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McDermott, Shell in MoU to Decarbonize Construction

Nov 03, 2021

Offshore installation and construction company McDermott has signed a memorandum of understanding with Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd (Shell), a subsidiary of Shell, to collaborate on decarbonizing construction. 'The agreement enables McDermott and Shell to explore opportunities for reducing…

Pertamina, ExxonMobil Exploring Carbon Capture Storage in Indonesia

Nov 02, 2021

Indonesian state-owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina and American energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp signed an agreement on Tuesday to look at ways to use carbon capture storage (CCS) in the Southeast Asian country.A memorandum of understanding…

Shell Sets Tougher Climate Targets, Q3 Income Below Expectations

Oct 28, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell set itself tougher emissions-cutting targets on Thursday, even as it reported a lower-than-expected third-quarter profit of $4.13 billion.The oil major said it would cut absolute emissions from its operations and the electricity it uses…

ASCO to Provide Logistics Services for Horisont Energi's Barents Blue Project

Oct 27, 2021

Horisont Energi, a Norwegian company developing a blue ammonia project in Norway that involves offshore carbon storage, has signed a four-year framework deal with logistics and supply company ASCO Norge, with an option to extend it.Horisont…

UK: 29 Bids Filed for $1,37M Offshore Platform Electrification Competition

Oct 26, 2021

The UK Oil and Gas Authority has said that a total of 29 bids have been submitted for the £1 million ($1,37 million) competition for ideas that could advance the electrification of offshore platforms on the UKCS. Winners to be awarded a share of the fund will be announced in early December…

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…

Santos Could Store CO2 from Barossa Field in Depleted Bayu Undan Reservoir

Oct 22, 2021

East Timor wants to press ahead with plans for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in a depleted oil and gas field off its coast as it races to fill a multi-billion dollar revenue hole starting in late 2023 when the field dries up.The…

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…

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