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.

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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...

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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).

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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.

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US scientist: Methane leakage reports ‘have an inherent low bias’

By |november 20th, 2019|methane, methane emissions, News, oil and gas industry|

To understand its full methane emission footprint and its impact on the climate, Europe needs to assess oil and gas imports from countries such as Algeria, Russia and Qatar, for which no data is available yet, says Stefan Schwietzke.

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China’s growing interest in Saudi Aramco is part of a long game

By |november 19th, 2019|News, oil and gas industry, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco|

The Aramco public offering gives China an opportunity to gain a foothold at the center of the global oil industry. According to Joseph Dana, the move is part of a longer-term attempt by Beijing to challenge the dollar’s dominance as the world’s universal currency.

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Oil and gas majors must cut production by a third to meet climate targets: report

By |november 4th, 2019|News, oil and gas, oil and gas industry, oil majors|

The world's largest oil and gas companies must cut combined production by 35% by 2040 if nations are the meet the collective ambitions of the Paris Agreement and limit global warming to below 2C, a new report from Carbon Tracker has found. EURACTIV's m...

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EU’s new list of energy projects includes 32 gas facilities

By |november 4th, 2019|Energiewende, Energy transition, European Commission, Fossile Brennstoffe, funding, Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), News, oil and gas industry|

The EU says it wants to get out of fossil fuels and become climate neutral as soon as possible. But the European Commission's latest list of energy projects eligible for EU funding nevertheless includes 32 gas projects, including the construction of ne...

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EU’s new list of energy projects includes 32 gas facilities

By |november 4th, 2019|Energiewende, Energy transition, European Commission, Fossile Brennstoffe, funding, Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), News, oil and gas industry|

The EU says it wants to get out of fossil fuels and become climate neutral as soon as possible. But the European Commission's latest list of energy projects eligible for EU funding nevertheless includes 32 gas projects, including the construction of ne...

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Spain’s ‘luxurious’ gas infrastructure under the spotlight

By |oktober 24th, 2019|gas interconnectors, News, oil and gas industry|

Gas power plants in Spain are running below 25% capacity, according to an investigation published in the Spanish media yesterday (23 October), sparking calls from environmentalists to stop funding the country’s “oversized” gas infrastructure.

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