Health, Safety & Environment

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

Norway’s Equinor Selected for Largest-ever US Offshore Wind Award

The contract awarded to Equinor to provide generation capacity to New York with renewable power is set to position the Empire State as an offshore wind industry hub.

January 14, 2021

Investment , Markets , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Wind Power Overtakes Coal in Texas Electricity Generation

Renewables capacity is surging in Texas, which is largely considered the heartland of fossil fuels in the U.S.

January 12, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Fossil Fuels’ Place in a Low-Carbon Future

Companies have made moves toward net-zero operations, but the oil and gas industry still struggles to be liked, executives say.

January 12, 2021

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Saudi Crown Prince Launches Plan to Build Zero-carbon City

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled plans in a rare televised appearance to build a zero-carbon city to house a million residents in "carbon-positive urban developments powered by 100% clean energy."

January 11, 2021

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Technology

Validere, Xpansiv Partner to Attach ESG Attributes to Energy Products

The partnership reduces friction for clients of Validere—the first and only data-intelligence platform for oil and gas product quality—seeking to differentiate their products based on ESG factors, including methane emissions, CEO Nouman Ahmad says.

January 11, 2021

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Exxon versus BP: Managing Reputation Risk in the Era of ESG

Here’s a look at the different reputational risks oil and gas companies are facing as they chase ESG goals in an effort to address increasing pressures from environmentalists and investors.

January 8, 2021

Business , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Shale Plays

US Energy: ‘The More Ambitious Biden Tries to Be, the More Likely He Is to Fail’

Elected on a promise of a $2 trillion green energy plan, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s ambitions could be curtailed by political reality.

January 8, 2021

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Exxon Mobil Discloses Emissions Data for First Time

Exxon Mobil, the largest U.S. oil producer, said the emissions from its product sales in 2019 were equivalent to 730 million metric tons of CO₂, higher than rival oil majors.

January 6, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Renewables , Shale Plays

ESG & The Independent E&P

The U.S. oil and gas industry is under extreme pressure by capital providers, stakeholders and elected officials to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and to show compliance to globally accepted climate change goals. Can a hydrocarbon-producing company win in this scenario?

January 6, 2021

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

Q&A: Why ESG Investing Will Impact Oil and Gas in 2021

Opportune Managing Director Amy Stutzman offers her thoughts on why ESG matters to the oil and gas industry, how mid-sized and smaller independent E&P operators can differentiate themselves from their peers and more.

January 5, 2021