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Bauer Business Focus

Bauer Business Focus: Arun Banskota on Carbon Capture, Oil Recovery

Banskota is president and CEO of Petra Nova, NRG’s carbon capture subsidiary.



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The coal-fired W.A. Parish power plant in Fort Bend County is one of the nation’s biggest producers of carbon dioxide. This week, NRG began construction of a facility to capture most of the CO2 before it can escape into the atmosphere and contribute to climate change. Arun Banskota is president and CEO of Petra Nova, NRG’s wholly owned carbon capture business. He joins Andrew Schneider on this week’s “Bauer Business Focus.”



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Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew Schneider is the senior reporter for politics and government at Houston Public Media, NPR's affiliate station in Houston, Texas. In this capacity, he heads the station's coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas Legislature and county and city governments...

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