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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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Opinion: How Texas farmers can profit while pumping carbon into the soil

By Jim Blackburn and Susan Combs Houston Chronicle, June 5, 2022   Farmers and ranchers in Texas today are facing one of the largest transformations in their industry since barbed wire and tractors. The agricultural industry is uniquely positioned to become a key player in solving our climate crisis, and we all need to help

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Lloyd: Lone Star State poised for next great energy boom

May 17, 2022 By Brian Loyd The Rio Grande Guardian Texas knows energy. The hard work and ingenuity of Texans has made us our nation’s leading producer of oil, natural gas, wind power, and electricity, and in most cases, number two isn’t close. Texans have driven the United States’ resurgent energy independence, and now we are increasingly

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In The News

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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The Hydrogen Economy

Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Incentives