Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Hydrogen Startup Cemvita Sees Boost From New Tax Credits

Cemvita Factory Inc., a Houston-based biotech company backed by Occidental Petroleum Corp., says tax credits passed by Congress last month will allow it scale up plans to produce hydrogen using oil-eating microbes.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
September 27, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

US Is Exporting Every Molecule of LNG Possible

Tankers were docked or loading at all seven U.S. liquefied natural gas export terminals for the first time Feb. 12, marking a small piece of industry history and setting up record flows to the plants amid high prices and tensions in Europe.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
February 14, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Permian Basin Gets Vote of Confidence With Infrastructure Plan

The region at the heart of the once-booming U.S. shale industry is signaling confidence in a nascent recovery after the pandemic crushed demand and curtailed oil and gas drilling.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
August 9, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

US LNG Players Tout Carbon Capture in Bid to Boost Green Image

U.S. LNG developers seeking to burnish their green credentials and boost their competitiveness on a crowded global stage are touting a costly and largely untested technology: carbon capture.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
May 6, 2021
Business, Fuel

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Plans to Drill for Natural Gas Near Texas Launchpad

Elon Musk recently moved to Texas, where he launches some of his rockets and is building a battery factory. Now, for good measure, he plans to drill for natural gas in the state.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
January 22, 2021
Government, Business, TCA

Opponents of Texas Port LNG Terminals Inch Closer to Lawsuit

Environmentalists and other opponents of three proposed liquefied natural gas export terminals at the Port of Brownsville are one step closer to filing a federal lawsuit to halt the projects after losing requests to have permit decisions reconsidered.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
January 27, 2020
Business, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

Cameron LNG Poised for First Export Shipment With First LNG Tanker

Cameron LNG is poised to load its first export shipment of liquefied natural gas after the arrival of the first LNG tanker at its Louisiana facility.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
May 29, 2019