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4/4/2017

OPPD will add even more wind power to serve Facebook data center

Omaha World-Herald - Social media giant Facebook is helping to boost the share of electricity from wind within the Omaha Public Power District.

4/3/2017

Energy Pipeline: Greeley man spends life chasing the dream of hydrogen drilling

Greeley Tribune- In 1956, Greeley resident Charlie Odendhal started working with a Shell Oil and Gas metallurgical team that focused on preventing hydrogen embrittlement in the field. In the process of drilling for oil and gas, hydrogen would get into the drill bits, causing them to break. Shell would just cap the hydrogen vents and move on with the operation. Today, 61 years later, Odendhal — along with a small team of international scientists — is on a mission to drill and capture that hydrogen Shell so easily dismissed. The hydrogen would be used to create ammonia, which would then be used to make fertilizer for farming. 

4/3/2017

Roma Amundson: Keystone Xl is a gift to Nebraskans

Omaha World-Herald - President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order to revive the Keystone XL project, which ground to a halt under the former administration. This is good news for Nebraska, as the oil pipeline promises to bring much-needed jobs and tax revenue to the Cornhusker State

4/3/2017

ERDMAN: Why the Keystone XL Pipeline will be good for Nebraska

Scottsbluff Star Herald - Last week President Donald Trump signed an order to allow TransCanada to build the rest of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Keystone XL pipeline is an issue which has created a lot of controversy in our State, so today I would like to address some of the most important questions surrounding the pipeline and clarify why this pipeline will be good for our State.

4/3/2017

Trump(eting) merits of XL

Petroleum News - After nine years of being put through the United States regulatory, legislative and legal grinder, TransCanada has secured a Presidential Permit for its Keystone XL pipeline.