Investment

Investment , Energy Transition , Mergers

Dan Pickering’s Energy Firm Merges with Heikkinen Energy Advisors

The merger with Heikkinen Energy Advisors is the latest evolution of Pickering Energy Partners’ offerings focused on the energy landscape and solidifies its role in energy transition, says the firm.

July 12, 2021

Public Capital , Investment , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Crude Oil , Legislation , International , Emissions , Energy Transition

BP: Oil Accounted for Most of 2020’s Cut in Energy Demand

Natural gas use dipped and renewable demand grew, eating into coal’s share of power generation, BP’s annual report says.

July 9, 2021

Investment , Energy Transition , Technology

BlackRock Raises $250 Million Climate Fund Focused on Emerging Markets

BlackRock’s Climate Finance Partnership (CFP) will focus on investing in areas like renewable power generation, energy storage solutions, electrified transportation services and is targeting to raise at least $500 million, the company said.

July 8, 2021

Investment , Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Energy Transition , Construction , Pipelines

Report: Energy Sector in Limbo over Permitting, ESG and Climate Policies

The Babst Calland law firm’s annual report includes a chat with Sen. Joe Manchin and an assessment of the impact of President Biden’s government-wide climate approach.

July 7, 2021

Investment , Emissions , Energy Transition , Technology

U.S. Steel, Equinor to Collaborate on Potential Tri-state Hydrogen Hub

Through a non-exclusive partnership with Equinor, U.S. Steel plans to study the potential for carbon capture and storage and hydrogen development in the tri-state region of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

July 6, 2021

Investment , Energy Transition

US Natural Gas Companies Put Hydrogen to the Test

The companies experimenting with hydrogen, including Dominion Energy and Sempra Energy, are in the early stages. 

July 2, 2021

Investment , Exploration & Production , International

Nigerian Lawmakers Pass Historic Oil Overhaul Bill

Leaders agreed earlier this year to sweeten the terms for oil companies in an effort by Nigeria’s parliament to attract much-needed investment in an era of shrinking global cash for fossil fuel production.

July 2, 2021

Investment , International , Energy Transition

India’s Reliance to Invest over $10 Billion in Green Energy Business

“The age of fossil fuels, which powered economic growth globally for nearly three centuries, cannot continue much longer,” said Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, at a shareholder meeting.

June 24, 2021

Investment

Engine No. 1 Launches $100 Million ETF after Exxon Mobil Board Victory

Engine No. 1, which launched with $250 million in December, is now offering products available to Main Street and Wall Street investors, tapping into retail investors’ frustration that their main stock portfolios often don't address ESG concerns.

June 23, 2021

Public Capital , Investment , Energy Transition

Former Rice Energy CEO Launches Second SPAC Focused on Energy Transition

Rice Acquisition Corp. II, the latest Daniel Rice-led SPAC, recently filed for an IPO to raise $300 million targeting a transaction in the “broadly defined energy transition or sustainability arena.”

June 18, 2021