Energy Independence

What's next for the old HEB and Mercy building (video in link below)

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What's next for the old HEB and Mercy building (video in link below) LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) The discussion was meant to find possible solutions to some local buildings that are no longer in use. Several federal agencies toured the old Mercy Hospital and the downtown HEB building to give the city suggestions on how to address the old buildings. After touring the buildings, the U.S. Department of Hous... Read more »

CAPITAL MEXICO: Refuerza Tamaulipas lazos con Texas

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En representación del gobierno de Tamaulipas, el Secretario de Desarrollo Económico, Carlos W. Talancón Ostos, participó en una conversación y análisis con autoridades estadounidenses, así como del sector privado, en Laredo, Texas, acerca de la solución para el problema de tráfico en los cruces internacionales en esa frontera. En la reunión sostenida en la Texas A&M International University (TAMIU... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Meets with TAMIU Students Traveling to Azerbaijan for Energy Summer School

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) today met with a group of students who will be attending the 11th Annual Baku Energy Summer School in Baku, Azerbaijan, from July 9 to July 22. The trip is made possible through a historic agreement that Congressman Cuellar facilitated between TAMIU and Azerbaijan in 2015 to promote student and faculty research and study collaborations on energy between universiti... Read more »

Rep Cuellar: Trump Cuts Webb County Infrastructure, Services

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) expressed his concern about President Trump’s budget cuts to Texas infrastructure, education, agriculture, business, and other vital programs: “The people of Texas’ 28th district will suffer if President Trump’s budget cuts are forced through Congress,” said Congressman Cuellar. For example, in Webb County alone, students at Texas A&M International, Lared... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Supports Gov. Rick Perry for Energy Secretary

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) has released the following statement regarding the nomination of Texas Governor Rick Perry for Secretary of Energy: "I have worked with Governor Rick Perry since I was a representative in the Texas House, and I was appointed by him as his first Secretary of State. My district is rich with natural resources and with Governor Perry directing state energy policy we... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Sworn Into 115th Congress

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) was sworn into his seventh term in the United States House of Representatives by Speaker Paul Ryan. Congressman Cuellar stands by House Speaker Paul Ryan as he takes the official oath of office as the 115th Congress formally convened on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. The Speaker of the House led today's traditional swearing-in ceremony on the floor of the U.S... Read more »

THE FUSE: For Europe, Even Modest Supplies of U.S. LNG Will Transform Relationship with Gazprom

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For Europe, Even Modest Supplies of U.S. LNG Will Transform Relationship with Gazprom By Nick Cunningham Even though Russia will continue to provide the majority of natural gas to Europe, and holds a dominant position over the continent’s pipeline infrastructure, the surging volume and diversity of LNG supply will force Gazprom to keep prices low and supply steady—providing a huge boon for Europea... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Speaks on Benefits of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports

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Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) served as honorary co-chair of and addressed LNG Allies’ Transatlantic Energy Dialogue on Capitol Hill in Washington. LNG Allies is a nonprofit whose mission is to promote U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports and enhance the energy security of America’s allies. The event was also attended by Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX-6), another event co-chair; Cong... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Helps to Reduce Methane Gas Emissions in Shale Formations

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Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced the successful inclusion of language and funds in the FY 2017 House Energy and Water Appropriations bill to limit methane gas emissions from flaring and venting, different types of release of release of natural gas, in shale formations such as the Eagle Ford Shale in the 28th Congressional District. Venting, unlike flaring, does not remove impuri... Read more »