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Honoring Sean Strawbridge at Solomon P.Ortiz Center We recently celebrated the release of our latest cover featuring Sean Strawbridge, the new CEO of the Port of Corpus Christi. The event was held at the stunning Solomon P. Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. The night was filled with great memories,...
Eagle Ford Shale
Don’t Forget the Eagle Ford Shale There is a lot of talk recently about the amazing Permian Basin, but there, ahead of it, and not to be overshadowed for long, is the Eagle Ford Shale. Spreading over 400 miles across Texas from the Mexican border in the west to the...
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...
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....
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...
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...
solar farms
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...
Gender in the oilfield
Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) announced on April 26 that it was engaged in advanced negotiations to sell the last remaining non-Permian Basin asset in its portfolio, a suite of joint venture properties in the Eagle Ford Shale region of Central Texas. If completed, the transaction to sell the properties...
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...
Solar Project to Help New Jersey Pipeline
Just like electric vehicles (EV) and wind turbines, solar panels are born with a carbon debt. Once they are in place and creating power, they are wonderful things. They can create power without any emissions, but before they can be considered truly green, they have to pay off that...