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Oil giants win climate suit as judges push for political fix

New York City suffered another setback in its effort to make Exxon Mobil Corp., BP Plc and other energy companies help cover the public costs of dealing with climate change, as a federal appeals court ruled the global problem demands political rather than legal action.

Asia

Twist of irony as East Timor eyes LNG imports

East Timor is considering building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and converting oil-fired power plants to gas in an effort to slash energy supply costs and cut greenhouse gas emissions. The move seems slightly ironic given the country advocated developing an LNG export complex for much of the past decade.

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IP Week 2021: From crisis to low carbon opportunity

This coming decade will be defined by three historic, global challenges: building a resilient recovery from the devastating Covid-19 pandemic; achieving the UN goal of universal access to energy for all populations; and charting an ambitious course - at COP26 and beyond - for tackling the threat we all face from the climate emergency.

Norway

Productive year for Norwegian explorers

Westwood Global Energy reports that there were four exploration well programmes active as of December 28. Three exploration well programmes were spudded in December and two exploration programmes completed.

Asia

Indonesia plays hardball with Repsol over gas pricing

Repsol’s potential fast-track development of its Kali Berau Dalam (KBD) giant gas discovery in Indonesia is at risk as the company struggles to agree an attractive sales price with the government.