Texas midstream industry
The Texas midstream industry is a powerhouse that contributes to the state’s economic output, jobs and government revenues, according to a  new study conducted by the Center for Energy Commerce at Texas Tech University and commissioned by the Texas Pipeline Association (TPA). The 2022 Analysis of the Current and Future...
Competition For China's Oil.
Thanks to its heavily discounted crude, Russia has won China’s favor over the last year, at certain points even overtaking Saudi Arabia as the country’s main exporter. The Russian invasion of Ukraine early last year, and subsequent sanctions on Russian energy, have led Russia to reduce the price of...
Wayne Christian Luncheon
The energy industry has been the lifeblood of Texas for decades, and on July 10, 2023, Shale Magazine and the Port of Corpus Christi joined forces to host a momentous luncheon at the prestigious Omni Hotel. The event brought together influential figures, key players, and forward-thinking individuals to discuss...
cursor pointing to the word security on computer page for an article on cybersecurity in energy
The future of U.S. energy security will be centered around a broad and varied supply of energy sources. And as the energy industry undergoes rapid modernization, with many companies adopting a wide range of digital technologies, from automated robotic platform equipment to AI and machine learning technologies, this opens...
EV car charging for article on US lithium production
Governments worldwide are racing to secure their supply of lithium as the global demand for lithium rapidly increases. The demand coincides with the boom in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing and the uptake of billions of electrical devices, all requiring lithium-ion batteries. But the U.S. may have a strategic position...
sun setting on nuclear reactor for article on nuclear energy
With Germany's recent announcement to shut off its nuclear plants, nuclear energy may be on a downward slope. The last three nuclear power plants in Germany have officially ended operation. This polarizing decision is part of a larger trend to move away from nuclear power as a source of...
lightbulb with green plant growing inside for article on green energy
Biden is hoping to spur green energy development to support the regeneration of low-income communities across the U.S. The development of renewable energy projects in low-income areas could promote job creation, economic development could help accelerate the green transition. This has already been seen at the state level in...
blue skies over salt flats for an article on lithium mining
The Future of Lithium Mining As the market for electric vehicles continues to rise rapidly, the need for lithium has also grown. This essential metal component of electric vehicle batteries is a highly sought-after and powerful metal. The World Economic Forum estimates that one in every seven cars is now...
solar panels in field to highlight article on solar tax credits
With the green revolution in full swing, renewable energy has become much more enticing for many homeowners. The investment in solar power for your home is a high upfront cost. A single solar panel costs an average of $16,000. However, the 2023 solar tax credit may help offset that...
Lab technician mixing chemicals for article on potential of green ammonia
The world depends heavily on ammonia for its food production, but most of the world’s ammonia operations are still carbon-intensive. As food demand continues to increase, countries worldwide will have to shift to using green ammonia in fertilizers if they hope to decarbonize their energy and industrial sectors in support of a...