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Alternative policies cases explore effects of potential legislative and regulatory changes

Alternative policies cases explore effects of potential legislative and regulatory changes

EIA


To explore the uncertainty associated with the assumption of current laws and regulations in its Reference case, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) will release an Issue in Focus article to its Annual Energy Outlook 2020 (AEO2020) later today. …

March 5, 2020 - 7:23 pm Climate Change, EIA News That Matters, Energy News
EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to decrease annually through 2021

EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to decrease annually through 2021

EIA


Coal-fired generation alone has fallen from 28% in 2018 to 24% in 2019 and will fall further to 21% in 2020 and 2021. The natural gas-fired generation share rises from 37% in 2019 to 38% in 2020, but it

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Big Oil is selling dirty assets, but they aren’t going away

Source: Houston Chronicle


When BP Plc announced its historic exit from Alaska, Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley pointed to an extra perk from the $5.6 billion sale: a significantly lower carbon footprint.

Cutting emissions is important for Dudley, partly because …

Source: ExxonMobil

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

Colorado Joins California in Requiring Automakers to Sell More Electric Cars

Colorado Joins California in Requiring Automakers to Sell More Electric Cars

From CNBC


Colorado has become the 11th state to adopt California’s zero-emission-vehicle mandate forcing automakers to sell more electric cars in the state.

The new rule was passed by Colorado’s air-quality commission by a vote of 8 to 1 on …

Chevron Starts Burying CO2 off Australia at Huge Gorgon Storage Project

Chevron Starts Burying CO2 off Australia at Huge Gorgon Storage Project

From Reuters


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 …

CB&I Wins $95 Million Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery Contract

CB&I Wins $95 Million Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery Contract

CB&I (ticker: CBI) won a contract for more than $95 million from the Aramco-Shell JV – Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery (SASREF). The scope of work includes the engineering, procurement and construction management for SASREF’s modernization and expansion of its existing …

Source: Energy.gov

Natural Gas Used for Electricity Generation Responsible for Low CO2 Emissions

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions has been a constant topic of discussion for a number of years, and the electric power sector was among the largest producers of CO2 as a byproduct of power generation. Emissions were on a constant move …

Ontario Joins Cap and Trade

Ontario Joins Cap and Trade

Ontario will join California and Quebec in a cap and trade system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Kathleen Wynne, the Premier of Ontario, announced that the province will be joining Quebec and California as part of a cap and trade

April 13, 2015 - 11:59 am Canada, Oil and Gas 360 Articles