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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 need to define their strategy and act to future-proof their business and retain their social licence to operate.There are strategic advantages to producing less carbon-intensive hydrocarbons…

EU Supports COP27 Call to Phase Down All Fossil Fuels

Nov 15, 2022

The European Union supports a call by India to phase down fossil fuel use as part of a COP27 deal, the bloc's climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Tuesday, provided it does not weaken previous agreements on reducing the use of coal…

COP27 - UAE Says Will Keep Pumping Oil as Long as the World Needs It

Nov 07, 2022

The United Arab Emirates will be a responsible supplier of oil and gas for as long as the world needs, its President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan said on Monday at the start of two weeks of climate talks in Egypt.He added the Gulf nation…

Palantir, Trafigura to Track Carbon Emissions for Oil, Metals industry

May 24, 2022

Palantir Technologies Inc and global commodities trader Trafigura have set sights on a new market, their chief executives told Reuters on Monday: tracking carbon emissions for the oil, gas, refined metals, and concentrates sector.The companies…

Climate Activist Sees More Shareholders Pressing ConocoPhillips on Emissions

Apr 13, 2022

An activist shareholder who last year convinced a majority of ConocoPhillips investors to approve a measure calling for emission cuts said the oil major did not fully follow through and said he expects to win even more support this year for a similar proposal…

Wärtsilä to Maximize Engine Uptime, Reduce Emissions on Two MMS LNG Carriers

Apr 13, 2022

Finland-based marine engine and technology specialist Wärtsilä has signed agreements with the Japanese shipping group MMS to optimize maintenance and emissions for two MMS LNG carriers and maximize engine uptime.Wärtsilä said the agreements…

Schlumberger's SEES Aims to Eliminate Oil and Gas Industry’s Methane and Routine Flare Emissions

Mar 09, 2022

Oilfield services company Schlumberger has this week launched a dedicated business aimed at tackling methane and routing flare emissions from oil and gas operations.The company said that the business, named Schlumberger End-to-end Emissions Solutions (SEES)…

Rosneft Sets Goal to Achieve Net-zero Emissions by 2050

Dec 21, 2021

Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft said on Tuesday that its board has approved new strategy through to 2030 with the aim of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, earlier than President Vladimir Putin's deadline.Climate scientists have said…

Nearly 90 Countries Join Pact to Slash Methane Emisions

Nov 02, 2021

Nearly 90 countries have joined a U.S.- and EU-led effort to slash emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane 30% by 2030 from 2020 levels, a pact aimed at tackling one of the main causes of climate change, a senior Biden administration official said…

China's First Carbon-neutral Oil Cargo Certified

Sep 22, 2021

China's refining giant Sinopec Corp said on Wednesday it has jointly certified the country's first carbon-neutral crude oil cargo with shipping giant Cosco Shipping and China Eastern Airlines.The 30,000-tonne cargo was produced by Sinopec in…

ROV Pair Cleans Ship Hulls Double Time; HullWiper expands into South Korea

Jun 16, 2021

HullWiper launched operations at its newest location, South Korea. Through a partnership with HullWiper Korea, a company based at the Korea Maritime and Ocean University in Busan, it will provide green, sustainable and affordable hull cleaning…

Shell to Deepen Emission Cuts After Court Ruling, But Plans to Appeal the Decision

Jun 09, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell will seek ways to accelerate its energy transition strategy and deepen carbon emission cuts following a landmark Dutch court ruling last month, CEO Ben van Beurden said on Wednesday, a move that will likely lead to a dramatic shrinking of its oil and gas business…

IEA: New Fossil Fuel Investments Must Stop If We Want to Meet 2050 Net-Zero Target

May 18, 2021

Investors should not fund new oil, gas and coal supply projects if the world wants to reach net-zero emissions by mid-century, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday, in the top global watchdog's starkest warning yet to curb fossil fuels…

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…

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…

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