Westminster’s multi-billion pound plan for a “green industrial revolution” has been touted as a “welcome signal” of what the UK’s path to net zero may look like.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS)
Sasol has set out steps to cut carbon emissions in a 10-year pivot away from coal and towards alternative energy sources.
Holyrood’s energy minister has described Scotland as “potentially the best placed country in Europe” to deliver carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) on a commercial scale.
The French government is delaying plans for Engie to secure a deal to import US LNG, citing concerns over emissions.
The head of the Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS) research partnership has estimated Shetland could still be “20-30 years” from a CCS project as other locations are prioritised.
Saudi Aramco has sent 40 tonnes of blue ammonia to Japan, for use in zero-carbon power generation.
Positioning the UK North Sea for a net zero future will cost more than £430billion, according to a new report from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and consultancy Wood Mackenzie.
The UK's "reliance" on other countries to help develop its offshore wind sector is a lesson for its burgeoning CCS industry, according to a boss at Spirit Energy.
Up to 15% of UK North Sea platforms could be reused for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology, according to new analysis from Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Energy services firm Petrofac has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Storegga Geotechnologies in an effort to drive new clean energy developments.
The UK continental shelf (UKCS) has a “significant role” to play in helping governments achieve their net zero targets in the coming decades, a new report said.
Pale Blue Dot Energy (PBD) has gained "financial heft", with backing from an Australian investment giant to help deliver one of the UK’s first major CCS projects.
An Aberdeenshire firm has partnered with CEOs of some of the largest oil and gas companies on a “world first" catalogue of carbon capture and storage (CCS) resources.
Equinor has said it is leading a project to develop one of the world’s first “at-scale” hydrogen from natural gas plants, in combination with carbon capture and storage (CCS), in the UK.
Shell's North Sea boss has said firms will be “very rapidly” challenged by the economics of reducing emissions, calling for collaboration, government and regulatory support.
New investment in the energy transition can be a “crucial pathway” out of the latest downturn for North Sea firms, according to the head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
A key climate summit in Glasgow has been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus outbreak.
A leading analyst has described it as “disappointing” that the Chancellor that put a vital net zero technology lower down his list of priorities than repairing potholes.
Hundreds of thousands of people will need to be recruited into the energy sector to reach the goal to cut emissions to net zero by 2050, a report for National Grid shows.
Potential for ‘thousands’ of jobs as Sir Ian Wood unveils plans for Aberdeen ‘Energy Transition Zone’
Sir Ian Wood has unveiled ambitious plans to help the north-east economy capitalise on the energy transition, potentially creating “thousands” of jobs in the process.
Oil bosses to put decarbonisation ‘at heart’ of spending despite weakening confidence – DNV GL report
Oil companies will put decarbonisation “at the heart” of investment plans this year as factors like the climate emergency knock the industry’s confidence, according to a new survey.
Aberdeen ‘energy transition park’ and net zero should ‘feature heavily’ in oil sector deal – OGA boss
Proposals for an Aberdeen energy transition park, along with a host of net zero solutions, should be at the “heart” of an incoming sector deal, according to the head of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
Damning figures showing the north-east’s dependence on oil and gas could actually be the answer to the net zero “conundrum”, according to a top energy consultant.
The chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has claimed the UK’s goals for a crucial new climate change technology are “remarkably achievable”.
Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) is often described as a key part of energy transition, with the ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing energy supplies.