Post Tagged with: "carbon capture"

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Dutch court rules oil giant Shell must cut carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 in landmark case

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LONDON — A Dutch court on Wednesday ruled oil giant Royal Dutch Shell must reduce its carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 from 2019 levels.

That’s a much higher reduction than the company’s current aim of lowering its emissions …

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Battelle and Catahoula Resources forge partnership to accelerate carbon capture, utilization and storage

COLUMBUS, Ohio & HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Battelle and Catahoula Resources (“Catahoula”) will jointly develop solutions for the capture, transport and sequestration of carbon dioxide produced at ethanol facilities in Nebraska.

The agreement pairs the world’s largest private independent research …

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Italy plans ‘special areas’ for renewables to help cut red tape

Reuters


Italy has drawn up a series of measures to speed up the time it takes to authorise new renewable energy projects, including the creation of special areas to build them in, a draft law showed.

Italy’s complex approval process …

May 24, 2021 - 1:30 pm Uncategorized
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Energy sector to bear brunt of stepped up German climate law: draft

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BERLIN – The German government expects the energy sector to play the biggest role in reducing carbon emissions by 2030, according to a draft of the reform to its climate protection law seen by Reuters on Thursday.

The draft …

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Farmers struggle to break into booming carbon-credit market

Reuters


When Microsoft Corp made a massive purchase of carbon credits in January, it turned to a relatively new source: farmers who plant crops meant to trap carbon in the soil.

The credits are financial instruments generated by projects that …

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Exxon board member Jeff Ubben raises stake, as oil giant invests in carbon capture

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Activist investor and newly appointed Exxon board member Jeff Ubben is building his stake in the company on the belief that the oil giant will be integral to the energy transition.

“I am,” he said Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk

Chevron, Toyota Pursue Strategic Alliance on Hydrogen

Chevron, Toyota Pursue Strategic Alliance on Hydrogen

Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron Products Company division (Chevron), and Toyot…

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A ‘quantum leap’: Monster wind turbines are going to get even bigger

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LONDON — If there’s one word that can be associated with wind energy, it’s “big.” From billion-dollar deals to vast wind farms capable of powering a million homes, the industry has undergone a massive expansion in the last …

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Clean crude? Oil firms use offsets to claim green barrels

Reuters


In January, Occidental Petroleum announced it had accomplished something no oil company had done before: It sold a shipload of crude that it said was 100% carbon-neutral.

While the two-million-barrel cargo to India was destined to produce more than

BrandAMP: Whitepaper – Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Lynchpin for the Energy Transition

BrandAMP: Whitepaper – Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Lynchpin for the Energy Transition

Oil and Gas 360


A recent whitepaper authored by Charles McConnell with the Center for Carbon Management in Energy at the University of Houston, in collaboration with the Gutierrez Energy Management Institute, focused on the new technologies required for an …

April 16, 2021 - 9:00 am BrandAMP, Carbon Capture, Closing Bell Story‎
BrandAMP: Whitepaper – Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Lynchpin for the Energy Transition

BrandAMP: Whitepaper – Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Lynchpin for the Energy Transition

Oil and Gas 360


A recent whitepaper authored by Charles McConnell with the Center for Carbon Management in Energy at the University of Houston, in collaboration with the Gutierrez Energy Management Institute, focused on the new technologies required for an …

April 14, 2021 - 3:30 pm BrandAMP, Carbon Capture, Closing Bell Story‎
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World’s top emitters a long way from aligning with climate goals

Reuters


LONDON – The world’s biggest carbon-emitting companies are far from aligning with the Paris Climate Agreement, a report by the leading climate-focused investor group showed on Monday.

Climate Action 100+, whose 575 members manage $54 trillion in assets, was …

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Shell’s 2020 carbon emissions fall on the back of fuel sales drop

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LONDON – Royal Dutch Shell, owner of the world’s largest fuel retail network, said on Thursday its total greenhouse gas emissions dropped 16% in 2020 as oil and gas sales fell sharply due to the coronavirus pandemic.

hell said …

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Chevron invests in carbon capture and utilization startup

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Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced a Series C investment in San Jose-based Blue Planet Systems Corporation (“Blue Planet”), a startup that manufactures and develops carbonate aggregates and carbon capture technology intended to reduce the carbon …

January 14, 2021 - 12:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Technology
Carbon capture and store technologies promise to clear CO2 from power plants from the air, but a data analysis suggests CCS may not reduce levels by useful amounts. Photo by Marak007/Pixabay

Carbon capture could be climate change solution, or a waste of time

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Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy announced $110 million in federal funding for research and development of carbon capture and storage projects.

According to DOE, carbon capture and storage technologies, or CCS, are …

November 8, 2019 - 10:44 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Renewable Energy
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ExxonMobil Partners with Carbon Capture Company

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

ExxonMobil partners with Mosaic Materials in order to pursue carbon capture technology
ExxonMobil (stock ticker: XOM), an international oil and gas supermajor, has partnered with Mosaic Materials, a chemicals and engineering

Chevron Starts Burying CO2 off Australia at Huge Gorgon Storage Project

Chevron Starts Burying CO2 off Australia at Huge Gorgon Storage Project

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Chevron Corp (CVX.N) said on Thursday it has launched one of the world’s largest carbon capture and storage projects, injecting CO2 into a deep reservoir under an island off Western Australia at its Gorgon LNG project.

The carbon …

Enhanced Oil Recovery Can Reduce World’s Carbon Emissions:  Western Governors

Enhanced Oil Recovery Can Reduce World’s Carbon Emissions: Western Governors

For every 2.5 barrels of oil produced, it is estimated that a typical commercial enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project can safely prevent one metric ton of CO2 from entering the atmosphere

As of 2014, approximately 13.6 million metric tons of