Markets , Trade , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Commodities Trader Trafigura Launches Carbon Trading Desk

The new Trafigura carbon trading team, to be headed by Hannah Hauman, will be based in Geneva, Houston and Singapore.

April 9, 2021

Exploration & Production , Emissions

Russian Oil Producers Struggle to Contain Gas Flaring, Document Shows

The draft document shows utilization of associated petroleum gas, a byproduct of crude extraction, rose to 82.6% in 2020 from 81.5% in the previous year.

April 9, 2021

Investment , Legislation , Emissions , Shale Plays

CEO of US Shale Giant Pushes to Incentivize Carbon Capture

Instead of a carbon tax, Vicki Hollub, CEO of U.S. shale producer Occidental Petroleum, says she prefers the use of tax credits incentivizing the development of carbon capture projects.

April 9, 2021

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Chevron Shareholders to Vote on Climate Change Proposals

Chevron has set emissions targets for this decade and laid out plans to keep project spending low but increase oil and gas output.

April 8, 2021

Investment , Exploration & Production , Emissions , Renewables

Carbon Tax Vital in Energy Transition, Oil Execs Say

While a carbon tax may drive certain desired behaviors during the energy transition, there is no one solution to the world’s emissions woes, oil industry executives say.

April 7, 2021

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Canada’s Biggest Oil Producers Plan New Emissions Targets, No Pivot to Renewables

Canadian Natural Resources and Cenovus Energy, two of Canada’s biggest oil producers, plan to set new goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but will not pivot entirely away from their core businesses.

April 7, 2021

Business , Legislation , Emissions , Shale Plays

Occidental Petroleum Opposes Carbon Tax, Says CEO Vicki Hollub

“A carbon tax would be bad for a lot of the industry, a carbon tax would be bad for the consumers and especially for those consumers who are more disadvantaged from an economic standpoint,” says Occidental Petroleum CEO Vicki Hollub.

April 7, 2021

Private Equity , Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays , Technology

Quantum, Capital Firms Invest in Denver-based Startup Project Canary

Driven by natural gas customer demand and broader ESG trends, Project Canary is working with nearly 100 partners across the energy sector, including investors, oil and gas producers, pipeline operators, utilities and LNG providers.

April 6, 2021

Business , Natural Gas , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays , Technology

Energy ESG: Role of Natural Gas in ‘100-foot ESG Tsunami’

Project Canary CEO Chris Romer recently spoke with Hart Energy to discuss responsibly sourced natural gas, ESG and how RSG fits into the drive by many across the oil and gas industry to meet aggressive climate goals and sustain a social license to operate.

April 6, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Technology , Midstream

ESG in the Crosshairs: Strategies to Minimize Fugitive Emissions

As federal and state regulations continue to address energy industry emissions amid growing ESG pressure from investors, here are three ways oil and gas companies can minimize the release of fugitive emissions.

April 6, 2021