Once a year, the International Energy Agency attempts to impose some order on the chaotic world of oil, gas, power and carbon by publishing detailed scenarios on how the next few decades might unfold.
NextDecade plans to cut CO2 equivalent emissions at its planned Rio Grande LNG facility by around 90%.
The UK North Sea oil industry may have reached its own Kodak moment, said Stuart Payne, a director at the sector’s regulator.
Sir Ian Wood has said diversifying into areas out of oil and gas is “absolutely what companies should be doing”.
The energy transition is an “enormous opportunity for lawyers”, according to the managing counsel for BP North Sea.
Innovative partnering between oil and gas, renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture can accelerate energy transition, says the UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).
A major Aberdeenshire project could be in line for a share of a multi-million-pound UK Government scheme to fuel low-carbon jobs.
Here is a quote from The Global CCS Institute “CCS is a proven and well understood technology”.
A leading climate scientist has clashed with the head of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) on his view there is “no scope” for fossil fuels if the world is to meet climate goals.
The media and scientific papers are awash with reports on the transition to net zero energy supply options – hydrogen, CCUS, solar, wind, tide etc.
Scotland’s ‘golden opportunity’: Nicola Sturgeon’s adviser urges North Sea sector to move into carbon capture
Nicola Sturgeon’s key economic adviser has said the North Sea sector must move into carbon capture technology to overcome the low oil price and recover from Covid-19 economic damage.
The Scottish Liberal Democrats have demanded massive investment in carbon capture technology in the north-east as part of a national plan for a green recovery.
A £62million Scottish Government support package has been unveiled to help oil and gas firms make a green recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.
With the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Government now has a unique opportunity to take action and lead the world in its response to climate change through this period.
DNV GL recently produced a position paper Heading For Hydrogen. It is the findings of a survey of more than 1,000 senior oil and gas professionals covering safety, infrastructure, CCS and policy.
Oil majors Equinor, Shell and Total have committed to investing in a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Norway.
I have just read about an “unintended consequence” of Brexit which involves sausages. Unless a derogation is achieved, Britain’s sausage makers will be unable to sell to the EU and Northern Ireland without a “special export health certificate”.
The world continues to need investment in the oil and gas sector, according to most forecasts, but this is an increasingly difficult pitch for investors given concerns over carbon emissions.
Last year saw a “record number” of oil and gas fields producing in Norway, according to new analysis.
A turbulent year of extreme weather events and global politics has drawn to a close with the stark warning from scientists that climate change is happening faster than previously predicted.
Scottish researchers working in the Carbon Capture Usage and Storage (CCUS) sector have scooped more than £12 million from a European Union funding pot.
A “ground-breaking” agreement on carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) has been reached today between a group North Sea oil industry backers and the Scottish Government.
I recently presented at a UK Oil and Gas Law Seminar where the keynote speaker was Mike Tholen (Upstream Policy Director Oil & Gas UK).
Aker Solutions has set out plans to derive 20% of its revenue from renewables and 25% from low-carbon solutions by 2030.
BP’s outgoing CEO Bob Dudley gave a defence of natural gas as one part of the world’s future energy mix, at a conference in London.