Energy Transition

Tallgrass, Equinor Exploring U.S. Hydrogen, Ammonia Production, Transportation

Tallgrass, Equinor Exploring U.S. Hydrogen, Ammonia Production, Transportation

Tallgrass Energy Partners and Equinor ASA are studying the production and market potential for large-scale hydrogen and ammonia projects, along with associated distribution infrastructure, across the United States. Under a memorandum of understanding, Tallgrass and Equinor agreed to initial co-development activities, which include funding of a front-end engineering and design study. The research would focus…

September 27, 2022
U.S. Floating Offshore Wind Capacity Growing, with API Collaborating on Safety

U.S. Floating Offshore Wind Capacity Growing, with API Collaborating on Safety

The Biden administration has tacked another 15 GW of floating offshore wind capacity to its clean energy goals, as the American Petroleum Institute (API) inked a preliminary agreement with the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC) to develop safety management systems (SMS).  With “decades of offshore operating experience under highly technical and complex conditions” under its belt,…

September 27, 2022
Appalachian Basin Engineers Studying Hydrogen Transport in Natural Gas Pipelines

Appalachian Basin Engineers Studying Hydrogen Transport in Natural Gas Pipelines

How to safely and securely transport hydrogen through natural gas infrastructure is the focus of a new research partnership between the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) Swanson School of Engineering and utility Peoples Natural Gas. “Hydrogen has the potential to transform the way we heat our homes and power our businesses, using the existing natural gas…

September 26, 2022
Seven Midwest States Collaborating to Vie for Hydrogen Hub to Create Jobs, Lower Emissions 

Seven Midwest States Collaborating to Vie for Hydrogen Hub to Create Jobs, Lower Emissions 

A coalition of seven Midwest states plan to compete for a hydrogen hub designed to expand local economies, decrease emissions and reduce costs. The Midwest Hydrogen Coalition (M-H2) was formalized last week by the governors of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The aim is to snag a share of an $8 billion…

September 26, 2022
Schlumberger, Aramco Eyeing Emissions Reductions Through Digital Platform

Schlumberger, Aramco Eyeing Emissions Reductions Through Digital Platform

The world’s largest oilfield services company and the world’s largest oil company are partnering to develop a digital platform to help decarbonize hard-to-abate industrial sectors. Schlumberger Ltd. and Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Aramco) said this week that, “The proposed platform will enable companies in industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, utilities, cement and steel…

September 23, 2022
Dow, in Decarbonizing Mode, Considers Small-Scale Nuclear to Power Gulf Coast Facility

Dow, in Decarbonizing Mode, Considers Small-Scale Nuclear to Power Gulf Coast Facility

A modular nuclear reactor could generate power for a Dow Chemical Co. manufacturing facility on the Gulf Coast within the next decade under a potential deal with nuclear technology developer X Energy LLC A letter of intent (LOI) was signed by Dow and X-energy, as it is known, to consider deploying the nuclear developer’s Xe-100…

September 22, 2022
CPV Proposes 1,800 MW Natural Gas Project Using CCS in West Virginia

CPV Proposes 1,800 MW Natural Gas Project Using CCS in West Virginia

Competitive Power Venture Inc. (CPV) has proposed a 1,800 MW combined-cycle natural gas power plant in West Virginia that could be the state’s first to utilize carbon capture and storage (CCS) infrastructure. CPV announced the potential $3 billion investment in Charleston, WV, earlier this month alongside Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV). Maryland-based CPV also disclosed the…

September 22, 2022
IEA Sees Natural Gas, Oil, Coal Job Growth Lagging Alternative Sectors

IEA Sees Natural Gas, Oil, Coal Job Growth Lagging Alternative Sectors

Worldwide energy sector employment has topped pre-pandemic levels, and the workforce rebound has been strongest outside of fossil energy sectors, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). In its inaugural World Energy Employment Report, Paris-based IEA found that more than 65 million people hold energy-related jobs globally. The study also concluded that more than 50%…

September 22, 2022
‘Too Little, Too Late,’ Says Aramco CEO of Global Oil, Natural Gas Investment

‘Too Little, Too Late,’ Says Aramco CEO of Global Oil, Natural Gas Investment

Policymakers must ensure the supply of conventional energy sources alongside lower carbon ones as the energy transition marches on, according to Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Aramco) CEO Amin Nasser. The head of the state-owned oil behemoth has been warning of the threats to global energy security posed by underinvestment in oil and natural gas. “Many…

September 21, 2022
South Korea Aiming to Boost Nuclear Output Amid Tight Global Energy Markets

South Korea Aiming to Boost Nuclear Output Amid Tight Global Energy Markets

Despite South Korea’s plan to boost the use of nuclear energy in the country’s power generation mix by 2030, LNG will continue to play an important role in the government’s new energy strategy.  President Yoon Suk-yeol was elected in March and is a strong supporter of nuclear energy. He plans to reduce the country’s dependence…

September 20, 2022
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