November 18, 2021 archive

Big Tech critic confirmed by Senate

  This week’s U.S. Senate confirmation of big tech critic Jonathan Kanter to head the Justice Department’s antitrust division came without the support of Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford. He voted against Kanter’s confirmation while Sen. Jim Inhofe did not vote in the 68-29 move by the Senate. Kanter is an antitrust lawyer known for his …

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3,000 acre solar farm wins preliminary approval in Nebraska

  Nebraska is a step closer to its biggest solar energy installation. A County Planning Commission approved the 3,000-acre project near Lincoln this week according to Nebraska Public Media. Click here for Nebraska Public Media.  

Cadillac takes first all-electric SUV on the road

  Cadillac brought its EV show recently to the Dallas area, showing off the company’s first all-electric SUV. A pre-production version of the 2023 LYRIQ car was on display this week in Grapevine as WFAA reported. Click here for WFAA report.  

Energy news headlines for Friday

** Environmentalists are fuming after the Department of the Interior auctioned leases to drill for oil in an 80-million-acre section of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday morning. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management sold 308 tracts covering 1.7 million acres to fossil fuel giants such as Chevron and ExxonMobil. ** U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp were …

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New natural gas pipeline opens in Permian

  The Double E natural gas pipeline owned largely by Summit Midstream Partners LP has gone operational in New Mexico and Texas. With a 70% equity interest in the $450 million joint venture, Summit said the 135-mile line will transport about 1.35 billion cubic feet a day of gas from southeast New Mexico and west …

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