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Energy Pipelines Controversial Now, But One Helped Win World War II
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Energy Pipelines Controversial Now, But One Helped Win World War II

Oil and gas pipelines have become flashpoints in discussions of climate change. From the Atlantic coast to the Dakotas, pipelines that would deliver fossil fuels to customers have sparked protests and legal challenges. The Keystone XL pipeline, which was designed to carry oil from Alberta tar sands to refineries on

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Tennessee Valley Authority Considers Replacing Coal with Gas

Tennessee Valley Authority Considers Replacing Coal with Gas

The nation’s largest public utility is looking at shutting down three of its five remaining coal-fired power plants, saying they are old and no longer practical. But despite President Joe Biden’s goal of a carbon-pollution-free energy sector by 2035, the Tennessee Valley Authority, an independent federal agency, is considering replacing

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Big Oil keeps brakes on spending even with crude rally windfall

Big Oil keeps brakes on spending even with crude rally windfall

 Leading international energy companies are resisting the temptation to rush and spend an unexpected windfall from rallying oil and natural gas prices as they focus on longer-term energy transition challenges, executives and analysts said. Benchmark crude oil prices more than doubled in the second quarter of 2021 from a year

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What Houston Needs to Lead the Energy Transition

What Houston Needs to Lead the Energy Transition

To maintain its ‘energy capital’ status, the Houston region must play a leading role in driving a low-carbon future starting with its workforce, top energy executives say. Houston has long maintained the title as the world’s energy epicenter. But, as the oil and gas sector enters the energy transition, the

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Preston Pipe Report – July 2021

(by Paul Vivian and Rick Preckel, www.prestonpipe.com) Market Monitor – Last month we wrote about the reminder that PHMSA sent out regarding pipeline owner and

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