Health, Safety & Environment

Public Capital , Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Exxon Mobil to Boost Sustainability Investments in Response to Activist Investors: Reports

The pressure from investors follows years of decline in Exxon Mobil's stock, which has underperformed its closest U.S. rival, Chevron Corp., by a long margin in the last five years.

January 27, 2021

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology

E&P Plus Industry Perspective: What Can the US Learn from Europe in Global Energy Transition?

Europe and the U.S. are often referred to as the Old World and the New World, respectively. In the case of the energy transition, the New World stands to learn from the Old, which took the plunge a bit earlier in the game.

January 27, 2021

People , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology

Enverus Appoints Manuj Nikhanj President, Launches ESG Analytics Tool

Jeff Hughes, formerly president and CEO of Enverus, will retain his role as chief executive going forward.

January 26, 2021

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Shell to Acquire Electric Vehicle Charging Company Ubitricity

The acquisition of Ubitricity marks Shell's expansion into the fast-growing on-street EV charging market and will provide critical competencies, helping Shell to scale its overall EV charging offer, the company said in a statement.

January 25, 2021

Business , Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Pipelines

Biden Takes Sweeping Day One Action on Energy, Keystone XL

Soon after his inauguration, U.S. President Joe Biden signed executive actions that included formally revoking the permit needed to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline and rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change.

January 20, 2021

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Norway’s Equinor Completes Oil Sands Exit with Athabasca Sale

Equinor, formerly called Statoil, received the Athabasca Oil shares in 2017 as part of a deal to sell its Kai Kos Dehseh oil sands project in the Canadian province of Alberta.

January 20, 2021

Legislation , International , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Biden Set to Rejoin Paris Climate Accord, Impose Curbs on US Oil Industry

The announcements will also include a sweeping order to review all of Trump's actions weakening climate change protections, the revocation of a vital permit for the Keystone XL and a moratorium on leasing activities in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge, Biden aids say.

January 20, 2021

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Technology , Storage

Occidental Petroleum Claims Green Push ‘Does More Than Tesla’

Occidental Petroleum pumps more CO₂ into the ground than carmaker Tesla prevents being emitted on roads, CEO Vicki Hollub says.

January 20, 2021

Exploration & Production , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Midstream

Report: Methane Emissions from Oil, Gas Production Fell 10% in 2020

In 2020, oil and gas operations emitted over 70 million tonnes of methane, or around 10% less than in 2019, the IEA says.

January 19, 2021