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US Interior Dept Revokes Trump Energy Policies, Focuses on Climate

Apr 16, 2021

The U.S. Interior Department on Friday sought to erase the Trump administration's pro-fossil fuels legacy from the nation's public lands by revoking a suite of policies that boosted drilling and mining and ordering that climate change be put at the forefront in future agency decisions…

GPS' "Chemical Mist" Cuts Methane Emissions

Apr 16, 2021

Texas-based oilfield services and technology company GPS International has informed that it has completed Phase 2 field testing of its patent-pending method to cut methane from natural gas, accomplishing 'a vast visible discharged reduction in Methane (CH₄) exhaust emissions…

Petrobras, Partners Decide on Partial "Devolution" of Libra Offshore Area

Apr 16, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras, as a leader of the Libra consortium operating the Libra offshore area in Brazil, on Friday said the consortium had informed the national regulator of the 'devolution' of the part of the block.Petrobras, on behalf of partners Shell…

Clean Crude? Oil Companies use Offsets to Claim Green Barrels

Apr 16, 2021

In January, Occidental Petroleum announced it had accomplished something no oil company had done before: It sold a shipload of crude that it said was 100% carbon-neutral.While the two-million-barrel cargo to India was destined to produce more…

Shell Joins Group Working to Tackle Challenge of Offshore Methane Emissions Monitoring

Apr 16, 2021

Oil and gas giant Shell has joined a multi-operator group driving innovation to tackle the challenge of offshore methane emissions monitoring.Leading this innovation is unmanned aviation business Flylogix, who alongside US gas sensor technology experts SeekOps and supported by OGTC…

Japan: Mitsui, Hokutaku Form Offshore Wind Turbine Maintenance JV

Apr 16, 2021

Japanese conglomerate Mitsui and the country's largest wind turbine maintenance company Hokutaku, have this week formed Horizon Ocean Management, Ltd. ('HOM') for the purpose of providing inspection and maintenance services for offshore wind turbines…

Land-starved Singapore Turns to Floating Solar

Apr 16, 2021

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singapore is betting on floating solar farms and vertical panels to increase its clean-energy supplies and cut carbon emissions, a model that could work in other densely populated cities, urban experts said…

North America Oil Bankruptcies Hit Highest Q1 Level Since 2016

Apr 16, 2021

Bankruptcies by North American oil producers rose to the highest first-quarter level since 2016, according to a report released on Thursday by law firm Haynes and Boone, as some energy firms struggled to recover from the 2020 crash in oil prices…

Japan to Double Inter-regional Power Grid to Boost Offshore Wind

Apr 16, 2021

Japan aims to double its inter-regional power grid capacity by adding up to 23 gigawatts to help speed expansion of renewable energy such as offshore wind farms, the Nikkei business daily said on its online news site late on Thursday.The move…

Harland & Wolff to Build NnG Offshore Wind Farm Jackets in Methil, Creating 290 Jobs

Apr 16, 2021

InfraStrata's Harland & Wolff has won a contract with Saipem to build and load out eight wind turbine generator (WTG) jacket foundations for the EDF Renewables and ESB Energy-owned Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project, located in the outer Firth of Forth in Scotland…

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…

BP Suspends Output from Foinaven Fields as Long-Serving FPSO Petrojarl Foinaven Nears End of Life

Apr 15, 2021

British oil major BP has suspended production from the Foinaven fields west of Shetland in the UK, as the long-serving FPSO Petrojarl Foinaven through which the fields are producing oil is nearing the end of its 25-year design life, and will be removed from site…

MMA Offshore, Worley Team Up to Service Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Apr 15, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore and its compatriot Worley, an engineering and construction services company, are teaming up in pursuing opportunities in the offshore wind sector in Taiwan.'The collaboration is an exciting development…

Vattenfall Selects Hvide Sande as Service Port for Danish Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 15, 2021

Swedish power firm Vattenfall has chosen Hvide Sande Harbour in Denmark as its service port for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind farms in the Danish part of the North Sea. The move will create around 50 new jobs.Danish Energy Agency has approved…

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