Corporate Social Responsibility

Source: Reuters

Chevron diversity ratio to improve as layoffs progress

Reuters


Oil major Chevron Corp (CVX.N) expects to reduce the dominance of white males in company management during cost-cutting this year, upping the share of senior level jobs held by women and ethnic minorities to 44% from 38% …

Crews install one of two turbines for Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. Dominion Energy plans to invest billions in offshore wind as it pivots away from natural gas pipelines and slashes greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: Dominion Energy Inc.

Dominion points to ESG as key factor in decision to off-load gas assets

S&P Global


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have been seeing that ESG is being tied to capital, investor confidence, and public opinion. We also see that if you do not have a well articulated ESG program you (as

Source: Houston Chronicle
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Cheniere Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

“First and Forward” report enhances transparency, highlights company’s…

OPEC fund approved $243 million to support developing countries

OPEC fund approved $243 million to support developing countries

Oil&Gas


$163 million will go to the public sector, and $80 million to private sector operations

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) approved $243 million in funding to support developing countries across the globe. It also noted that it …

June 29, 2020 - 7:00 am Corporate Social Responsibility, OPEC
GasLog Ltd. and GasLog Partners LP Announce Availability of Inaugural Sustainability Reports

GasLog Ltd. and GasLog Partners LP Announce Availability of Inaugural Sustainability Reports

Piraeus, Greece, June 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GasLog Ltd. (“GasLog”) (NYSE: GLOG) and GasLog Partners LP (“GasLog Partners” or the “Partnership”) (NYSE: GLOP) announced today that their 2019 Sustainability Reports are available for download and can be accessed from …

Schneider Electric 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report Demonstrates That Flexibility and Resilience Are Critical For Energy And Sustainability Success

BOSTONJune 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Schneider Electric today released its 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report. The report, the third in an annual series, examines how organizations are addressing the opportunities and challenges presented by a …

Quorum Donates Land Management Software to the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business

Quorum Donates Land Management Software to the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business

Quorum Software, the leader in digital transformation for the oil and gas industry, recently donated student licenses of its myQuorum Land Management Software to the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business. This partnership provides students interested in energy …

Crestwood Advances Its ESG Commitment and Sustainability Strategy with the Publication of Its 2019 Sustainability Report

Crestwood Advances Its ESG Commitment and Sustainability Strategy with the Publication of Its 2019 Sustainability Report

Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) (“Crestwood” or “CEQP”) announced today the publication of its 2019 sustainability report furthering its commitment to building an MLP industry leading sustainability program.

NET Power oxy-combustion natural gas facility in La Porte, Texas (Net Power Inc./Wikimedia Commons)

Carbon capture and the Allam Cycle: The future of electricity or a carbon pipe(line) dream? -Can this be the missing bridge?

Atlantic Council 

Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Very interesting technology for natural gas power plants and ESG. Some of the key takeaways are: (1) 100% capture of emissions while being cost, and efficiency competitive, with advanced natural gas plants with

As boomers hand over the keys to the stock market, sustainability-minded younger investors let their consciences lead

As boomers hand over the keys to the stock market, sustainability-minded younger investors let their consciences lead

Holdings that make up an ESG mutual fund or ETF can vary greatly, including sticky territory like fossil-fuel companies or tech stocks with large carbon footprints. Only 10% of sustainable diversified equity funds exclude all fossil fuels, says Jon Hale,

Citigroup launches new ESG investment banking group

Citigroup launches new ESG investment banking group

Reuters


Oil & Gas 360 Publisher’s Note: The oil industry is strapped for cash. If an oil company does not have a well communicated, and documented, ESG plan in place, gaining access to capital will be increasingly more difficult.

NEW …

Shell invests in new Nigeria LNG processing unit

Shell invests in new Nigeria LNG processing unit

BIC


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: On a side note, there appears to be a trend to energy investors; invest in companies with ESG plans, diversify into natural gas, and move investing to outside the U.S.

Shell Gas B.V., a …

Shanghai Electric’s Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report Highlights 2019 Milestones

SHANGHAIMay 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai Electric (SEHK: 02727, SSE: 601727), the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of power generation and industrial equipment, released its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report highlighting its commitment to corporate social responsibility and …

May 2, 2020 - 6:33 am Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases
Texas works with ESG-friendly testing company PerkinElmer to tame pandemic

Texas works with ESG-friendly testing company PerkinElmer to tame pandemic

Karma

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This article about the great state of Texas is just another example of the importance of ESG. PerkinElmer is providing goods and services with a strong social statement and messaging. Our energy, oil

ExxonMobil to produce medical-grade sanitizer for COVID-19 response

ExxonMobil to produce medical-grade sanitizer for COVID-19 response

BIC


ExxonMobil said today it has reconfigured manufacturing operations in Louisiana to produce medical-grade hand sanitizer for donation to COVID-19 response efforts in Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.

Initial production of 160,000 gallons of medical …

Courtesy - Enter Engineering

Enter Engineering Helps Uzbekistan Combat the Covid-19 Virus

360 Feed Wire


Construction of new 10,000-bed infectious diseases facility under way

 Tashkent, 22 April 2020 – As part of an on-going nationwide effort to tackle the global coronavirus pandemic, Enter Engineering, the largest EPC contractor in Uzbekistan, is nearing

Why COVID-19 could boost ESG

Why COVID-19 could boost ESG

Financial Standard


Oil and Gas Publishers Note: We are under unprecedented financial pressure in the energy markets, and we are seeing that ESG is playing a larger role than it ever has in history. Not only are investors looking at

Tucson Electric Power, UniSource Pledge $1 Million to Assist Customers During Pandemic

Tucson Electric Power and UniSource Energy Services announced today that they will donate a combined $1 million to bill payment assistance and other coronavirus relief efforts in the communities they serve across Arizona.

March 25, 2020 - 8:14 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases
Sempra Energy Foundation To Donate Up To $500,000 To Support Texas Nonprofits Impacted By COVID-19

Sempra Energy Foundation To Donate Up To $500,000 To Support Texas Nonprofits Impacted By COVID-19

SAN DIEGOMarch 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that the Sempra Energy Foundation will donate up to $500,000 to help small to medium-sized nonprofits in Texas as they continue to serve critical needs related …

March 23, 2020 - 4:15 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, ESG, Press Releases

SoCalGas Donates $1 Million to Help Those in Need During Coronavirus Pandemic

SoCalGas Donates $1 Million to Help Those in Need During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 20, 2020 - 7:43 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases

Entergy Creates COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to Help Customers in Need

Entergy Creates COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to Help Customers in Need

March 20, 2020 - 4:45 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases

ComEd and Exelon Donate to Local Nonprofits for COVID-19 Response and Relief

To support communities affected by the spread of the coronavirus, ComEd will contribute $250,000 to United Way of Metro Chicago and the Chicago Community Trust’s COVID-19 Response Fund to support their efforts to provide essential services during the COVID-19 …

March 18, 2020 - 10:38 am Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases

CITGO E-Recycle Day Keeps 9 Roll-Off Boxes of Unwanted Electronics Out of Landfills

LAKE CHARLES, La.March 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hundreds of Southwest Louisiana residents recycled their unwanted electronics at the annual CITGO E-Recycle Day Saturday at the McNeese Cowboy Stadium parking lot.

March 14, 2020 - 2:03 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases

PG&E’s Pandemic Response Includes Precautionary Health and Safety Actions; Moratorium on Customer Shutoffs for Nonpayment

The company’s enterprise-wide incident response team continues to activate protocols and actions as the situation changes to protect the health and safety of customers and employees; does not expect any disruption in gas or electric service throughout public health crisis

March 12, 2020 - 11:06 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases
Linc Energy’s former executives committed to stand trial over failed coal gasification plant

Linc Energy’s former executives committed to stand trial over failed coal gasification plant

ABC Australia 


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: While this is happening in Australia, it may be a new trend in the United States. Will be interesting to follow.

Five executives who were in charge of Linc Energy’s experimental coal gasification

The Dystopian Lake filled by the world’s tech lust

The Dystopian Lake filled by the world’s tech lust

Pocket


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note:

“The push for “renewable” energy, more Silicon Valley tech and the electrification of everything has a devastating impact on un-voiced communities and the environment.  Wall Street hedge funds managers aren’t writing sternly worded

Cimarex Ties Exec Compensation to Reducing Emissions, Natural Gas Flaring

Cimarex Ties Exec Compensation to Reducing Emissions, Natural Gas Flaring

NGI


While rhetoric by fossil fuel opponents “can be a bit extreme, our industry must demonstrate real commitment to a cleaner future, if we’re to be taken seriously in energy policy discussions,” he said. “The world needs the products that

Llanos Orientales oil fields in Colombia see the light, while increasing safety and lowering the environmental impact

Llanos Orientales oil fields in Colombia see the light, while increasing safety and lowering the environmental impact

JCA Companies


Cody, WY., February 24, 2020. JCA Companies (“JCA”) announced today that its subsidiary C-MOR Energy Services has safely installed its first Crown Jewel Rig Mounted Lighting Package for Parex Resources on a Top Drilling Rig in the …

Schneider Electric Donation to Odessa College Enhances Training Programs to Better Prepare Tomorrow’s Automation Professionals

Schneider Electric Donation to Odessa College Enhances Training Programs to Better Prepare Tomorrow’s Automation Professionals

February 14, 2020 - 9:05 am Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases

Dominion Energy Awards $50,000 to Regional Arts Nonprofits

Dominion Energy Awards $50,000 to Regional Arts Nonprofits

February 3, 2020 - 11:23 am Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases