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Oil Industry Should Set Carbon Targets at COP28 -TotalEnergies CEO

Jul 06, 2023

The world's oil and gas companies should set targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 at the upcoming COP28 global climate conference, the CEO of France's TotalEnergies Patrick Pouyanne said on Wednesday.'If we can bring something to COP28 as an oil and gas industry…

Mitsui OSK Gets AiP for Liquefied CO2 Vessel, Floating Storage Unit

Jun 28, 2023

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) 9104.T has received in-principle approvals for a liquefied CO2 vessel and a floating storage and offloading unit (FSO) from the American Bureau of Shipping, its Chief Executive Takeshi Hashimoto said on Wednesday…

Italian Cable Giant Ups Emission Reduction Targets for the Near Term

Jun 28, 2023

Italy's Prysmian has adopted a net zero carbon target by 2050 and slightly upped its emission reduction targets for the near term, the world's largest cable maker said on Wednesday.Prysmian - which supplies cables for industries including high voltage power transmission…

Linjepartner to Deliver Overhead Power Lines for Aker BP's Power from Shore Project

Jun 27, 2023

Norway's Linjepartner has been selected as a partner for the delivery of overhead lines in Aker BP's Yggdrasil power from shore project. Yggdrasil is an offshore oil development in the North Sea, off Norway.According to a press release issued Tuesday…

Pilot Energy and KNCC Partner to Store CO2 Offshore Australia

Jun 15, 2023

Australian oil and gas company Pilot Energy and Norway's Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers (KNCC) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on offering an integrated solution for marine transportation and offshore injection of CO2 at the Cliff Head CCS Project…

Offshore Carbon Storage Project in Danish North Sea Receives Safety Approval from DNV

Jun 14, 2023

The offshore carbon storage project in the Danish North Sea, called Project Greensand, has received official safety approval from DNV.'The project is the first in the world to demonstrate that CO2 can be transported across national borders and stored offshore to mitigate climate change…

Northern Lights Installs 12 CO2 Storage Tanks in Øygarden

Jun 02, 2023

The Northern Lights JV in Norway which is developing the world’s first open-source CO2 transport and storage infrastructure, has this week completed the installation of all 12 CO2 storage tanks at its facilities in Øygarden.The Northern Lights JV…

RINA and Eni Set Sail on a Journey to Decarbonize Maritime Operations

May 29, 2023

RINA, an international company specializing in inspection, certification, and engineering consultancy, and Italian energy company Eni have signed an agreement to jointly develop initiatives that can contribute to the energy transition and decarbonization…

Reducing Carbon Footprint: Odfjell Drilling's Offshore Rig Successfully Tests Biofuel Operation

May 25, 2023

Norwegian offshore drilling firm Odfjell Drilling said via social media Thursday that it has, with oil firm Equinor, recently completed a pilot project operating an offshore drilling rig on renewable biofuel. According to the company, during the pilot…

US, EU Lawmakers Push to Depose UAE's Jaber from Climate Talks

May 24, 2023

Over 100 members of the U.S. Congress and European Parliament called on Tuesday for Sultan al-Jaber to be removed as the designated head of the upcoming COP28 climate talks, saying the oil exec's appointment threatened the integrity of negotiations…

Equinor Shelves Trollvind Offshore Wind Farm Project

May 22, 2023

Norwegian energy firm Equinor said Monday it would postpone further development of the Trollvind offshore wind initiative indefinitely. Back in June 2022, Equinor and four other oil and gas companies in Norway, partners in the Troll and Oseberg fields in the North Sea…

CNOOC's Floating Wind Turbine Starts Powering Offshore Oil Fields

May 22, 2023

China's CNOOC Limited said Monday that the Wenchang deep-sea floating wind demonstration project has been connected to the grid for power generation. The demonstration project is located near the Wenchang oilfields in the western part of the South China Sea…

Exxon Rebuts Proxy Advisor, Says Net Zero Emissions Scenario 'Unlikely'

May 19, 2023

Exxon Mobil Corp has pushed back against investors pressing the largest U.S. oil producer to report on the risks to its business from restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions and potential environmental disasters. In a reply on Wednesday to proxy advisor Glass Lewis…

Spirit Energy Nets CO2 Storage License in East Irish Sea

May 19, 2023

UK-based oil and gas firm Spirit Energy is among the twelve companies that have this week been granted a carbon storage license by the UK North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) in the East Irish Sea.'This represents a further step towards their…

EnQuest to Develop "Low-Cost Carbon Megastore" in North Sea

May 18, 2023

UK-based oil firm EnQuest confirmed Thursday it had secured the offer of carbon storage licenses as part of the first round of UK carbon sequestration licenses issued by the North Sea Transition Authority ('NSTA').The NSTA offered 20 licenses to 12 companies…

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