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The Oilman Who Loved Sustainable Energy

As we consider how George Mitchell’s legacy will shape this century — in energy, in sustainability, in cosmology, in philanthropy — let’s also take a moment to ponder the impossible, the unlikely, the unorthodox and even the quixotic. Read my … Continue reading

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The new catalogs are here!

The new catalogs are here! The new catalogs are here! http://ow.ly/Wd9p50ul4ES @TAMUPress #energy #georgepmitchell #fracking

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About those anti-Trump Protestors…

Dear Mr. President-Elect, I know you have some time before you take office, and you’re still learning all that this new job will entail. But even in these early days, you have a chance to heal the wounds of the … Continue reading

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Remembering Darrell Preston

Someone asked me how old Darrell Preston was when he died earlier this week. Even though I’d known him for almost 30 years, I realized I didn’t know his age. So I did what Darrell would have done: I pulled … Continue reading

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The problem with software

The software industry loves to talk about “solutions.” It’s not clear whose problems some software makers think they’re solving. For years, I have used a program called Evernote, which syncs notes, webpages, photos and other things you want to save … Continue reading

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A Long Time Ago, in a Theater Not so Far Away…

I went to see the long-awaited Star Wars sequel this past weekend with my wife and daughter, and inevitably I found myself thinking back over the years to when I saw the original. “Star Wars” — and back then, that … Continue reading

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Black Elk’s black marks: too little too

Black Elk’s black marks: too little too late? http://ow.ly/Sbhf4 What indictment says about safety 5 yrs after Macondo @EnergyVoiceNews

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