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Health, Safety & Environment

Silixa Launches Fiber Optic Sensing-based Monitoring Solution for Carbon Capture

The new solution offers offshore and on-land operators the necessary monitoring measures with a reduced cost and environmental impact of their CCS facilities.

November 25, 2020

Infrastructure

US Army Corps OKs Permits to Enbridge’s Line 3 Oil Pipeline Project

Final state permits and authorizations are still needed.

November 24, 2020

Legislation

US Oil Industry Group Pledges to Fight Possible Biden Fracking Limits

If U.S. President-elect Joe Biden tries to restrict development of oil and gas drilling on federal lands, the American Petroleum Institute (API) will use “every tool at its disposal” including legal action, chief executive Mike Sommers said in an interview with Reuters on Nov. 23.

November 24, 2020

Legislation

Colorado Regulators Approve Tougher Rules for New Oil, Gas Wells

Colorado’s oil and gas regulator on Nov. 23 approved tougher permitting rules for new oil and gas wells, including requiring a 2,000-ft (610 m) separation between wells and homes or public spaces, from the current 500-foot setback.

November 23, 2020

Petrochemicals

What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Nov. 23, 2020)

The world witnessed the long-waited announcements related to successful trial results of several vaccines, which are the preliminary requisite for quick regulatory approvals that will then translate into mass production and distribution. 

November 23, 2020

Emissions

Sempra Develops Plan to Inject Hydrogen into California Natgas Grid

U.S. energy company Sempra Energy said Nov. 23 that two of its California utilities were developing a program to use surplus renewable power to produce green hydrogen that can be injected into the natural gas grid to help to reduce carbon emissions.

November 23, 2020

International

Oil and Gas Producer Wintershall Dea Aims for Net Zero by 2030

‘We’re realistic,’ German energy giant’s CEO says in announcing targets.

November 23, 2020

Crude Oil

Roundtable: Vaccine, Digitalization and Energy Transition to Drive Oil Markets in 2021

Analysts from the U.S., Europe and the Middle East joined Hart Energy to discuss the 2021 oil and gas market outlook.

November 23, 2020

Exploration & Production

Energy Transition: Threading the Regulatory Needle

The oil and gas industry needs to position itself strategically to attract investments while working to achieve low-carbon goals.

November 20, 2020

Infrastructure

Court Allows Equitrans to Keep Building Mountain Valley Pipeline

Motion to stay a permit is rejected for the natural gas pipe.

November 20, 2020