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Equinor Takes Part in Giant Green Hydrogen Project

Dec 07, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has joined what has been described as Europe's largest green hydrogen project - NortH2. The project aims to produce green hydrogen using renewable electricity from the offshore wind off the coast of the Netherlands of about 4 gigawatts by 2030…

Wintershall Dea Targets Net-zero Emissions from Upstream Activities by 2030

Nov 23, 2020

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has set greenhouse gas reduction targets for its production activities (scope 1 + 2 emissions, operated and non-operated upstream activities at equity share basis). The company said Monday it wanted to achieve net zero operations by 2030…

UK: Boris Johnson Outlines 10-point Green Plan with up to 250,000 Jobs

Nov 18, 2020

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday set out a ten-point plan for 'a green industrial revolution' which promises to create and support up to 250,000 British jobs.'Covering clean energy, transport, nature and innovative technologies…

Japan to Introduce Tax Breaks, Fund to Support Zero-carbon Goal

Nov 13, 2020

Japan plans to introduce tax incentives and create a research fund to support so-called green investment, as the government pushes to meet a target of carbon-neutrality announced earlier this month, the Nikkei newspaper reported.The government…

BP, Ørsted Enter Green Hydrogen Pact in Germany

Nov 10, 2020

British oil major BP and Danish wind developer Ørsted have signed an agreement to work together to develop a ‎project for industrial-scale production of green hydrogen in Germany.Green hydrogen is made by the electrolysis of water using ‎renewable power…

Deme in Clean Hydrogen Alliance

Oct 06, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation contractor Deme said Tuesday it had joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance. The alliance supports the EU’s ambitious hydrogen and decarbonization strategy.'With this membership Deme underlines its commitment to using its expertise for the production…

Scottish DeepWind, German WAB in Offshore Wind, Green Hydrogen Collab

Sep 23, 2020

DeepWind, a Scottish offshore wind supply chain cluster has signed a collaboration agreement with its German counterpart WAB, to promote offshore wind and green hydrogen generation.The north of Scotland’s offshore wind cluster organization,…

UK North Sea Road to Net-Zero: £430B Investment Required

Sep 16, 2020

'Reimagining the North Sea as an integrated energy system is essential for the UK and Scotland to achieve their net-zero ambitions. But we need to invest now to close the gap on the key technologies needed to make this ambition a reality,' Colette Cohen OBE…

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…

Neptune Energy Joins EU's Clean Hydrogen Alliance

Jul 14, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has joined the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance, supporting the development of the EU’s hydrogen strategy.The alliance was launched last week (pdf), bringing together industry, public authorities and civil society…

Oil Industry Veterans to Launch Hydrogen Investment Fund

Jul 09, 2020

Two energy industry veterans plan to launch an investment fund focused on hydrogen this year as more and more governments include the niche fuel in their global warming battle plans.Hydrogen has long-been touted as a potential clean fuel as…

UK: Equinor Building Hydrogen Plant with Offshore CCS

Jul 01, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor said Wednesday it would build a gas-to-hydrogen plant in the UK in combination with carbon capture and storage. The captured carbon would be stored in offshore storage in the North Sea. Equinor said the facility…

EU Hydrogen Plan Splits Supporters Down Color-coded Lines

Jun 25, 2020

Energy industry lobbyists and advocates of renewable hydrogen are divided over whether the bloc should support low-carbon hydrogen produced by fossil fuels ahead of a new EU strategy next month.The EU's executive Commission plans to publish its hydrogen strategy on July 8…

Petrofac Selected for UK North Sea CCS Project Engineering

Jun 10, 2020

Energy services provider Petrofac has been awarded an Engineering and Project Management Office support contract for the Acorn carbon capture and storage project in the UK North Sea.Acorn CCS holds the first UK CO2 appraisal and storage license…

Deme Offshore Joins Neptune's Hydrogen Project

May 29, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Deme Offshore has joined Neptune Energy's PosHYdon pilot, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen project, being developed in the Dutch North Sea.Part of the Belgian Deme Group,  the company joins as a partner…

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