Aramco has joined the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation with grants to protect coral reefs in the U.S. and Caribbean waters.
As companies strive to reduce completion times and well costs, new techniques such as simul-frac may be explored. Protecting people and equipment is paramount, and smart emergency nitrogen systems can safeguard both.
Oil and gas companies are progressing toward “eco-friendly” operations, but there is no reason for them to transition away from fossil fuels, says industry veteran Dr. Jerry Bailey, director of Petroteq Energy and former president of Exxon Arabian Gulf.
The widely anticipated move comes two months after U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration suspended the nine leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge pending an environmental analysis.
A majority of Americans favor pipelines and the intensity of that support is increasing, said AOPL President and CEO Andy Black during this wide-ranging discussion on pipeline safety, cybersecurity threats and what canceling a pipeline means for the environment.
PHMSA on July 22 put Energy Transfer on notice for the probable violations pertaining to the operation of the Dakota Access Pipeline and proposed a civil penalty against it.
The PHMSA recommended a civil penalty of $93,200 against Energy Transfer, operator of the Dakota Access Pipeline, for the violations and said failure to correct the issues may result in further enforcement action.
The Canadian province of Quebec on July 21 rejected a LNG export project for the Port of Saguenay, citing environmental concerns, in the latest blow to North American LNG development.
The aim is to implement legally-binding targets to reduce net EU emissions by 55% by 2030, from 1990 levels, and eliminate them by 2050.