Shell (LON:SHEL) is upbeat about the opportunities for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Asia Pacific, as the supermajor explores various potential storage site options across its portfolio in the region, which includes Australia, Malaysia and Brunei.
Low carbon technology firm Storegga has appointed Nicola Cocks as its new head of policy and regulation.
The Oil and Gas Authority has stressed the need for operators to maintain high licence management standards, after a report showed patchy compliance in some areas.
Safety leaders have voiced concerns that a backlog of maintenance work may have built up offshore during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Oil companies are expected to invest about 2.8 billion reais ($870 million) to complete minimum exploration work at concessions Brazil plans to auction in October, according to the country’s oil regulator. Signing bonuses for the offshore and onshore blocks should reach 979 million reais, Marcelo Castilho, the bidding superintendent at Brazil’s oil regulator, known as ANP, said Thursday at a seminar in Rio de Janeiro.