Health, Safety & Environment

International , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines , System Integrity

Frustrated Canada Presses White House to Keep Line 5 Open

Canadians are pushing on several diplomatic fronts against Mich. Gov. Whitmer’s order to shut Enbridge’s Great Lakes oil pipeline.

April 26, 2021

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

New York City Sues Exxon Mobil, BP, Shell over Climate Change

The lawsuit comes after a federal appeals court this month rejected New York City’s effort to hold five major oil companies liable to help pay the costs of harm caused by global warming.

April 22, 2021

Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Energy Transition , Technology

Carbon Capture Key to Fast-tracking Energy Transition

Carbon capture technologies such as CCUS offer an opportunity to fast-track the energy transition, but experts say murky regulations in the U.S. are obstructing its path to a zero-carbon economy.

April 22, 2021

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Shale Giant EQT Seeks to Further ESG Certification for Natural Gas Production

Following completion of its certification pilot projects announced this year, EQT says it will be producing more certified gas than any other U.S. producer’s entire natural gas production.

April 15, 2021

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

New York Pension Fund Divests over $7 Million from Canadian Oil Sands Producers

New York State, which has the third-largest pension fund in the U.S. with an estimated valuation of about $248 billion, will continue to invest in oil sands producer Suncor Energy.

April 12, 2021

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

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Energy Transition

Bank of America to Deploy $1 Trillion for Sustainable Finance by 2030

Bank of America, which is the second largest U.S. bank, said the latest announcement puts its total commitment to sustainable finance by 2030 at $1.5 trillion.

April 9, 2021

Investment , Exploration & Production , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment

US House Bill Seeks $8 Billion for Abandoned Oil and Gas Well Cleanup

The bill authorizing $8 billion to plug and clean up abandoned oil wells nationwide is sponsored by Representative Teresa Leger Fernandez, whose home state of New Mexico is a major oil and gas producer.

April 8, 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

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