ESG

Lower valuations for green companies are creating opportunities for oil and gas companies to fulfil transition objectives through acquisition. Purchases are on the rise.

Europe has unveiled new plans to speed up renewables, while the U.S. sees headwinds.

The divestment of European banks from fossil fuels projects is slowly but gradually gathering pace, a director at BlackRock, the US investment management firm, said at the Flame Conference in Amsterdam.

Poland is betting on offshore wind to reduce its dependence on coal and strengthen energy security. The regulatory framework adopted last year has boosted investor confidence and the first fixed-bottom installations in the Baltic Sea are expected to be up and running by the middle of the decade.

Japan's transition plans have been accelerated, including in response to the Ukraine war, but the immediate focus remains on securing dispatchable supply and keeping the lights on.

After years of allowing the oil and gas sector to avoid emissions targets, Canada announced that it would impose a cap on the industry. But is it enough?

07.04.2022

While Europe is partly accelerating low-carbon programmes to wean itself off Russian energy in the light of the Ukraine war, the picture in Asia is more mixed, with many still associating reliable energy with fossil fuels.

04.04.2022

Various types of investors are pulling back from shale and broader oil and gas investments, but there are questions over how the trend will continue to play out.

30.03.2022

Saudi Aramco says it hopes to achieve net zero SCOPE-1 and SCOPE-2 greenhouse gas emissions across its fully owned operations by 2050, but warns that achieving this in less than three decades will not be easy.

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