Shell’s UK North Sea chief has said the task of engineering ageing oil platforms to run on green power would be as complicated as “open heart surgery”.
The energy transition is an “enormous opportunity for lawyers”, according to the managing counsel for BP North Sea.
The UK Government has set a goal to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Chrysaor, the UK’s largest offshore oil and gas producer, is mulling plans for electrification of its North Sea platforms.
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.
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).
Energy giant BP has confirmed it is studying the potential to power North Sea platforms with green electricity in a bid to cut carbon emissions.
Driving electric cars and scrapping your natural gas-fired boiler won’t make a dent in global carbon emissions, and may even increase pollution levels.