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CCS mess, BP’s billions and Cambo – where’s the love?

Chevron’s admission that the CCS leg of its Gorgon LNG project in Australia has been a bit lame could result in fines for the US major. We ask: Should the UK, with its aspirations for carbon capture, be taking careful note, or forging ahead confidently?

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Football, offshore explosions, mud volcanos and CCS

On this week’s EVOL, we talk about the Pemex “ring of fire” in the Gulf of Mexico, which has raised some serious environmental questions. We then move on to Hamish’s tale of the “mud explosion” in the Caspian, which has the team scratching their heads.

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Short sellers, shareholders and carbon lobbyists

ReconAfrica has been on a tear recently but short sellers have cried foul, raising concerns about the company’s viability. Has it found 120 billion barrels? Or nada? Either way, people on the internet have Opinions and are extremely keen to share them.

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EVOL: Dynamite, Denmark and superfuel

It is an episode for the decommissioning devotees this week with tales of explosions, safety concerns and platforms going overseas, with a bit of green fuel thrown in for good measure.

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EV Out Loud: Blowing, towing and get going

Cerulean Winds have a plan to tackle the North Sea’s electricity problem and golly it’s a big one. The answer is offshore wind, and the company has set out a plan for a cool £10 billion pound investment. To get this going, pitfalls are ahead, of course, but the major challenge is likely to be the mess of regulators and permits.

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Sinking rig, Paper Tiger, and Afrenta

There’s no other place to start this week than with the news of the Velesto Naga 7 oil rig sinking off Malaysia. Our man in Asia, Damon Evans, takes us through the events. No one was hurt, but will there be an open inquiry? And how will the rig be recovered?

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Options, debts, and a battered Bentley

Mozambique was on the mind this week, with Total officially hitting the big red force majeure button on its LNG plans. The French company is not waiting around though, and is working on projects elsewhere in the world, including the US and Russia.

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EVOL: Twitches, itchy feet and wheel woe‪s

Hurricane Energy is no longer jumpin’ jack flash, with recent news from the company being described by one analyst as “another twitch” in its death throes. Once, shareholders had piled in to the company’s fractured basement story but now it seems there is less and less that can be done by the management team.

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EVOL: The deal, the nightmare and The Ri‪g‬

The government has set out its plans, in the nick of time, for the oil and gas sector to cut carbon emissions and evolve to 2030. There are plenty of hopes and big numbers, but it’s clear the industry is expected to stump up a fair amount of cash to make the dreams come true.

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EVOL: Wheeling and dealing… and protestin‪g‬

After a run of days of oil industry wheeling and dealing which have left the EV team breathless, Allister battled through the breaking news that CHC is swooping in to buy the oil and gas helicopter business of rival operator Babcock.