Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

ESG Roundtable: Is Oil and Gas Ready for the Expectations, Opportunities?

If the industry wants continued capital investment, it will have to up its game. Our virtual panel discusses what you need to know to be ready for increased scrutiny and requirements of an ESG future.

July 28, 2020

Methane , Emissions , Drilling , Digital Oilfield , ROVs

E&P Tech Trends: Reducing Idle Rig Time; Enhanced Swellable Sealing; More

Check out the latest products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry including a new wellhead system that allows an offshore rig to stay on location in severe weather conditions, saving idle rig time costs.

July 27, 2020

Emissions , Technology

Exxon Mobil Uncovers New Carbon Capture Technique for Power Plants

Scientists from Exxon Mobil, University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered a new material on July 24 that could capture more than 90% of CO2 emitted from industrial sources, such as natural gas-fired power plants, using low-temperature steam, requiring less energy for the overall carbon capture process.

July 24, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Emissions

The Last Frontier: Oil Industry Scales Back Exploration

Once the most adventurous aspect of the business, exploring for new oil and gas fields is now one of the most controversial.

July 23, 2020

Emissions , Technology

Fluor Wins FEED Contract for California Carbon Capture Project

Fluor Corp. has been awarded a FEED contract on July 21 for California Resources Corp.’s (CRC) carbon capture and sequestration project, Cal Capture, at the 550-megawatt, natural gas-powered Elk Hills Power Plant in Tupman, California.

July 22, 2020

Exploration & Production , Methane , Emissions

New Mexico Proposes Crackdown on Oil Industry’s Methane Emissions

The proposal, announced by state officials on July 20 after consultations with industry, would impact drillers in New Mexico’s portion of the Permian Basin oil hub where production has surged in recent years.

July 22, 2020

Emissions , Technology

DNV GL Launches Hydrogen Industry Consortium

DNV GL has launched an international industry consortium on July 21 in collaboration with Dutch glass production expert company Celsian to develop the technology required for a gradual transition from natural gas to hydrogen as a fuel in energy-intensive industrial production processes.

July 21, 2020

Emissions , Renewables , Logistics , Midstream

Snam, Baker Hughes Test First Hydrogen Hybrid Turbine for Gas Transport

The new turbine, which was entirely designed and produced in Baker Hughes' plants in Italy and can be fueled by a mix of natural gas and up to 10% of hydrogen, will be installed by next year.

July 20, 2020

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Oil Giants Including Exxon Mobil Set First Joint Carbon Target

A group of the world's top oil companies, comprised of 12 members including Saudi Aramco, China's CNPC and Exxon Mobil, have for the first time set goals to cut their greenhouse gas emissions as a proportion of output.

July 16, 2020

Investment , Natural Gas , Infrastructure , Emissions , Renewables , Pipelines

Opinion: Pipelines Have a Place in Clean Energy

Efforts to block new natural gas infrastructure are misguided.

July 16, 2020