Blackouts Present Opportunities to Implement Reliability Solutions
Almost three months after the fact, officials at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) admitted late last week that the manager of the Texas power grid did indeed cut off power to many key natural gas infrastructure segments during February's arctic freeze event that blacked out power to...
The Permian and the Eagle Ford: In the Lead Again
The Permian Basin led America to energy independence with the shale revolution. Since then, the United States has become the top oil and natural gas producer in the world. In 2019, the Permian Basin, stretching through Texas into New Mexico, became the highest producing oil field in the world....
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We celebrated the release of our most recent cover featuring Sean Strawbridge, the new CEO of the Port of Corpus Christi. Hosted at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center in beautiful Corpus Christi, Texas, the night was filled with great memories and Mr. Strawbridge delivered a powerful speech, cementing his...
Nuclear Fusion: What You Don’t Know, But Should
Nuclear fusion can knock nuclear fission out of the water, literally. And not only nuclear-fission power, it could erase the need for fossil fuels and renewables. Why aren’t we hearing more about it? I don’t want to sound like a conspiracy theorist, but it might have something to do...
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I recently read that Lightsource BP, a company formed by the partnering of Lightsource Renewable Energy and BP, would be working with Penn State University to build three solar farms in Pennsylvania; they would contain a combined total of 150,000 solar panels. These solar farms will provide the university...
Managing Solar and Storage Global Supply Chains in the Age of COVID-19
Now that it has become clear that the Texas legislature lacks the political will to enact new policies that are likely to stabilize Texas's highly-unstable power grid, many Texans with the financial means to do so will be looking for the best way to fortify their homes against the...
WHO OWNS THE PORE SPACE? By Mark Nibbelink, Co-founder of DrillingInfo (now Enverus) As climate change remediation conversations began to build momentum a couple of years ago, the prospects of carbon capture and sequestration in depleted oil and gas reservoirs began to interest me. As I thought about it, I started thinking...
Responding to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on climate change, the Port of Corpus Christi Authority (Port of Corpus Christi) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Howard Midstream Energy Partners LLC to convert the centrally positioned Javelina Refinery to the area’s first carbon-neutral blue hydrogen production facility. Driven by...
With emissions reduction being the key goal, the renewable energy economy is surging with applications to meet energy needs through clean and efficient alternatives. Providing a pivotal tipping point in the right direction, lithium has gained popularity as a main ingredient to success. Standard Lithium presently harnesses the technology...
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Here's an excerpt from a story that ran at World Oil Magazine on Friday: The storage tanks in Cushing, Oklahoma, require a minimum level of oil to maintain normal operations, which traders generally believe is around 20 million barrels. Unusually for this time of year, stockpiles declined more than 4...