Corporate Social Responsibility

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.

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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
Source: Reuters

Church of England pension fund shifts $789 million to climate index

Reuters


LONDON – The Church of England’s pension fund has shifted 600 million pounds ($789 million) into a new equity index that invests in companies deemed to be making progress towards the targets of the Paris climate agreement.

The index, …

Georgia Power Foundation donates $15 million to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s North Druid Hills campus

Georgia Power Foundation donates $15 million to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s North Druid Hills campus

Georgia Power Foundation donates $15 million to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s North Druid Hills campus

January 27, 2020 - 3:09 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases

Starion Energy Celebrates 10 Years and Plans Charity Work

Starion Energy Celebrates 10 Years and Plans Charity Work

Source: CNBC

Bank of America CEO says clients want to invest in companies ‘doing right by society’

CNBC


Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan says money will keeping flowing to environment, social and governance funds (ESG) as more investors send the message that they want to own companies with a mission that aligns profits with broader social

Duke Energy, the nation's largest electric utility, unveils its new logo. (PRNewsFoto/Duke Energy) (PRNewsfoto/Duke Energy)

Duke Energy Florida to give away 1,200 free trees to customers to honor Florida Arbor Day

Duke Energy Florida to give away 1,200 free trees to customers to honor Florida Arbor Day

January 17, 2020 - 11:00 am Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases
Crestone Peak Resources Announces New Partnership for Real-Time Well Site Air Quality Monitoring

Crestone Peak Resources Announces New Partnership for Real-Time Well Site Air Quality Monitoring

Crestone Peak Resources Announces New Partnership for Real-Time Well Site Air Quality Monitoring

Volunteers with some of the donated toys.

CITGO Continues Tradition of Collecting Toys for Area Kids

CITGO Continues Tradition of Collecting Toys for Area Kids

January 14, 2020 - 1:35 pm Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases
FirstEnergy Foundation Logo (PRNewsfoto/FirstEnergy Corp.)

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $100,000 to Charitable Organizations Through “Gifts of the Season” Campaign

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $100,000 to Charitable Organizations Through “Gifts of the Season” Campaign

January 7, 2020 - 11:12 am Corporate Social Responsibility, Press Releases