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Commentary: We need to be free of our dependence on Russian oil

March 7, 2022 By Susan Combs San Antonio Express-News   With Putin’s war raging in Ukraine, the European Union has found itself in the midst of an energy and moral crisis. The European Union has put themselves in the position of relying on a ruthless dictator for 41percent of its natural gas needs, and helping

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Net-zero emissions pledges matter

January 25, 2022 Chuck McConnell   ExxonMobil’s recently announced pledge of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 is another key commitment from the energy industry and a signal that the energy transition is in full thrust — and requires action and not just words.  This pledge is much the same as many other companies in oil and gas,

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Opinion: Texas can continue to lead in a new economy that’s carbon neutral

January 23, 2022 By Susan Combs   For years, governments have been grappling with the impact of carbon emissions. From incentives for clean energy to increased regulations, lawmakers have been searching for ways to clean up our environment, which is no doubt concerning to the hundreds of thousands of Texans who rely on the fossil

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The Future of Fossil Fuels

Exclusive interview with Charles McConnell, Executive Director, Carbon Management and Energy Sustainability at University of Houston & Former Assistant Secretary of Energy January 20, 2022 Charles McConnell “We can pontificate about the energy transition and carbon reduction all we want,” says Charles McConnell, Executive Director, Carbon Management and Energy Sustainability at the University of Houston. “But

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The Hydrogen Economy

Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Incentives