Texas Gov. Abbott Meets With Legislature To Address Spike In Energy BillsTexas Gov. Greg Abbott held an emergency meeting with lawmakers on Saturday to address spikes in energy bills following the devastating winter storms this week.
'Fighting To Restore Power,' ERCOT Calls For Rotating Outages As Extreme Winter Weather Forces Generating Units OfflineAbout 10,500 MW of customer load was shed at the highest point, which is enough power to serve approximately two million homes.
Texans Urged To Conserve Power Sunday Through Tuesday Due To 'Record-Breaking' DemandERCOT, which manages the state's power grid, is urging Texans to conserve use "as much as possible" from Sunday, Feb. 14, through Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Irving-Based Exxon Posts Historic $22B Loss In 2020Oil giants Exxon and BP reported staggering losses for 2020 on Tuesday, as the pandemic crushed energy demand and undercut oil prices.
Texas Gov. Abbott Fights Back Against Biden Administration's Order Suspending Oil, Gas Drilling On Federal Lands And Waters"Texas is going to protect the oil and gas industry from any type of hostile attack launched from Washington, DC. Texas is not going to stand idly by and watch the Biden administration kill jobs," Gov. Abbott said.
General Motors Plans To Go Mostly Electric By 2035General Motors has set a goal of making the vast majority of the vehicles it produces electric by 2035, and the entire company carbon neutral, including operations, five years after that.
Texas Gov. Abbott Directs State Agencies To Challenge Federal Actions That 'Threaten' Energy IndustryTexas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signed an executive order that directs state agencies to "use all lawful powers and tools" to challenge federal actions that "threaten" the energy industry.
Oil Industry Shuts Platforms, Rigs, Refineries Ahead Of Hurricane LauraOil and gas producers have evacuated platforms and rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and companies are shutting down refineries in the path of Hurricane Laura.
President Trump Returns To Texas This Week To Raise Money, Visit Oil RigThe trip to Midland on Wednesday will be President Trump’s 16th visit as president to Texas, the White House said.
Tips On Cutting Energy Costs As Summer Approaches And Quarantines RemainHere are tips for cutting your energy costs as the summer approaches and working from home continues.
Alaska Agency Approves $7.5M Loan For Gas Company PurchaseThe approval is expected to provide the means to complete a $15 million bid made in a bankruptcy auction for Furie, a Texas-based natural gas producer.
Facebook Invests $416 Million To Build Solar Project In TexasIt is believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and Facebook is building it in West Texas.
Texas Power Grid Manager Expects To Avoid Summer BlackoutsElectricity demand in Texas is expected to hit record levels this summer, and with a thin margin of reserve power, the operator of the state's grid says it may have to ask businesses and consumers to conserve.
Exxon: Beaumont Expansion Project To Create 1,850 JobsExxonMobil will build a new unit at its refinery in Beaumont that it says will create up to 1,850 jobs during construction and between 40 and 60 permanent jobs once completed.
Utility Aims For Zero Carbon Emission From Electric PlantsA utility serving 3.6 million electricity customers in eight states, including Texas says it will try to eliminate all its carbon emissions from electrical generation by 2050.