The energy secretary outlined the Trump administration’s new direction at an oil and gas conference in Houston.
Rick Perry returns from Saudi Arabia, Sen. Cornyn slips a little something nice for big oil into the tax bill, and Exxon opens its first gas stations in Mexico.
His comments come after a recent visit to South Africa.
Plus: AMD bids to make Tesla chips, Perry pushes carbon capture, and a cute promotion from a gas station in Nash.
Plus: Rick Perry’s investment in batteries, NRG layoffs, and an interactive map of wind farms.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry might head to the Department of Homeland Security, Texas holds on to the number one spot for energy consumption, and big oil and ranchers battle over water resources in West Texas.
A new focus on demand-side approaches and smarter energy management.
Plus: There's a "substantial increase" in reports about a Bastrop oil spill, Texas is leading the way in renewable energy, and a big bank decides to go green.
The current energy secretary was a big proponent of wind power as governor of Texas. The signs now point to a change of heart.
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