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IEA: New Fossil Fuel Investments Must Stop If We Want to Meet 2050 Net-Zero Target

May 18, 2021

Investors should not fund new oil, gas and coal supply projects if the world wants to reach net-zero emissions by mid-century, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday, in the top global watchdog's starkest warning yet to curb fossil fuels…

IOG Enters Carbon Capture and Storage Research Project

May 14, 2021

Independent Oil and Gas (IOG), the UK-based company developing gas fields in the North Sea, said Friday it had signed a collaboration agreement with GeoNetZero CDT to explore carbon capture and storage opportunities.GeoNetZero CDT is Heriot-Watt University's Centre for Doctoral Training…

OGTC, Partners to Invest $1,4M in Hydrogen-enabling Technologies

May 13, 2021

Scotland-based OGTC has extended its latest Call for Ideas to June 14, with the organization set to invest up to £1million (around $1,4 million) 'in game-changing technologies which will accelerate Hydrogen production, transportation, storage and utilization…

Dutch Gov't Grants $2.4B for Exxon, Shell North Sea CCS Project

May 10, 2021

The Dutch government has granted a consortium that includes oil majors Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil around 2 billion euros ($2.4 billion) in subsidies for what is set to become one of the largest carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in the world…

North Sea Oil Firm NEO Energy Sets Emissions Reduction Goals. Eyes Platform Electrification

May 05, 2021

North Sea-focused oil and gas company NEO Energy, backed by HitecVision, on Wednesday announced its plan to cut carbon emissions from its operations. The company, which in February agreed to buy ExxonMobil's Northern North Sea fields off the UK in a transaction valued at more than $1 billion…

Eni, Santos Eyeing Upstream, CCUS Collab

May 03, 2021

Italian oil company Eni and Australia-based Santos on Monday agreed to jointly seek cooperation opportunities in Australia and East Timor.Under the non-binding memorandum of understanding, the companies will look at potential optimizations, synergies…

Equinor Files Plan to Electrify Troll West Field

May 03, 2021

Norway's Equinor, with partners Petoro, Shell, Total, and ConocoPhillips, has decided to electrify the Troll West field offshore Norway and has submitted the plan for development and operation to the Norwegian minister of petroleum and energy…

Who Will Pay for the Energy Transition?

Apr 27, 2021

The transition from a fossil-fuel dominated energy system to one with zero emissions would require trillions of dollars of investment in new production, distribution and consumption equipment worldwide.New investments could support millions of new jobs in construction and manufacturing…

GlobalData: 35% of Equinor's Total Oil and Gas Output Base to be Powered from Shore

Apr 22, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor is on track to have over 35% of its total oil and gas production base by 2025 powered from shore, GlobalData, a data and analytics company said Thursday, citing Equinor's active and upcoming electrification projects across the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

CGG to support dCarbonX's Offshore Decarbonization Exploration

Apr 22, 2021

dCarbonX, a company looking to develop offshore geothermal energy and storage sites for CO2, hydrogen, and ammonia in Ireland and UK has signed a strategic agreement with CGG, a company specializing in the provision of seismic data for oil and gas exploration…

Equinor Urges Shareholders to Reject Activist's Emissions Targets Proposal

Apr 19, 2021

Equinor urged its shareholders on Monday to reject a proposal by an activist group to set intermediate targets for reducing emissions from the use of its energy products.The majority state-owned company has pledged to boost investment in renewables…

Aggressive Push to Meet Paris Goals, Could See Oil Prices Slide to $10 by 2050

Apr 16, 2021

Global oil prices could drop to around $40 a barrel by 2030 if governments push to reduce fuel consumption in step with U.N.-backed plans to limit global warming, a leading energy consultancy said on Thursday.In a report outlining a scenario…

"Coal has to go," CEO of Poland's PGE Says

Apr 16, 2021

Coal has obviously to be scrapped as a power source, the CEO of the Polish group which owns the EU’s biggest carbon-emitting power plant said on Thursday, underscoring a policy shift in a country until recently wedded to coal to generate electricity…

In Break with Rivals, Oxy CEO Says Carbon Tax Would be 'Bad'

Apr 07, 2021

Occidental Petroleum Corp Chief Executive Vicki Hollub said on Tuesday she opposes a carbon tax, an idea that has gained the backing of large rival oil companies and some trade groups.'A carbon tax would be bad for a lot of the industry, a carbon…

Tenaris to Deliver Line Pipe for Norwegian Offshore CO2 Storage Project

Mar 25, 2021

Norway's Equinor has awarded Tenaris the contract for the supply of tubulars for the Northern Lights CO2 transport and storage project offshore Norway.From its Dalmine mill in Italy, Tenaris will produce a 105km 12” Carbon Manganese (C-Mn) seamless line pipe for the project…

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