Emissions , Energy Transition

Biden Climate Envoy Kerry to Visit Saudi Arabia Next Week

The United States and the EU are trying to convince Saudi Arabia to join a global initiative on slashing emissions.

October 22, 2021

Public Capital , Emissions , Energy Transition , Technology

Exxon Mobil Pledges $400 Million to Boost Wyoming Carbon Capture

Exxon Mobil expects the expansion will capture up to 1 million metric tons of CO₂, in addition to the 6-7 million metric tons already captured at the LaBarge, Wyoming facility each year.

October 21, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Enhanced Oil Recovery

North Dakota Approves First Class VI Carbon Capture, Storage Project

This approval allows RTE to commercially capture (dehydrate and compress) and inject the 180,000-metric-ton-per-year CO2 stream into the Broom Creek Formation on RTE property for permanent geologic CO2 storage.

October 21, 2021

Legislation , Emissions

US Democrats Battle over Climate Change Plans in $3.5 Trillion Bill

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin has been an outspoken critic of the bill, saying it spends too much taxpayer money and contains climate change provisions that would hurt his state’s coal mining industry.

October 20, 2021

Investment , Emissions , Energy Transition , ESG

Amazon, Others Commit to Zero-carbon Shipping Fuels by 2040

The initiative, which includes Amazon, IKEA, among other commercial users of container shipping, sets a goal for companies to only purchase ocean freight services powered by scalable zero-carbon fuels by 2040.

October 19, 2021

Investment , Legislation , Emissions , Energy Transition

UK Sets Net-zero Ambition as Part of Strategy to ‘Build Back Greener’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson presented his net-zero strategy on Oct. 19 that aims to secure 440,000 jobs and unlock $124 billion of private investment by 2030.

October 19, 2021

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Emissions , Energy Transition , Technology

Talos Energy Furthers Carbon Capture Drive with New Partnership

One of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s largest public independent producers, Talos Energy launched an initiative earlier this year to target carbon capture and storage opportunities along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

October 18, 2021

Exploration & Production , Emissions , Energy Transition , ESG , Technology

Utilizing Retired GoM Platforms to Achieve ESG Goals

Research shows abandoned offshore oil platforms can be repurposed for a multitude of purposes including carbon capture and storage.

October 18, 2021

Business , Natural Gas , Emissions , Shale Plays , Technology

Flared Gas Crypto Mining: From Commodity to Currency

Once gone to waste, flared gas is becoming the energy source of choice to power advanced computing systems used for cryptocurrency.

October 18, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Digital Oilfield

ABB's New Data Analytics Tool Improves Plant Uptime, Tackles Emission Compliance

The new solution pre-empts plant failure and helps achieve emissions compliance, improving plant uptime and process safety.

October 13, 2021