Emissions

Chevron Embracing Energy Transition Ventures in RNG, Hydrogen and Sustainable Jet Fuels

Chevron Embracing Energy Transition Ventures in RNG, Hydrogen and Sustainable Jet Fuels

Chevron Corp., one of the largest oil and natural gas producers in the world, is moving swiftly to capture lower carbon energy opportunities, with a bevy of partnerships announced in recent weeks designed to build its market share. The San Ramon, CA-based supermajor is expanding its reach into the U.S. compressed natural gas (CNG) market…

September 11, 2021
Golden Pass LNG Said ‘on Schedule’ for 2024 Start-Up

Golden Pass LNG Said ‘on Schedule’ for 2024 Start-Up

Construction on the Golden Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Texas is progressing, with the facility on track to come online in 2024, according to ExxonMobil. ExxonMobil Qatar President Dominic Genetti said recently there are currently about 4,000 people at the worksite for the three-train, 16 million metric tons/year (mmty) facility. “I think…

September 9, 2021
Canadian PM Takes Hard Line on Oil, Natural Gas Emissions Ahead of Election

Canadian PM Takes Hard Line on Oil, Natural Gas Emissions Ahead of Election

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has singled out the oil and gas industry as a target for toughened pollution policing in his campaign for reelection of his Liberal government in a Sept. 20 national vote. “Let’s be realistic,” said Trudeau as he unveiled an environmental plank in the party platform at a weekend rally in…

August 31, 2021
Trudeau Hardens Stance On Canada Oil, Natural Gas Emissions As Sept. 20 Election Nears

Trudeau Hardens Stance On Canada Oil, Natural Gas Emissions As Sept. 20 Election Nears

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has singled out the oil and gas industry as a target for toughened pollution policing in his campaign for reelection of his Liberal government in a Sept. 20 national vote. “Let’s be realistic,” said Trudeau as he unveiled an environmental plank in the party platform at a weekend rally in…

August 30, 2021
Critics Say Biden ‘Slow Walks’ Compliance with Court Order to Resume Federal Oil, Natural Gas Lease Sales

Critics Say Biden ‘Slow Walks’ Compliance with Court Order to Resume Federal Oil, Natural Gas Lease Sales

The U.S. government confirmed in a court filing it would resume federal oil and gas lease sales — and established a timeline — to comply with a ruling that called for an end to the Biden administration’s moratorium. Critics, however, noted that Biden administration officials intend to stretch the process out over several months as…

August 25, 2021
Feds Expanding Efforts to Capture, Store CO2 Emissions

Feds Expanding Efforts to Capture, Store CO2 Emissions

Nine research projects are getting a federal funding boost to advance methods and potentially reduce costs to capture and store carbon from the air, also known as direct air capture (DAC). The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said it has granted $24 million to universities and national labs across the country. The aim of the…

August 23, 2021
Sweeping Infrastructure Bill Goes Big on Energy Transition, Leaves Natural Gas Wanting

Sweeping Infrastructure Bill Goes Big on Energy Transition, Leaves Natural Gas Wanting

The $1 trillion infrastructure bill passed by the U.S. Senate Tuesday with bipartisan support includes a big boost in spending on renewable energy, the power grid and programs to broadly promote lower greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change. The massive bill contains more than $550 billion in new spending. About $110 billion of that…

August 11, 2021
CNRL Continues Montney Development, Eyes Big Emissions Cuts

CNRL Continues Montney Development, Eyes Big Emissions Cuts

After achieving profits that more than replaced losses incurred in the economic shock inflicted by the Covid-19 virus pandemic, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) has announced a C$275 million ($220 million) budget increase for this year. The corporate budget increase by 8.5% to C$3.48 billion ($2.78 billion) has a green tinge. Around C$45 million ($36…

August 9, 2021
Tourmaline Boosts Canada Natural Gas Volumes 32%, Eyes Carbon Reductions

Tourmaline Boosts Canada Natural Gas Volumes 32%, Eyes Carbon Reductions

Environmental cleanups to reduce carbon emissions have emerged as a fixture powered by an annual budget of up to C$40 million ($32 million) for top Canadian natural gas producer, Tourmaline Oil Corp. The agenda announced as part of its quarterly results includes cutting diesel motor use, methane leak control, paring down natural gas plant emissions,…

July 30, 2021
CNX Resources Says E&P, Midstream Operations are Carbon Negative

CNX Resources Says E&P, Midstream Operations are Carbon Negative

Appalachian pure-play CNX Resources Corp. said Wednesday that it’s net carbon negative for Scope 1 and 2 emissions, stressing a “tangible” accomplishment at a time when its peers are advancing ambitious goals to cut environmental footprints in the future.  Announced along with the release of its corporate responsibility report, the company said it believes it’s…

July 24, 2021