Good Tuesday morning! 

In some running news from America's oil and gas epicenter, runner Molly Huddle broke the American half-marathon record in Houston this weekend. The event is sponsored by oil companies including Chevron and Aramco, the U.S. subsidiary of Saudi Aramco.

Now to more actual energy news: My latest Harder Line column looks at how President Trump's energy agenda is stumbling into 2018. Ben Geman will catch you up on the rest of the news kicking off this short week.