oil and gas wells

Colorado lawsuit targets abandoned oil and gas wells

A recently filed lawsuit alleges that a Colorado firm loaded up its clean-up liabilities onto another shell company that was designed to fail, saddling landowners and taxpayers with old polluting oil and gas wells.

Asia renewables

SE Asian renewables gains offset by continued gas build-out

Lack of progress in breaking ground on new projects, coupled with a challenging regulatory environment for Asian renewables, is hindering the region’s progress, the report said.

Senegal

Senegal well-positioned to achieve energy transition: report

Senegal's latest Energy Policy Review outlines progress in renewable energy, highlighting challenges and emphasising the inclusive governance needed for sustainable economic growth.

Trafigura, Greenergy deal opens up biofuels, road fuels synergies

The Trafigura-Greenergy deal highlights the growing importance of biofuels in the UK and European landscape, experts said.

Kenya energy

Kenya energy transition faces infrastructure, funding challenges

Kenya's energy transition pathway aims for net zero emissions by 2050 through renewable energy adoption. Experts noted challenges including lack of infrastructure and financing.

Closing China’s energy transition finance gap requires more work

For China to rein in its carbon emissions from its largest polluting segments will require massive energy transition finance, according to a new report.

Nigeria on “brink of a new era” say President at energy summit

African leaders and energy experts are convened at Nigeria International Energy Summit this week.

Algeria

Can Algeria’s solar segment shine brighter after its latest tenders?

The two tenders formed part of Algeria's national plan to install 15,000 MW of solar capacity by 2035.

German LNG

Amid German LNG growth, call for heating, industry gas phase-out

The call comes amid the rapid expansion of German LNG import capacity in the wake of the Ukraine war.

Offshore wind

All eyes on Dutch offshore wind as country targets 21 GW

The Netherlands wants to achieve 21 GW offshore of wind capacity by the end of 2031, a target deemed ambitious yet achievable. All eyes are now on the country’s next offshore wind tender which will take place at the end of February.

Sustainable aviation fuels

UK call for sustainable aviation fuels price support mechanism

The UK government has set a sustainable aviation fuels target of 10% jet fuel from sustainable feedstocks by 2025, which amounts to 1.2 million tonnes/year.

Indonesia energy

Indonesia election to determine its energy transition future

Whoever wins the Indonesian election this month will have his plate full dealing with energy prices, regulation and the energy transition.

Uganda energy

Oil pipeline detracts from Uganda energy transition: experts

Uganda’s new energy transition plan marks progress but emissions reductions efforts could be complicated by the planned East African Crude Oil Pipeline, experts told Gas Outlook.

Belt & Road Initiative

China’s Belt & Road Initiative boosts SE Asian renewables

China’s Belt & Road Initiative has been making a hard pivot from fossil fuel project investment to more renewables in recent years.

Wind

Offshore wind sector in Japan struggles to gain footing

Japan has vast wind power potential that remains undeveloped, especially floating offshore, a recent report found.