Greenhouse Gas Emissions News

 

Over 75% of Oil and Gas Production in US Gulf of Mexico Has Lower GHG Intensity than Average, Reports S&P Global

Jul 13, 2023

According to a new S&P Global Commodity Insights report, more than three-fourths of all oil and gas production in the United States Gulf of Mexico has a lower greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity than the basin-wide average. GHG intensity from shallow water shell production was shown to be more than twice as high, on average, as deepwater.The report shows that the average GHG intensity of production in the U…

Majority of Recent CO2 Emissions Linked to 57 Producers

Apr 04, 2024

The vast majority of planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions since 2016 can be traced to a group of just 57 fossil fuels and cement producers, researchers said on Thursday.From 2016 to 2022, the 57 entities including nation-states, state-owned…

Baker Hughes and BP Reach Flare Emissions Monitoring Breakthrough

Mar 14, 2024

Using Baker Hughes’ emissions abatement technology, BP has started quantifying methane emissions from its flares in a new application for the upstream oil and gas sector.With no universally accepted solution to quantifying methane emissions from flares…

CAPP Says Canada’s Emissions Cap will be Production Cap

Dec 07, 2023

Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Jonathan Wilkinson, introduced Canada’s draft framework to cap pollution from the oil and gas sector on December 7. The aim…

Eni Partners with SLB to Measure, Combat Methane Emissions

Oct 30, 2023

Italian energy company Eni has tapped SLB (ex-Schlumberger) to deliver comprehensive fugitive methane emissions measurement and reporting plans for Eni’s global operating facilities.According to SLB, the project, which is already in progress…

Report: US Gulf of Mexico Oil Production Leads on GHG Intensity

May 16, 2023

The US National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has released a study on global oil production emissions that finds that the greenhouse gas intensity of US oil production, particularly in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, is significantly lower than most other regions around the world…

OSVs Help to Power North American Maritime Fuel Transition

Jan 30, 2023

The fuel switch in maritime is on, its real, and it will be driving vessel design, construction and operation decisions for decades to come. While many still debate the merits of each alternative fuel, OSV industry leaders are at the forefront driving change…

North Sea "Not On Track" to Meet Emissions Targets

Sep 22, 2022

The North Sea oil and gas industry is on track to meet early emissions reduction targets after posting cuts of more than a fifth between 2018-21, according to the UK regulator, the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA). But bold measures will be needed to hit a 2030 goal of halving emissions…

Kongsberg Maritime Launches EcoAdvisor for Offshore Vessels

Aug 30, 2022

Kongsberg Maritime has launched EcoAdvisor, an intelligent and dynamic decision support system for optimizing a range of offshore vessel operations. 'EcoAdvisor is an outcome of a joint ‘Intelligent Efficiency’ research project between Kongsberg Maritime…

How to Decarbonize the Upstream Industry

Oct 27, 2021

As the energy transition accelerates, upstream companies are under pressure to decarbonize, and this is likely to intensify. Governments, investors, financial markets, society, along with other stakeholders are pushing for change. Companies…

Methane Emission Reduction takes Center Stage of UN GHG Report

Aug 09, 2021

In four decades of climate negotiations, the world has focused intensely and exclusively on the most abundant climate-warming gas: carbon dioxide. This year, scientists are urging a focus on another potent greenhouse gas – methane – as the planet's…

UK: OGA Toughens Stance, Eyes Zero Routine Flaring and Venting by 2030 'at the latest'

Jun 22, 2021

The UK oil and gas regulator on Tuesday issued guidance which it said set out a tougher approach to driving flaring and venting reductions, including the OGA's ability to stop production if flaring and venting is excessive.'Forecasts suggest…

TECH FILE: RIX Mobile Hydrogen Generation System for Marine Environments

Apr 29, 2021

RIX Industries offers a mobile hydrogen generation system, the M2H2-Series scalable family of Methanol-to-Hydrogen Power Systems, bringing green power to shipboard and marine environments. With the ability to generate hydrogen onboard and on demand…

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…

Exxon Sets Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target

Dec 14, 2020

Oil major Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday it planned to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years, as investors and climate change campaigners ratchet up the pressure for action to limit global warming.The move comes after…

Current News

SBM Offshore Hooks ExxonMobil’s Jaguar FPSO Contract

SBM Offshore Hooks ExxonMobil’

BW Offshore Sets Out Plans to Recycle FPSO Petróleo Nautipa

BW Offshore Sets Out Plans to

Japan and US Team Up to Cut Floating Wind Costs

Japan and US Team Up to Cut Fl

Brazil Judge Suspends Petrobras Chair Over Conflict of Interest

Brazil Judge Suspends Petrobra

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine