Decarbonization News

Exmar, Lattice Working on 40,500 m3 CO2 Carrier

Oct 22, 2021

Exmar, a company owning gas carriers and FSRU units, has partnered up with Lattice Technology to develop a new type of CO2 carrier.'With the global need to decarbonize the atmosphere and our world economy heavily relying on a secure energy supply…

How to Decarbonize the Upstream Industry

Oct 21, 2021

As the energy transition accelerates, upstream companies are under pressure to decarbonize, and this is likely to intensify. Wood Mackenzie's Jessica Brewer discusses opportunities and challenges.

Neptune Energy Backs World Bank's Zero Routine Flaring Initiative

Oct 21, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy on Thursday endorsed the World Bank’s Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 initiative.The initiative brings together governments, companies, and development institutions to eliminate routine gas flaring in oil production no later than 2030…

Exxon Board Debates Dropping Oil and Gas Projects in Mozambique and Vietnam - WSJ

Oct 21, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp board is debating whether to continue with several major oil and gas projects amid a global push from investors for fossil fuel companies to be more cost-conscious and green-energy friendly, WSJ reported on Wednesday.Activist investor Engine No…

UK Gov't to Support Two CCUS Clusters. Scottish Cluster Left as 'Reserve'

Oct 20, 2021

The UK Government has selected two industrial clusters as Track-1 clusters for the development of carbon capture utilization and storage projects, putting them on course for launch by the mid-2020s with financial support from the government…

Factbox: UK's Key Pledges in Net Zero Plan

Oct 19, 2021

The British government on Tuesday published a Net Zero Strategy aimed at ending the country's contribution to climate change.Here are some of the key pledges and policies set out in the document:PowerAim: to fully decarbonise the power system…

UK Sets Out Net Zero Strategy. Plans to Install 40 GW Offshore Wind Power by 2030

Oct 19, 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday set out his ambition for a green revolution that he hopes will force Western economies to kick their addiction to fossil fuels.Britain at the end of the month hosts the COP26 U.N. climate talks in Glasgow…

UK’s Offshore Oil and Gas Emissions Dropped 10% in 2020, OGUK Says

Oct 19, 2021

Emissions from the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry fell by the equivalent of 1.8 million tonnes of CO2 in 2020, a 10% reduction, industry association OGUK said Tuesday.OGUK has estimated that estimates that emissions from the production, transport…

Talos Energy, TechnipFMC Working on CCS Solutions for U.S. Market

Oct 19, 2021

U.S.-based oil and gas company Talos Energy has partnered up with oilfield services firm TechnipFMC to develop and deliver technical and commercial solutions to Carbon Capture and Storage ('CCS') projects along the United States Gulf Coast.'The…

UK Rolls Out Green Energy Carpet for Global Investors

Oct 19, 2021

Britain said it had attracted nearly 10 billion pounds ($13.72 billion) from global investors to fund its green regeneration agenda, as it hosted an investment summit involving 200 of the world's top financiers and executives.The summit marks post-Brexit Britain's biggest push to woo investors…

Wave Energy Firm Opens Aberdeen Office to Meet Demand from Oil & Gas Industry

Oct 19, 2021

Wave energy firm Mocean Energy said Tuesday it has opened a new dedicated office in Aberdeen to meet rising oil and gas industry interest in the decarbonization of North Sea assets.The Edinburgh-based firm is working to develop a wave energy…

UK Fossil Fuel Dilemma in the Spotlight as Climate Talks Near

Oct 19, 2021

Britain faces a fossil fuel dilemma: it can burnish its green credentials by halting new oil and gas development in the North Sea, yet doing so will leave it more reliant on imported fuel.How Britain charts a course to achieve net-zero emissions…

Maersk Drilling to Provide Rigs for Danish Carbon Storage Project

Oct 14, 2021

Danish drilling contactor Maersk Drilling has been selected as the preferred supplier of drilling rig services for the Greensand offshore carbon storage project offshore Denmark.The framework agreement for drilling rig services has been signed with the Nini Joint Venture…

Offshore Drilling Firm Transocean Sets Emissions Reduction Target

Oct 12, 2021

Offshore drilling firm Transocean has committed to reducing operating Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 40% from 2019 levels by 2030.“Globally, almost one billion people lack access to electricity, and all of us desire…

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