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A pump jack operating in an oil field in Midland, Texas, July 29, 2020. A Texas law aims to punish investment firms that divest from fossil fuels.Tony Gutierrez/AP

Texas and other states want to punish fossil fuel divestment

A pump jack operating in an oil field in Midland, Texas, July 29, 2020. A Texas law aims to punish investment firms that divest from fossil fuels.Tony Gutierrez/AP Ivan Frishberg…

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The United States installed more wind turbine capacity in 2020 than in any other year

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory From December 20 through December 30, Today in Energy will feature some of our favorite articles from 2021. Today’s article was originally…

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Drilling and completion improvements support Permian Basin hydrocarbon production

Source: Created by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from Enverus The Permian Basin, which spans western Texas and eastern New Mexico, represents the most prolific hydrocarbon production region…

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High global demand, low global supply contribute to rising U.S. propane spot prices

Source: Graph by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from Refinitiv, an LSEG business Since mid-September 2020, wholesale propane prices at Mont Belvieu, Texas, the main U.S. hydrocarbon gas liquids…

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Six U.S. states accounted for over half of the primary energy produced in 2019

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, State Energy Data System In 2019, the top six primary energy-producing states—Texas, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Oklahoma, West Virginia, and North Dakota—accounted for 55 quadrillion British thermal units (quads),…

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Texas’s Midland Basin accounted for 15% of U.S. crude oil production in 2020

Source: Graph by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), based on EIA’s Petroleum Supply Monthly (U.S. and Texas) and data from Enverus Inc. (Midland Basin and its formations) Texas’s Midland Basin is part…

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