IEA: Oil crisis is ‘litmus test’ for industry’s resolve on climate

By |maj 12th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, Claude Turmes, climate neutrality, Fatih Birol, International Energy Agency, net zero, News, oil and gas industry|

The April oil market crash will test the determination of majors like Shell and BP, which have recently announced goals to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za IEA: Oil crisis is ‘litmus test’ for industry’s resolve on climate

The relevance of the EU Green Deal in a post-COVID-19 world

By |maj 11th, 2020|coronavirus recovery plan, News, oil and gas industry|

In the wake of an escalating global oil industry crisis, drastic global energy law reforms are more needed than ever in order to salvage a viable energy transition, argue Vicente López-Ibor Mayor and Raphael Heffron.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za The relevance of the EU Green Deal in a post-COVID-19 world

Hydrogen will be ‘central’ to energy system integration, EU says

By |maj 8th, 2020|electricity grids, hydrogen, News, oil and gas industry, Sector Integration|

Hydrogen will be a “central element” in the Energy System Integration Strategy that the European Commission will present in June, the EU’s energy chief kadri Simson has said. During an online debate on Tuesday (5 May), Simson flagged the upcoming...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hydrogen will be ‘central’ to energy system integration, EU says

Investors hail Shell’s net-zero emissions pledge

By |april 17th, 2020|News, oil and gas industry, Shell|

Environmentally-minded investor groups have commended Anglo-Dutch oil and gas major Shell for committing to cut emissions to net-zero by 2050 or even sooner.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Investors hail Shell’s net-zero emissions pledge

Heavy-emitting firms ‘off-track’ from 2C climate target

By |marec 20th, 2020|carbon neutrality, cement, News, oil and gas industry, steel industry|

More than 80% of the highest-emitting listed companies are failing to deliver emissions reductions aligned to the Paris Agreement's 2C global warming limit, with many of them also failing to account for climate mitigation and risk strategies. EURACTIV'...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Heavy-emitting firms ‘off-track’ from 2C climate target

US shale will be first casualty of oil price war

By |marec 16th, 2020|News, oil and gas industry, OPEC, Russia, Saudi Arabia, shale oil|

Although the oil price war was triggered by the Russia-Saudi fall-out, US shale will be the first casualty, writes Robin Mills. In the process, the US will learn that producing a lot of oil at high prices is not the “energy dominance” it has made a centrepiece of foreign policy, he argues.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US shale will be first casualty of oil price war

Oil giant BP seeks to ‘reinvent’ itself with 2050 zero carbon goal

By |februar 13th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, BP, EU long term strategy 2050, net zero, News, oil and gas industry|

BP set one of the oil sector’s most ambitious targets for curbing carbon emissions on Wednesday (12 February) as new chief executive Bernard Looney began the biggest revamp in the company’s 111-year history.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Oil giant BP seeks to ‘reinvent’ itself with 2050 zero carbon goal

EU working on plans to expose climate impact of natural gas

By |februar 11th, 2020|fracked gas, methane, methane emissions, News, oil and gas industry|

The European Commission is preparing a strategy to curb methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, including fracked LNG imported from the US. But the timing is uncertain because officials are still busy collecting data on which to base...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU working on plans to expose climate impact of natural gas

Investors warned against sudden ‘handbrake’ on high-polluting oil projects

By |januar 31st, 2020|News, offshore oil industry, oil and gas industry, oil industry, oil sands|

A sudden break on oil drilling caused by last-minute climate action by regulators could halve the value of new projects being developed today, according to fresh analysis published on Friday (31 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Investors warned against sudden ‘handbrake’ on high-polluting oil projects

Oil and gas sector ‘losing its social licence to operate’, UK boss warns

By |januar 17th, 2020|fossil fuels, News, oil and gas, oil and gas industry|

Tim Eggar, chairman of the UK's Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), sent shockwaves through the industry on Wednesday (15 January) when he said growing public awareness about climate change was putting the sector's very survival at stake.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Oil and gas sector ‘losing its social licence to operate’, UK boss warns