The refinery will be powered by renewable geothermal energy. The geothermal energy will be augmented by the refinery’s own carbon-dioxide emissions, which will be recycled to drive the geothermal power plant’s turbines.
The fossil-fuel industry can’t be restored by rolling back the Clean Power Plan or other clean-energy programs. That train has left the station. Trump would do better to catch it and try to direct where it goes.
Exxon Mobil will build or expand 11 projects along the U.S. Gulf Coast in a $20-billion, 10-year program, Darren Woods, Exxon Mobil Corp.’s chairman and CEO, told the annual CERAWeek energy conference in Houston earlier this month.
The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil-well blowout caused dramatic, widespread shoreline loss along Louisiana’s coast, says a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Concrete’s large carbon footprint—that is, the amount of carbon dioxide emitted during the cement manufacturing process—is estimated to be 5% of industrial CO2 emissions, a source of concern in the battle against human-caused climate change.