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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...

US government approves routes for Wyoming CO2 pipelines

Jan. 21, 2021 15:12 PM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. government has approved routes for a system of pipelines that would move carbon dioxide across Wyoming in what could be by far the largest such network in North America, if it is developed. The greenhouse gas would be captured from...

European powers press Iran to back off latest nuclear move

Jan. 16, 2021 07:33 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran on Saturday to back off the latest planned violation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying that Tehran has “no credible civilian use” for uranium metal. The International Atomic Energy Agency said...