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BP: Fossil Fuel Demand to Take Historic Hit Amid COVID-19 Scars

Sep 14, 2020

Fossil fuel consumption is set to shrink for the first time in modern history as climate policies boost renewable energy while the coronavirus epidemic leaves a lasting effect on global energy demand, BP said in a forecast.BP's 2020 benchmark…

Global Energy Transition Already Well Underway

Sep 11, 2020

Policymakers still tend to talk about the global energy transition in the future tense, as something that might or will happen in the next few decades, but the transition is already well underway and shows signs of accelerating.Global energy…

Snam, Saipem to Jointly Pursue Energy Transition Tech

Sep 10, 2020

Offshore energy services provider Saipem and gas grid operator Snam have signed an agreement to work together on energy transition technology.Under the memorandum of understanding signed, the two Italian companies will jointly work on green hydrogen and carbon capture initiatives…

Petrobras: Excellent Productivity, High CO2 Levels at Jupiter DST

Sep 08, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras has completed the Drill Stem Test (DST) in the area of the Júpiter Discovery Assessment Plan, located in the Santos Basin pre-salt, reporting excellent well productivity, but high CO2 content.The Jupiter area belongs to the BM-S-24 concession…

Europe Could Invest $35B in CCS by 2035, Rystad Says

Sep 07, 2020

After years of expensive carbon capture and storage (CCS) studies and test centers, Europe has now reached a phase where large-scale CCS developments make sense financially, Norwegian energy market intelligence group Rystad Energy has said.In a report on Monday…

UK Gov't to Review Offshore Oil and Gas Licensing Policy

Sep 03, 2020

The UK government said Thursday it would review its policy on the future UK offshore oil and gas licensing regime as part of the wider aim of the country towards achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.'The review will ensure the Government has…

Norway's 'Oil Fund' to Test Business Model of Biggest CO2 Emitters

Sep 03, 2020

Norway's $1.2 trillion wealth fund will ask the companies in its portfolio that emit the most carbon dioxide (CO2) for more detailed climate-related data in order to understand the risk posed to its investments, a top official said.The world's largest sovereign fund…

Norwegian Offshore Drilling Firm Enters Floating Wind Game

Aug 27, 2020

Norwegian offshore oil and gas drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling is stepping out of the comfort zone and into the offshore renewables space.The company, which provides drilling rigs for oil and gas companies, on Thursday announced its investment in Oceanwind AS…

Aker's Carbon Capture, Offshore Wind Spinoffs Shares Surge in Market Debut

Aug 26, 2020

Shares of Aker Carbon Capture and Aker Offshore Wind surged on their first day of trading in Oslo on Wednesday, delivering a boost to the Aker conglomerate's strategy of spinning off environment technology. Aker Solutions, controlled by Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke…

OGA: Offshore Platform Electrification Vital For 2050 Net Zero Emissions Goal

Aug 24, 2020

The UK oil and gas regulator Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) last week hosted the first of a series of workshops on offshore oil and gas platform electrification aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a step dubbed vital in helping the UK reach the net-zero target by 2050…

Poland Could Become Climate Neutral by 2056

Aug 21, 2020

Poland, the only European Union country that has not pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050, could reach that goal by 2056, a study by the state Polish Economic Institute (PEI) showed on Wednesday.Poland generates almost 80% of electricity from…

'Strong Interest' in Aker Solutions' Offshore Wind, Carbon Capture Spin-offs' Private Placements

Aug 14, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions said Friday its offshore wind and carbon capture subsidiaries had raised NOK 500 million each in private placements.Aker Solutions in July said it would spin off its wind development…

Offshore Energy Industry Can Help UK Hit Net-Zero Emissions Target, O&G Regulator Says

Aug 06, 2020

“The UK Continental Shelf has the potential to make a deep and meaningful impact on the UK’s overall net-zero target and offshore energy integration can be the game-changer,' Andy Samuel, CEO of the UK's Oil and Gas Authority said Thursday.Samuel's…

Germany Gov't to Fund Offshore Wind-to-Green Hydrogen Project

Aug 04, 2020

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy has sent a funding confirmation to partners working on the WESTKÜSTE 100 green hydrogen project.The WESTKÜSTE 100 project, which will produce green hydrogen via electricity generated by offshore wind turbines…

Envoy Acquires Avantis Marine

Jul 30, 2020

UK-based Envoy Group has acquired a marine engineering company, Avantis Marine, to target carbon reduction and clean energy solutions for offshore markets.Avantis specializes in marine engineering with a focus on environmental performance and clean technologies for the shipping…

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