Hydrogen Fuel

Energy & Environment

Houston-area coalition bidding for hydrogen hub designation from U.S. Department of Energy

Posted on · A group called HyVelocity Hub, which includes Amazon, Chevron, the University of Texas and the Center for Houston's Future, among many others, is applying for federal dollars and a designation as a regional hydrogen energy hub.

Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday Sept. 30, 2020, it is planning to cut between 7,000 and 9,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2022 following a collapse in demand for oil and a subsequent slide in oil prices during the coronavirus pandemic.

Energy & Environment

Big Oil has operated in Russia for decades, but many companies are cutting ties in protest of the Ukraine invasion

Posted on · Due to the invasion of Ukraine, BP said it will abandon its share in Russian oil company Rosneft, while Shell announced it's ending projects with Gazprom, the majority state-owned natural gas company. Experts say that's putting pressure on Houston-based Exxon Mobil to make a similar decision.

Shell gas station, located on Eastex Freeway. Taken on Dec. 3, 2019.

Energy & Environment

Shell Says It Hit Peak Oil Production In 2019, Will Speed Up Move To Net-Zero Emissions Products

Posted on · Royal Dutch Shell also says it hit peak carbon emissions in 2018, and has a comprehensive strategy to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. In general, European energy companies are touting more robust plans to address climate change than their US counterparts.

Most business owners in Houston believe the local economy will improve this year.

Energy & Environment

Weekly Oil Market Crash Update: Oil Execs Say Houston Is “Backbone Of The Energy World” And Can Remain So Through The Downturn

Posted on · Industry leaders say the Bayou City has the capacity to provide research and expertise for the transition to cleaner energy. Plus, oil prices rise and more than 6,000 jobs were added in the oilfield services sector last month.

The sun sets behind an idle pump jack near Karnes City, Texas, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Demand for oil continues to fall due to the new coronavirus outbreak.

Energy & Environment

Weekly Oil Market Crash Update: Oil Majors Could Sell More Than $100 Billion In Assets For Shift To Renewables; RRC Elects New Chair

Posted on · Houston-based ConocoPhillips along with the world’s other seven major oil companies might also cease oil and gas operations in more than 200 countries, according to a Rystad Energy report.

Houston Matters

Murals on Storage Tanks Depict Images of Texas Independence

Posted on · We learn about two large murals on the sides of Shell storage tanks near Beltway 8 along Hwy 225. The murals depict scenes from the Battle of San Jacinto. Each mural measures forty feet by 140 feet. The artwork was created by Native Sun Productions, a media company based in San Antonio and Valparaiso, Ind.

Houston Matters

Murals on Storage Tanks Depict Images of Texas Independence

Posted on · We learn about two large murals on the sides of Shell storage tanks near Beltway 8 along Hwy 225. The murals depict scenes from the Battle of San Jacinto. Each mural measures forty feet by 140 feet. The artwork was created by Native Sun Productions, a media company based in San Antonio and Valparaiso, Ind.

Houston Matters

Murals on Storage Tanks Depict Images of Texas Independence

Posted on · We learn about two large murals on the sides of Shell storage tanks near Beltway 8 along Hwy 225. The murals depict scenes from the Battle of San Jacinto. Each mural measures forty feet by 140 feet. The artwork was created by Native Sun Productions, a media company based in San Antonio and Valparaiso, Ind.

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