Wow. There is no shortage of oil in Texas and New Mexico!
Estimates Include 46.3 Billion Barrels of Oil, 281 Trillion Cubic feet of Natural Gas, and 20 Billion Barrels of Natural Gas Liquids in Texas and New Mexico’s Wolfcamp Shale and Bone Spring Formation.
Despite the forces of nature and in spite of the opportunistic efforts of professional opponents, a large nuclear power station located in the middle of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation continues to steadily produce 100% of its rated power output.
Read the rest: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rodadams/2017/08/30/nuke-plant-could-close-but-didnt-give-credit-to-resilient-operators-robust-design-and-a-plan
It only took Texas 91 years to tie 1921 as the hottest year ever.
Notice that 1976 was 4.5F colder than 1921/2012 and 1979 was 4.3F colder than 1921 and 2012.
No wonder there was an ice age scare in the late 1970s.