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Markets

Washington State Plans Ban on Sale of Gas-powered Cars by 2030

The move by Washington state to stop sales of gas-powered cars comes as efforts to boost adoption of electric vehicles are accelerating over concerns about fossil fuels’ contribution to climate change.

April 16, 2021

International

Canadian Lawmakers Call for Action from US, Canadian Leaders in Enbridge Pipeline Dispute

Michigan Gov. Whitmer has ordered Enbridge to shut Line 5 over leakage concerns.

April 16, 2021

Policy & Regulations

Official: DAPL Closure Could Shut 400,000 bbl/d of N.D. Oil Output

US District Court judge is considering the Dakota Access Pipeline case concerning Energy Transfer’s asset.

April 16, 2021

Exploration & Production

E&P Plus Cover Story: ESG in Oil and Gas—Searching for Answers

Building an ESG case and presenting the right evidence to stakeholders across the value chain has become a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma for producers and service providers in oil and gas. So how are they setting about solving it?

April 16, 2021

Public Capital

Shale Giant EQT Seeks to Further ESG Certification for Natural Gas Production

Following completion of its certification pilot projects announced this year, EQT says it will be producing more certified gas than any other U.S. producer’s entire natural gas production.

April 15, 2021

Emissions

Hydrogen’s Clean Energy Hype Does Not Mean it will Clear Barriers

Despite being the clean energy source voted most likely to succeed, the future of hydrogen still faces barriers in investment, storage, transportation and life-cycle emissions.

April 15, 2021

Investment

Joe Biden’s Clean-up Plan for Orphaned Oil Wells Slammed

Critics accuse the $16 billion provision in Biden’s proposed infrastructure package to plug abandoned oil wells across the U.S. of being a bailout for the oil and gas industry.

April 15, 2021

Emissions

Utilities Want Protection from Biden’s Tight Timeline in Clean Energy Mandate

The power industry supports the goal but is expressing concerns that it can meet its deadlines.

April 15, 2021

Policy & Regulations

Biden Administration Discusses Tribes’ Oversight in Oil-Rich Okla.

Talks involve tribes’ input into environmental regulations in much of the eastern half of Oklahoma.

April 15, 2021

Methane

California, NASA Partner to Launch Methane-Tracking Satellite

The partnership between the state, U.S. space agency, satellite company Planet and four other institutions will launch its first two satellites in 2023.

April 15, 2021