Week In Review: December 21, 2018

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December 21, 2018

Energy Briefing 

Anti-Pipeline Activism Isn't Generating More Investment in Renewable Energy

For much of the past decade, oil and gas pipeline opponents have argued that we should not be investing in pipelines because it will “lock in” continued fossil fuel use for decades to come. Blocking the infrastructure, they argue, will force investment dollars into renewable technologies instead.

But the data show that this anti-pipeline experiment has been a costly failure.





Port Arthur LNG Signs 20-Year Supply Deal With Poland

Port Arthur LNG has signed a 20-year supply deal with Poland's state-owned natural gas company.

The Sempra Energy-owned facility and Polish Oil & Gas Company, or PGNiG, announced the liquefied natural gas deal early Wednesday morning.





Expanded Texas Shipping Lane Could Help Cut Trade Deficit By $50 Billion

After three decades of wrangling, Texas officials have approved funding to expand the Port of Corpus Christi, which will widen and deepen its shipping channel -- a project that will have national and international implications.







Merry Christmas!


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