'Shades of Green’: How Oil and Gas Is Approaching Sustainability

As the energy sector transitions toward a low-carbon future, oil and gas companies are adopting wide-ranging approaches to sustainable energy production, according to David Linden, head of energy transition at Westwood Global Energy Group.

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With a growing focus on climate change, oil and gas companies are increasingly no longer attracting investments solely based on their ability to generate returns but also how environmentally responsible they are while generating those returns.

“The investor community is ultimately seeing a change in risk profiles of the oil and gas companies they are investing in and a growth opportunity, of course for ‘greener’ forms of energy,” David Linden, head of energy transition at Westwood Global Energy Group, told Hart Energy.

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Faiza Rizvi

Faiza Rizvi is a senior associate editor of Business & ESG for Hart Energy's editorial department, with a strong focus on E&P Plus and HartEnergy.com. She has been covering all facets of the U.S. and international energy industry for over 5 years.