Energy Transition

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Legislation

Carbon Capture Key to Fast-tracking Energy Transition

Carbon capture technologies such as CCUS offer an opportunity to fast-track the energy transition, but experts say murky regulations in the U.S. are obstructing its path to a zero-carbon economy.

April 22, 2021

Energy Transition

Prognostic Launches ‘First-of-its-kind’ Carbon Analytics Platform

Software company Prognostic says it has launched the first solution of its kind to combine edge-based analytics and operations data bringing visibility and traceability across the carbon value chain.

April 22, 2021

Emissions

CGG, dCarbonX to Develop Decarbonization Exploration Technology for Offshore

CGG said it has formed a partnership with London-based dCarbonX, which is building a strategic portfolio of subsurface geothermal, energy storage and carbon sequestration assets through a new process known as decarbonization exploration.

April 22, 2021

Crude Oil

Oil Demand Set to Peak by 2026 in Updated Forecast

Rystad Energy is downgrading its peak oil demand forecast citing rapid growth in the electric vehicle market being driven by the ongoing energy transition push.

April 22, 2021

Legislation

Greta Thunberg to Testify to Congress on Fossil Fuel Subsidies

The Swedish activist will testify virtually before the House Oversight Committee’s subcommittee on the environment.

April 22, 2021

Emissions

Joe Manchin Favors KXL Transportation, Energy Technology Innovation, Senate Cooperation

The West Virginia Democrat and chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources supports carbon capture and dismisses any notion of eliminating fossil fuels.

April 22, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

NextDecade to Certify Natural Gas Emissions for Texas Rio Grande LNG

Project Canary, which has recently launched responsibly sourced natural gas pilot projects with shale giants EQT and Chesapeake Energy, will certify emissions from the gas wellhead to Rio Grande for U.S. LNG developer NextDecade.

April 21, 2021

Investment

Vitol Acquires First Large US Wind Asset from BlackRock

The acquisition of Big Sky Wind from a fund managed by BlackRock will be Vitol’s first large U.S. wind generating asset and adds to its growing renewables portfolio, in the U.S. and globally.

April 21, 2021

Energy Transition

Chevron, Toyota Pursue Strategic Alliance on Hydrogen

Energy and automaking giants will focus on hydrogen public policy to develop infrastructure, the markets for EVS and joint R&D activities.

April 21, 2021

Policy & Regulations

Several US States Urge Biden to Phase Out Gas-powered Vehicles by 2035

In a letter that was seen by Reuters, the governors of a dozen U.S. states including California, New York, Massachusetts and North Carolina called on President Joe Biden to back ending sales of new gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035.

April 21, 2021