ConocoPhillips sells LNG facility in Alaska

San Antonio-based refining company Andeavor is boosting its assets with the purchase of a liquefied natural gas plant in Alaska from Houston-based oil giant ConocoPhillips.

The deal to buy Kenai LNG from ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) closed on Jan. 31. T…

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If U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade negotiations stall, “zombie NAFTA” could rise

If renegotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement break down, a top trade expert said a scenario known among insiders as “zombie NAFTA” might be the best option for the United States, Canada and Mexico.  

During a Feb. 1 visit to San Anton…

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CEOs of 6 Texas energy cos. — including 4 from Houston — want federal funds for Port Corpus Christi

A coalition of six energy company CEOs — including four from Houston — issued a public letter asking President Donald Trump for federal funds for a project to deepen and widen the ship channel at Port Corpus Christi.

The South Texas waterway received …

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Trump administration to impose tariffs on imported solar power cells, panels

The Trump administration will impose tariffs on foreign-made solar cells and panels, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced Jan. 22.

Under the administration’s plan, the tariffs will be levied at a gradually reducing rate over four ye…

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Winter storm sets Texas power demand record

Winter Storm Inga blanketed most of Texas with freezing temperatures and set a new record for electricity demand in the state.

The Electric Reliabilty Council of Texas, which oversees almost all of the state’s power grid, reported a new winter peak re…

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