A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- A new proposal to change the name of the Texas Railroad Commission, which hasn’t dealt with railroads in nine years, may be putting form over substance, the Houston Chronicle writes. Still, the legislature will again consider “Texas Energy Resources Commission” when session convenes next month.
- Global demand for energy should rise by about 35 percent through 2040, Exxon Mobil said in its annual outlook, driven by expansion of the middle class in developing countries. Reuters reports a slower growth in emissions and eventual decline also is expected, and nuclear power is forecast to grow by 90 percent.
- “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been flooded with reaction to its regulations that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants,” the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports, with 2 million comments and still counting.
News Release TCEH Corp., Parent Company for Luminant and TXU Energy, Emerges from Chapter 11 as a Competitive, Well-Capitalized Company *** Energy Industry Veteran Curt Morgan Formally Named CEO *** Restructuring Eliminates More Than $33 Billion in Debt *** Benefits from Low Leverage Relative to Peer Group *** Company […]
Razen Thomas is proud to be Powering Texas and proud of the hard work and innovation that she sees from her colleagues every day at Oak Grove Power Plant. As support manager, Razen makes sure everyone has the tools, equipment and processes to do their jobs safely and effectively. Watch this month’s Job One Profile […]
An abundance of wildlife, including numerous bald eagles, call Luminant’s sites and reclaimed land home. When Liberty Mine’s resident bald eagle pair returns this fall, they’ll find a few home renovations – most notably, a new nest location. The eagles’ nest was recently moved away from mining activities to a new location on company property […]