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Texas can be a national example with Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage

By Ron Simmons Denton Record-Chronicle, Nov. 25, 2022   The current volatility of the European energy market should be a warning to the United States. While record-high prices and fears of “energy sobriety” on the Continent do not appear to be happening this winter, the lack of market stability and an energy policy dreamed up

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Opinion: Texas has the chance to become a hydrogen energy hub

By Bobby Tudor Caller-Times, Nov. 11, 2022 With over 1600 miles of hydrogen pipeline already built along its coast, Texas is the only state in the country with the ability to become a hydrogen hub at a rapid clip. And by putting the regulatory structure and incentives in place, the Texas legislature can make this

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Texas must do more on carbon capture

By Corbin Robertson Jr. Beaumont Enterprise, Nov. 4, 2022   The Texas energy industry is currently facing a myriad of issues. From a growing population that requires more power for home heating and cooling to intense pressure from financial institutions and the federal government to cut its carbon dioxide emissions, these challenges are not going

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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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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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The Hydrogen Economy

Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Incentives