Health, Safety & Environment

Methane , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

US Climate-change Fight Threatened as Manchin Rejects Biden’s Bill

Here are five top climate measures in President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better bill, and a discussion of their prospects if the wider legislation dies.

December 21, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment

US Grand Jury Accuses Amplify Energy of Negligence in Oil Spill

The Department of Justice said the indictment alleges Amplify Energy and its subsidiaries failed to properly respond to eight alarms over more than 13 hours on Oct. 1-2.

December 16, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Technology , Pipelines , System Integrity

How Autonomous Drones Can Make Operations Safer, More Efficient

Airborne robots can conduct aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance across the entire spectrum of a company’s operations.

December 8, 2021

International , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Energy Transition

EU Reaches For Hydrogen Stars as Economics Shift

In 2020, grey hydrogen could be produced for around 2 euros (US$2.26) per kilogram, compared to as much as 6 euros per kilo for the green version, industry estimates found.

November 30, 2021

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

Oil Spews from Aiteo Well in Nigeria’s Delta Two Weeks after Spill

The well is owned by Nigeria’s Aiteo Eastern E&P and state-run NNPC.

November 19, 2021

Public Capital , Liquefied Natural Gas , Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream

Chevron to Address Carbon Capture Shortfall at Australia LNG Project

Chevron said in a statement that it would invest AU$40 million in “lower carbon projects” and would buy and surrender 5.23 million greenhouse-gas offsets to fulfill obligations of the Australian LNG project.

November 11, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Biden's Sweeping Infrastructure, Social Spending Bills Finally Get a Vote

An affirmative vote would bolster the credibility of Biden's pledge to halve U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from 2005 levels by 2030 during the U.N. climate conference taking place in Glasgow.

November 5, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream , System Integrity

Managing the Evolving Risk Management Environment

Stakeholders must be integrated into the pipeline safety process.

November 4, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream

API Publishes New First-edition Pipeline Facility Inspection Standard

The new standard represents a joint effort between API, CEPA and INGAA, bringing together the accumulated expertise of pipeline operators across the supply chain.

October 26, 2021

Exploration & Production , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment

California Seeks Strict New Limits on Oil Drilling

If finalized, the new oil drilling rules unveiled by California Governor Gavin Newsom on Oct. 21  would be the most stringent of any state in the nation, topping Colorado’s setback requirement approved last year.

October 21, 2021