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Cold war brewing between Saudi Arabia and Texas: Barchas and Webber of ATI

Opinion by two Directors of the Austin Technology Incubator.  More

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The Cost of Water vs. the Cost of Energy

Writing in Texas CEO Magazine, Isaac Barchas, Mitch Jacobson, and Michael E. Webber offer their advice on where to bet and where to hedge in a world of changing price dynamics for water and energy in Texas.  More

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Overheard: Institute staff in the news

It’s been a busy week at the IC² Institute. Recently our experts have been consulted by the media on topics as diverse as energy export policy, oil and gas investment, and immigrant entrepreneurship.  More

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Challenges of the Muslim World: Present, Future and Past

This book provides a data-based approach to present and future developments in the Muslim world. This is an unusual approach to this topic that highlights important underlying forces in current and projected future economic and social behaviour that range from …  More

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Creating a Carbon Capture and Storage Industry in Texas

Report on the potential for industrial development of geologic sequestration of CO₂ in the Texas Gulf Coast region. Funded in part by the IC² Institute.

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New Gas Market Fundamentals: The Prospects for Liquefied Natural Gas

An increasingly volatile market price for U.S. natural gas, the inadequacy of domestic natural gas reserves, and the continuing development of new natural gas-based electric generation capacity have created a heightened interest in imported liquefied natural gas (LNG), and plans …  More

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Checking the Forecast: A Look Back at the Texas 2000 Project

In the late 1970s, Texas experienced a remarkable spurt of migration-induced population growth. One of the main reasons for the surge in migration was the much-touted Texas business climate. This part of the Sun Belt was awash in energy and …  More

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Has Texas Become a Net Importer of Energy Resources?

Examination of whether Texas has become a new importer of energy resources. The answer depends on the method of comparison, by heating value or economic value.

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Estimation of the Time Path of the Supply Price of an Exhaustible Resource: The Case of Oil and Natural Gas

Explores the interplay of geopolitical, economic, geological and operational factors that may disrupt the gradual upwards shift of the supply price of non-replenishable resources, specifically oil and natural gas. Describes the econometric identification of the supply price curve for oil …  More

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