Articles tagged with "#Oil"

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PetroEcuador

PetroEcuador struggles to tap Amazon oil after ejecting NSE

Two patches of oil-producing acreage operated by PetroEcuador in the Amazon jungle of eastern Ecuador shed light on the growing political and environmental risks of extracting fossil fuels that account for the bulk of the country’s export revenue.

nigerian oil

Nigerian gov greenlights oil projects despite COP pledges

The Nigerian president has announced new oil refining and exploration projects despite climate pledges made at COP27.

kansas keystone pipeline

Keystone pipeline spills oil in Kansas

The Keystone spill in Kansas is the latest in a history of accidents for the beleaguered pipeline.

Biden oil export

Biden oks new oil terminal days after COP27 appearance

A new oil export terminal in Texas given the go-ahead by President Biden could significantly expand U.S. oil export capacity.

Norwegian oil and gas

Norwegian oil and gas takes hit as Wisting stalls

Equinor is putting the Wisting oil project on hold amid rising costs, raising questions over the future of similar Norwegian oil and gas projects in the Arctic.

Gas flares in Nigeria oil heartland harm children

Gas flaring, routinely carried out by companies producing oil in Nigeria, poses a significant hazard to the health of those exposed to it, especially children.

brazil fossil fuels

Brazil fossil fuels plan under Lula may not transpire

Brazil’s president-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wants to reassert some form of state control over motor fuel prices and steer state-run Petrobras back into refining, but analysts say he will have limited political and economic scope for major near-term fossil fuels policy changes.

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UK faces legal action over new oil and gas licensing

The UK government recently announced it was reopening oil and gas licensing in a bid to boost domestic production amid an escalating energy crisis.

Biden threatens ‘consequences’ after OPEC+ cuts oil output

Tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have been building, but the Biden administration has now said it will “re-evaluate” the entire relationship following OPEC+ cuts.

IOCs’ climate scenarios lack consistency: research

Researchers have found that climate scenarios published by oil companies often lack sufficient scope in terms of emissions accounted for, timeframes and data transparency.