US LNG Exports Hit New Record High!

Guest “And the year is only half over!” by David Middleton JULY 27, 2021U.S. liquefied natural gas exports grew to record highs in the first half of 2021 U.S. exports…

A Tale of Two CCS Worlds

Guest “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” by David Middleton “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was…

Gulf Coast ready to develop carbon storage hub

The stage is set for a new carbon storage economy to emerge along the Gulf Coast, according to a study led by The University of Texas at Austin, with the…

Energy Transition: Blue Oil Edition

Guest “Responding to a reader request” by David Middleton Hat tip to Mike Higton for requesting a deeper dive into “Blue Oil” Mike was referring to this post of mine…

“Courts, customers and Wall Street delivered rebukes to Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Shell”… Oh my!

Guest “it just doesn’t get any dumber than this” by David Middleton ‘Powerful signal’: In a single day, Big Oil suffers historic blows on climateCourts, customers and Wall Street delivered…

The American Petroleum Institute did what? Because climate?

Guest “explaining what the API did” by David Middleton Note: The primary purpose of this post is simply to lay out what the API has actually endorsed regarding carbon pricing.…

Claim: CCS can rapidly reduce emissions in sectors that have few other options to decarbonize, EFI/Stanford

The study, six months in the making, concludes that CCS offers a clean technology pathway for rapidly reducing emissions from economically vital sectors that have few other options to decarbonize.…

Negative CO2 Emissions

by Kevin Kilty An article in the January 2020 Issue of Physics Today (1) presents an interesting and very readable overview of methods to capture and store away CO2 emissions.…

Department of Energy Announces $43 Million to Develop Carbon Capture and Storage Technology

From Energy.gov November 14, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $43 million in funding to develop carbon…

Pathway 2045 (6)

Here are links to Part 1 ,  Part 2,   Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5~ctm Guest post by Rud Istvan, This is the sixth and final guest post dissecting…

NOT a Game Changer

By Rud Istvan ctm asked what I thought about the 7/31/2019 Forbes article by James Conca headed, “Net Zero Natural Gas Plant Game Changer.” My quick answer after reading the…

The Case for Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS)

Guest “picking a fight with both sides” by David Middleton JUL 15, 2019EPA Drilling Regulations Remain Underrated Obstacle to Solving Global Warming William MurrayManager, Energy Meeting the goals of the…

U.S. Department of Energy: Coal FIRST Initiative

Guest David Middleton While we miss Gov. Perry here in Texas, he is doing a great job at the Department of Energy… Office of Fossil Energy Energy Department Announces Intent…

New York Times Article Conclusively Proves That Climate Change “Crisis” is 100% Politics!

Guest satire by David Middleton Protesters Jeer as Trump Team Promotes Coal at U.N. Climate Talks By Lisa Friedman and Brad Plumer Nov. 13, 2017 BONN, Germany — The Trump…

Talking Truth to Climate Consensus

By Rud Istvan A sound bite summary* The climate consensus now has two derogation levels for those who disagree. Climate ‘contrarians’ like Bjørn Lomborg disagree about mitigation policies. Climate ‘deniers’…

Carbon capture and storage – "We still don't know when CCS technologies will be technically proven at full scale"

From the UK Energy Research Centre Carbon capture and storage — new research from UKERC shows tough road ahead to realize potential Research highlights key challenges for the government’s new…

Carbon capture scrapped in the UK, "…descended into farce"

All they needed was unlimited money and it would have worked… From the BBC:

Guardian: UK carbon capture project close to collapse

Another billion plus down the drain. I guess it wasn’t “sustainable”.