Emissions

Emissions , Energy Transition

Shell Ordered to Deepen Carbon Cuts in Landmark Dutch Climate Case

Shell said it was “disappointed” and plans to appeal the ruling.

May 26, 2021

Public Capital , Emissions , Energy Transition

Exxon Mobil Loses Board Seats to Tiny Hedge Fund

Two of Engine No. 1’s board nominees, Gregory Goff and Kaisa Hietala, were elected to Exxon Mobil’s board, with counting continuing.

May 26, 2021

Legislation , Emissions , Energy Transition

What Will Biden Do on Climate? Clean Air Act May Provide a Clue

A legislative solution to climate change policy is ideal, experts say, but if Congress fails to act, federal agencies can utilize tools like section 115 of the Clean Air Act to regulate emissions.

May 26, 2021

Legislation , Emissions , Energy Transition

Energy Policy Watch: Rep. Garret Graves Addresses Paris Accord’s ‘Dirty Secret’

Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA, 6th) has a unique role in climate policy and that may present opportunities to help limit damage to the oil and gas industry’s future.

May 25, 2021

Exploration & Production , Emissions , Technology

Oil Drillers, Bitcoin Miners Bond over Natural Gas

The miners are increasingly sending these rigs out to oil fields because it’s one of the cheapest ways to obtain the energy they need.

May 21, 2021

Crude Oil , Trade , International , Emissions

OPEC Says IEA’s New Net-zero Stance Could Add to Oil Price Volatility

The research division at OPEC, whose 13 members sit on 80% of the world’s crude oil reserves, produced an internal briefing document on the IEA’s report, a copy of which was seen by Reuters.

May 21, 2021

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

IEA Report: Achieving Net-Zero Necessitates Huge Job, Investment Cuts for Fossil Fuels

Fatih Birol details what is needed if governments stick to their emission reduction commitments.

May 20, 2021

Emissions , Energy Transition

Column: IEA’s Fossil Fuels Report Likely to Fall on Deaf Ears in Asia

The main question is whether the goal is even remotely achievable.

May 20, 2021

Investment , Exploration & Production , Emissions , Energy Transition , Midstream

Stick With Oil and Gas or Go Green? Deloitte’s $838 Billion Question

Off you invest into the wild green yonder … or maybe wait. Deloitte’s new study debunks some myths and offers guidance on whether and how to pursue a greener strategy.

May 18, 2021

Business , Emissions , Energy Transition

IEA: Narrow Pathway to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Huge benefits are possible, according to the IEA’s special report.

May 18, 2021