biggest bets on an energy source long

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Biden looks at financial rules to deprive oil of capital, shift country on climate

By James Osborne WASHINGTON – The Biden administration, facing a Congress unlikely to take significant action on climate change, is considering reaching beyond environmental law to establish tough, new financial regulations that raise the capital costs of the nation’s fossil fuel industries. To accomplish the president’s agenda of dramatically lowering greenhouse gas emissions, the Securities

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The Hydrogen Economy

Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Incentives