January 2020 NEWS

The shale boom's spillover emissions

Speaking of climate, the Gulf Coast industrial facilities built to use surging oil and natural gas production from shale formations could become a very large source of greenhouse gas emissions, a peer-reviewed study concludes. Why it matters: The paper in Environmental... Read More >


Gulf Coast oil and gas expansion will generate half a billion annual tons of emissions in U.S.: report

Houston—Total annual emissions for oil, gas and petrochemical operations in Texas and Louisiana will add the equivalent of 131 coal-fired power plants in emissions, researchers estimate.More than half a billion tons of additional greenhouse gas emissions per year — equivalent to 8... Read More >


Climate Changed: Cheap Natural Gas Could Add 500 Million Tons to US Emissions -

  A liquefied natural gas export terminal stands under construction in Corpus Christi, Texas in 2018. Access to cheap natural gas has helped displace coal and cut greenhouse gas emissions. But it’s also incentivized a massive buildout of fossil-fuel infrastructure along the U.S.... Read More >


U.S. greenhouse gases to billow on Gulf Coast petrochemicals charge -study

HOUSTON, Jan 14, 2020 (Reuters) - A multi-billion dollar boom in petrochemical plants proposed along the U.S. Gulf Coast could pump as much greenhouse gas into the air as 131 coal-fired power plants by 2030, according to a study released on Tuesday by University of Texas researchers.The study... Read More >


Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation to Benefit From Property Sales

The Texas-based Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation has announced that it will receive the proceeds from a sale of historic properties on Galveston Island. Mitchell Historic Properties, which is owned by the estate of the late George P. Mitchell, has agreed to sell the Hotel... Read More >


'No ordinary transaction' | Texas firm to buy iconic Galveston Island properties

Cynthia and George Mitchell stroll in front of The Tremont House in Galveston, Texas. Mitchell Historic Properties reached an agreement to sell the landmark hotel, with a majority of proceeds to benefit the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation.  Mitchell Historic Properties has agreed to... Read More >


Mitchell estate sells landmark Galveston hotel properties

Cynthia and George Mitchell stroll in front of The Tremont House in Galveston, Texas. Mitchell Historic Properties reached an agreement to sell the landmark hotel, with a majority of proceeds to benefit the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation.  Mitchell Historic Properties, the Galveston... Read More >


Historic Galveston Island properties to be sold, benefiting the Mitchell Foundation

Mitchell Historic Properties has agreed to sell two iconic Galveston Island properties — the Hotel Galvez & Spa and The Tremont House — for an undisclosed amount. The buyer is SRH Hospitality Galveston Investments LLC, an affiliate of Addison, Texas-based SRH Hospitality Holdings... Read More >


CGMF to benefit from sale of iconic Galveston properties

Cynthia and George Mitchell stroll in front of The Tremont House in Galveston, Texas. Mitchell Historic Properties reached an agreement to sell the landmark hotel, with a majority of proceeds to benefit the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation.  GALVESTON, Texas (January 9,... Read More >

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