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Shell, Prairie View A&M Partner to Research Innovative Renewable Energy

Shell Global Solutions has partnered with Prairie View A&M University to launch a $5 million program to research effective carbon dioxide utilization and carbon capture methods. The five-year…

Houston Hosts World Petroleum Congress at Critical Juncture for the Energy Industry

As momentum builds for the global energy transition to a low-carbon future, roughly 5,000 energy leaders from 70 nations gathered in Houston this week for the World Petroleum Congress (WPC).  Houston…

Bayou Business Download: What Higher Oil Prices Mean for Houston

In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we discuss the impact of changing energy prices on the Houston economy. How does more money per barrel of oil translate across other sectors and what's the…

Exxon Mobil Plans Region's First Large-Scale Plastics Recycling Facility

Exxon Mobil plans to build its first, large-scale plastic waste recycling facility in Baytown. The company said the plant, expected to be operational by the end of 2022, will be capable of recycling…

Small Biz Insider: Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator Reflects on Inaugural Cohort

Rice Alliance's Clean Energy Accelerator is a 12-week program supporting early-stage energy startups from around the world. The program's inaugural cohort of a dozen startups recently wrapped with a…

Momentum Accelerates for Houston Carbon Capture Hub

Eleven companies announced today that they are collaborating on a potential carbon capture and storage hub in Houston. Such a project could significantly boost Houston’s bid to lead the global energy…