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Insider Q&A: Occidental wants to be Tesla of carbon capture

Mar. 21, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Removing carbon dioxide from the air is seen as crucial to reducing the worst impacts of global warming, and the world's largest effort to do that on a commercial scale is coming from an unlikely source: a Texas oil company. Occidental Petroleum's CEO...

Report details problems at Colorado coal-fired power plant

Mar. 04, 2021 13:35 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A coal-fired power plant in Colorado has faced operational, equipment and financial problems that have led to more than 700 days of unplanned shutdowns since 2010, regulators said in a report. The report by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission...

Experts: Texas-style grid failure unlikely in Arizona

Feb. 22, 2021 16:47 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A widespread electrical grid failure like the one that crippled Texas and left millions without power last week would be unlikely to occur in Arizona, even with a prolonged period of exceptionally hot weather, grid experts and utility officials say. ...

Texas governor's biggest donors: Energy industry that failed

Feb. 19, 2021 17:33 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As frozen Texas reels under one of the worst electricity outages in U.S. history, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has blamed grid operators and iced-over wind turbines but gone easier on another culprit: an oil and gas industry that is the state's dominant business and his...

Texas crisis has governor facing big backer: energy industry

Feb. 18, 2021 21:50 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As frozen Texas reels under one of the worst electricity outages in U.S. history, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has blamed grid operators and iced-over wind turbines but gone easier on another culprit: an oil and gas industry that is the state's dominant business and his...