The Major Oil & Gas companies (Exxon, Chevron, BP, Equinor, Total, Shell etc) have adhered to the proposition that gas will be a major component of the (coming sooner or later to a screen near you) Energy Transition.
There is increasing evidence that Environmental Social Governance (ESG) performance leads to improved financial performance. The evidence is not irrefutable. However, for reputational purposes, if for no other reason, the European Oil majors are putting increased effort into re
Do they tell stakeholders what their plan and ESG performance is against peers?
Striking a Balance in Local Content for East Africa’s Oil Pipeline Project: Expectations Vs Industry Practice
ESG has risen to the top of the agenda for investors in the past year. Is ESG reporting by companies meaningful? Is it truly representative of in-country, on the ground operations? Having a robust ESG roadmap is the way forward.
As one of the many Net-Zero levers, power generation and consumption is forecast to almost double in the next 30 years. However, with more than 60% of primary energy “lost” in the conversion to electricity, we have to ask; What is the source of those losses?
Electrification is a term we hear banded about currently, alongside carbon-zero and zero-emissions and hydrogen. What does it mean in practice for mature oil fields.
An old timer’s perspective of the latest trend in the chase for Zero Carbon. 2020 will be remembered by many for the COVID-19 pandemic; but also, for the emergence of some very positive moves towards carbon reduction across our society.
Many gas-to-power markets and technical solutions exist, though globally their size, complexity and adoption are varied. Niche solutions can be developed that enable upstream operators, equipment manufacturers and end users to all benefit from established technology.