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Oklahoma Oil Turmoil

Oklahoma Oil Turmoil

Oklahoma Oil Turmoil

Cushing & Keystone

IncSmart Oklahoma (Small Business and Startups) - Oklahoma Oil Turmoil.   Five (5) Oklahoma tribes have say over Eastern Oklahoma oil fields after the Supreme Court decision.  With this decision, the tribes have inherited new problems.  A crash in oil prices, bankruptcies and business layoffs.  25% of Oklahoma's gas wells are on the reservations of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole nations.        

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Uranium Stockpiles in Utah

Uranium Stockpiles in Utah

Uranium Stockpiles in Utah

Trump Budget Proposal

IncSmart Utah (Small Business and Startups) - Uranium stockpiles are planned for Utah.  The Utah uranium industry is being given a new chance to compete with foreign cheap imports.  The Trump budget includes a $1.5 billion dollar grant to help the industry.  Uranium Oxide or Yellowcake, has seen a drop in production in the year 2018.  The Yellowcake is used to make nuclear fuel rods.  The production is at a 70 year low at the same time over 90 nuclear reactors in the US is buying its current yellowcake from Russia.  Russia is dumping yellowcake on the global market dropping the price of Uranium.  Russia yellowcake production undermines America's national security.  
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French Gas Company Moving to Nevada

French Gas Company Moving to Nevada

French Gas Company Moving to Nevada

The French Are Coming

IncSmart Nevada (Small Business and Startups) - French gas company is moving to a North Las Vegas industrial park named Apex Industrial Park.  The Apex location is also receiving a $58 million dollar freeway expansion project.  The 5 mile stretch of US 95 from North Las Vegas to Apex.  North Las Vegas City officials are expecting Apex to bring in 20,000 to 60, 000 workers when the location is fully developed with the water pipeline.  
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Louisiana Natural Gas Facility

Louisiana Natural Gas Facility

Louisiana Natural Gas Facility

Trump's America First Policy

IncSmart Louisiana (Small Business and Startups) - Louisiana natural gas facility opened by Sempra Energy to begin production to liquify natural gas for export.  The new, $10 billion dollar plant has sold all of it's production for the next 20 years at it's massive export terminal.  Sempra is estimating 12 million tons of Natural Gas per year will flow through the new facility.  Sempra Energy is a San Diego based Corporation.  
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Tenaska Closes Financing for Missouri Project

Tenaska Closes Financing for Missouri Project

Tenaska Closes Financing for Missouri Project

Wind Project in Nodaway County

IncSmart Missouri (Small Business and Startups) - Tenaska closes financing for Missouri project in Nodaway County.  The wind project in Clear Creek Energy Center is under construction.  The wind farm will become operational later this year.  Tenaska is based in Omaha Nebraska.  Commercial operations are scheduled to start in 2020.   Tenaska will build and operate the wind farm. The onshore wind farm chose Nodaway because of its high wind location.  
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Texas Ends Reliance on Foreign Oil

Texas Ends Reliance on Foreign Oil

Texas Ends Reliance on Foreign Oil

American is now an Oil Exporter

IncSmart Texas (Small Business and Startups) - Texas helps America ends it's reliance on foreign oil.  President Trump is calling America Energy Independent.  New Mexico, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania have helped.  The Trump administration has put America on top after 75 years, after a sharp drop in imported oil.  OPEC now is talking with the Trump team after it's power in the energy market is shrinking.  If they cut oil prices as the administration is asking, they will loose more market share.
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Iowa Gets Ethanol Directive

Iowa Gets Ethanol Directive

Iowa Gets Ethanol Directive

Farmers Get Boost For Domestic Corn

IncSmart Iowa (Small Business and Startups) - Iowa gets ethanol directive from President Trump.  Trumps deregulation plans also calls for agriculture, when he wants to see year round sales of gasoline that includes ethanol, which was a campaign promise.  The new directive will allow ethanol increase of up to 15%. The gas is called E15 had been banned from the summer months, from June through September,  because of concerns about smog.  He will direct the Environmental Protection Agency to write a rule that will allow ethanol year round.  The new rule will be fast tracked for next summers driving season.  
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Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline

Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline

Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline

The Permian Highway Pipeline

IncSmart Texas (Small Business and Startups) - Houston based Kinder Morgan announces new Texas pipeline from the Permian Basin.  The $2 billion dollar project will transport natural gas from Permian Basin to Houston, Corpus Christi and Mexico.  The Permian Highway Pipeline.  The pipeline is expected to be in service by 2020.  

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Petroteq Updates Utah Facility

Petroteq Updates Utah Facility

Petroteq Updates Utah Facility

Development of Utah Oil Sands

IncSmart Utah (Small Business and Startups) - Petroteq Energy expands it's plant in Vernal Utah for Asphalt Ridge Heavy Oil extraction.  All systems at the plant are fully functional for the May commercial production date.  Petroteq Energy is a Canadian registered LLC with offices in Toronto and Los Angeles.  It's initial plant will be in Vernal Utah.  Utah has over 30 billion barrels of undeveloped oil fields.  
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Jinko Solar Invests in Florida

Jinko Solar Invests in Florida

Jinko Solar Invests in Florida

Jacksonville to Receive 800 New Jobs

IncSmart Florida (Small Business and Startups) - Chinese manufacturer, Jinko Solar, is finalizing plans on investing millions in Florida.  The plans include building a factory in Jacksonville FL at 4660 New World Ave.  These plans were announced a week after the Trump Tariffs were announced.  The President wants the Chinese solar panel firm to make more of their products in America.  The city and state are still finalizing the incentive package.  City council documents show a pledge of $410 million.  
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Alaska ANWAR Drilling in Trump Tax Cuts

Alaska ANWAR Drilling in Trump Tax Cuts

Alaska ANWAR Drilling in Trump Tax Cuts

Creation of Thousands of Jobs

IncSmart Alaska (Small Business and Startups) - Alaska ANWAR drilling is in the Trump tax cuts. The Artic National Wildlife Refuge is the last petroleum frontier.  ANWA has been a battle ground between the Federal government and state government for years.  Who controls the 19.4 million acres of state resources.  President Trump just gave 1.5 million acres back to the state of Alaska.  The area open to business is known as Area 1002.  The vast majority of ANWA will remain untouched by  energy companies.

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Nuclear Expansion in Georgia

Nuclear Expansion in Georgia

Nuclear Expansion in Georgia

Toshiba Replaces Bankrupt Westinghouse

IncSmart Georgia (Small Business and Startups) - Vogtle nuclear power plant expansion in Georgia is receiving some resistance.  Called the best economic choice for customers who can benefit form a carbon free source of energy.  Georgia Power, one of the co owners of Vogtle, has received a total of $3.68 billion in payments from Toshiba.  Toshiba is the parent company of Westinghouse, a major contractor in the expansion.  Toshiba also announced a conditional commitment of $1.7 billion in additional loan guarantees from the US Department of Energy (DOE). 

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Wind Farm On New Mexico Boarder

Wind Farm On New Mexico Boarder

Wind Farm On New Mexico Boarder

The Largest Wind Project In The State

IncSmart New Mexico (Small Business and Startups) - New Mexico is building a wind farm on it's boarder with Texas.  The $865 million Sagamore Wind Project is planned for rural eastern New Mexico is should be online by the end of 20202.  The plant will power 194,000 homes.  Sagamore will be the largest wind farm in New Mexico.  It will provide more that 520 megawatts of power.  Southwestern Public Service already operates the state 's largest plant called the Roosevelt Wind Project, a 250 megawatt location which went online in December 2015.

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Global Technical Systems Virginia Expansion

Global Technical Systems Virginia Expansion

Global Technical Systems Virginia Expansion

Manufacturing Company To Create 1,100 Jobs

IncSmart Virginia (Small Business and Startups) - Global Technical Systems (GTS), is expanding in Virginia. GTS was founded in Virginia Beach in 1997.  They plan to build a $55 million, 500,000-square-foot manufacturing center in the city, which includes the creation 1,100 jobs with an average annual salary of $74,000.  The new plant will build an electro-mechanical energy storage system operation.  This storage system will produce and distribute100 percent  of green energy.  
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