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Woodside, Santos Investors Strike Down Activist's Push for Oil and Gas Operations Wind-down

Apr 15, 2021

Investors in Australia's top two independent oil and gas producers on Thursday rejected an activist group's push to get the companies to spell out plans to wind down their operations to help curb global warming.The resolutions were ultimately…

Shell to Produce Majority of Oil and Gas Reserves by 2050. Plays Down Stranded Assets Risk

Apr 15, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday the majority of its oil and gas reserves will be produced by 2050, playing down the risk of stranded assets as it prepares to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades.The disclosure is a rare…

Total, Siemens Energy Partner Up to Cut LNG Related Emissions

Apr 13, 2021

French energy major Total and Siemens Energy have signed a technical collaboration agreement to study sustainable solutions for CO2 emissions reduction. The collaboration will focus on natural gas liquefaction facilities and associated power generation…

Chevron Shareholders to Vote on Climate Change Proposals, Emissions Targets

Apr 09, 2021

Chevron Corp shareholders will vote on proposals aiming to require the No. 2 U.S. oil producer to reduce the environmental impact of its products and report on climate business risks.Chevron has pledged to limit the pace of growth of its carbon emissions that contribute to climate change…

Van Oord's Offshore Vessel to Cut Emissions, Fuel Consumption with FUELSAVE Tech

Mar 15, 2021

Dutch marine contractor and offshore installation services company Van Oord will install a combustion conditioning system with hydrogen and methanol on its subsea rock installation vessel Bravenes, in a push to cut emissions from its fleet.The system…

OGA: UK North Sea Flaring Dropped by 22% in 2020

Mar 11, 2021

Flaring in the UK North Sea dropped by 22% in 2020 compared to 2019, and as production facilities cut the overall volume to 33 billion cubic feet (bcf), a reduction which is roughly equivalent to the gas demand of 200,000 UK homes, the UK Oil and Gas Authority said Thursday…

Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, Microsoft in Carbon Capture Collab

Mar 10, 2021

Norway's Aker Carbon Capture, Danish offshore wind giant Ørsted, and global technology behemoth Microsoft are teaming up in a project to capture emissions from biomass power plants and possibly storing them under the seabed offshore Norway.The…

Neptune Energy, EDF to Measure Methane Emissions on Offshore Platforms Using Drones

Mar 05, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has teamed up with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) in a scientific collaboration that will see the use of drones for measuring oil and gas methane emissions from offshore oil and gas facilities.EDF will coordinate…

CERAWEEK: Energy Firms, Gov'ts Bet on Hydrogen Boom. Payday Far Away

Mar 03, 2021

Governments and energy companies are placing large bets on clean hydrogen playing a leading role in efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions, but its future uses and costs are highly uncertain.'Without hydrogen by 2050 we cannot aim to be a net zero (carbon) economy…

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Investor Coalition CURE Pushes Exxon to Do More

Mar 03, 2021

A coalition of investors that oversees $2.5 trillion in assets urged ExxonMobil on Wednesday to take bolder action to slash greenhouse gas emissions and make key governance changes.The Coalition for a Responsible Exxon (CURE), which has 145 members…

Environmental Activists Take Shell to Court. Seek End to Emissions

Dec 01, 2020

Environmental activists took Royal Dutch Shell to court on Tuesday, as they demand the energy firm drastically reduces the production of oil and gas to limit its effects on climate change.Seven activist groups, including Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth Netherlands…

Tracking the Environmental Impact of the Oil and Gas Supply Chain

Nov 24, 2020

With the energy transition gaining pace, several exploration and production (“E&P”) companies have adjusted their business models; both to reduce emissions and to mitigate climate-related business risks. E&Ps may be grabbing the headlines regarding…

Offshore Wind: Vessel Owners Under Pressure to Cut Emissions

Sep 14, 2020

Fast-growing offshore windfarms expect low carbon service operations by support vessels, but supplying and handling biofuels is a challenge and the development of ammonia and hydrogen-powered vessels still has a long way to go, ship fuel broker and trader LQM Petroleum Services said…

Technology: Greenhouse Gas Emission Capture and Storage to the Fore

May 01, 2020

Greenhouse gas emissions capture and storage may be a more practical alternative to emissions reduction for meeting the IMO’s 2050 CO2 target. Tom Mulligan reports.Shipping emits close to 1 billion tons of CO2 each year and the shipping industry…

Eni Pledges to Cut GHG Emissions by 80%

Feb 28, 2020

Italian energy group Eni on Friday pledged to shrink its greenhouse gas emissions by 80% in one of the industry's most ambitious clean-up drives, just weeks before a decision on its chief executive's future. In its new business plan, Eni said its oil and gas production - forecast to grow 3…

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