December 5, 2021 archive

Government to spend millions improving streets to transport radioactive waste

  Millions of dollars are going to improve streets and highways around the Los Alamos National Laboratory as the government prepares to transport nuclear waste to a Southern New Mexico underground disposal site. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports about $16 million will be spent beginning in the spring so transuranic waste including contaminated gloves, …

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Texas regulators cut power price cap following February storm

  Public regulators in Texas have taken steps to avoid a repeat of the state’s energy emergency caused by last February’s Winter Storm Uri. The Public Utility Commission approved a move cutting the wholesale electricity price cap from $9,000 per megawatt hour to $5,000 reported Reuters. Click here for Reuters.

BayoTech anticipates ‘hydrogen hub’ in Albuquerque as first of many

  Drivers of hydrogen-powered vehicles will soon be able to pull up and fill up with hydrogen at a station in Albuquerque, New Mexico. BayoTech is building its first ‘hydrogen hub” station that will be the first hub on New Mexico Gas Company property in the city reported the Santa Fe New Mexican. Click here …

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Study claims smaller independent producers lead Permian Basin growth

  A new study of the oil and gas drilling activity in the Permian Basin shows smaller and independent producers are leading the growth in the region in the past few years. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis reported in a recent study that independent oil and gas producers were leading …

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Indigenous leaders pledge to oppose new Enbridge developments

  Native American groups come out with a pledge to fight to preserve their sacred sites that might be in the path of the Canadian oil company Enbridge and its plans to increase capacity on the pipeline system that connects the crude-oil storage hub in Oklahoma to the Texas Gulf Coast. Expansion was announced in …

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