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Oil executives: time for Houston to embrace clean energy

07/06/2019

Houston’s position as the energy capital of the world is based on fossil fuels, but the nation’s fourth-largest city must embrace new technologies and cleaner energy if it wants to lead the way for decades to come, energy executives said Thursday at the first Houston Low-Carbon Energy Summit.

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As Oxy acquisition looms, Anadarko workers drown sorrows, update resumes

07/06/2019

The Refuge Bar & Bistro, just a short walk from Anadarko Petroleum's headquarters, is becoming a place for Anadarko workers to drown their sorrows as they update resumés and contemplate the future of The Woodlands without its flagship employer, which recently agreed to be acquired by Occidental Petroleum.

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New US pipeline to boost fuel exports to Mexico

27/05/2019

Houston pipeline operator Kinder Morgan plans to boost capacity along a pipeline between El Paso and Tucson that will allow customers to increase exports of gasoline and diesel to Mexico.

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Shell carbon-capture plant hits 4m tonne milestone early

24/05/2019

A Royal Dutch Shell Plc-operated carbon capture and storage project in Canada has hit a milestone of sequestering 4 million tons of carbon dioxide about six months ahead of schedule and at a lower cost than estimated, helped by better-than-expected reliability.

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Permian Basin oil producer cuts 230 jobs

24/05/2019

Irving-based Pioneer Natural Resources, one of the oil producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, said this week it plans to lay off about 25 percent of its workforce to reduce costs and increase shareholder value.

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CEOs descend on Washington demanding carbon price

23/05/2019

Top officials from 75 U.S. companies descended on the U.S. Capitol Thursday to try and convince lawmakers to support the creation of a carbon price to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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