How will key ESG themes dominate the outlook for oil and gas businesses now and in the future? Is the energy sector ready and equipped to understand and oversee ESG progress? This roundtable of top analysts offer their take on the evolving future of ESG in the energy sector, particularly oil and gas.
Brian Walzel, Senior Editor, Hart Energy
Alisa Lukash, Vice President of Shale Research, Rystad Energy
Ian Nieboer, Managing Director, Enverus
Derek Przybylo, ESG Digital Services Lead, EY
Barclays Tightens Lending for Dirtiest Fossil Fuels
2023-02-15 - Environmental campaigners were disappointed Barclays haven't stopped financings oil and gas drilling altogether, accusing banks globally of "moving too slowly."
NatWest to Stop Reserve-based Lending for Oil, Gas Projects
2023-02-09 - NatWest hopes stopping oil and gas E&P loans will reduce the scale of climate-damaging carbon emissions, CEO Alison Rose said.
UniCredit Sets Emission Goals for Carbon Intensive Sectors
2023-01-31 - UniCredit will strengthen its advisory services for companies in carbon-intensive sectors, as well as boost sustainable lending.
BP CEO’s Pay Doubles While Emissions Remain Unchanged
2023-03-10 - BP reported a record profit of $28 billion for 2022 and hiked its dividend, but infuriated climate activists by rowing back on plans to slash oil and gas output and reduce carbon emissions by 2030.
Opinion: Business School Buzzwords Applied to Midstream
2023-02-13 - Some business school frameworks and buzzwords can be applied to the current midstream landscape, such as the five stages of the industry life cycle.