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Leading Investors Back Shell's Climate Targets

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces plans to set short-term targets as part of a long-term ambition to reduce the Net Carbon Footprint of its energy products. The company plans to link these targets to executive remuneration, subject to shareholder approval. Shell is announcing the plans ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 11 days agoPress > ShellRoyal Dutch ShellClimate +1

Dr. Daniel Fine: Trump and Oil in Trade Geopolitics

Unlike 1973, and its oil embargo against the United States, there is no supply threat from the Middle East. Consequently, only a demand unknown moves the price of crude oil. Permian/Delaware has displaced the Middle East as a source and even Mexico imports U.S. production.  This has caused euphori ...

Will Fine


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > United StatesMiddle EastPermian +69

The silly Season!

Some years ago, given my blank response to a question, one of my bosses at Beyond Prudence decided to educate me about “The Season” which (apparently) once was the summer period when ‘debutante' balls were on in London and South East England but now describes the period from the Chelsea Flower Show ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > ClimateClimate ChangesCO2 +1

While E&Ps sleep!

David Bamford writes: In a previous article I highlighted what I will refer to as the “Tillerson Paradox” – namely the recognition that oil & gas are likely to remain a dominant component of energy supply for decades to come and yet accepting that carbon emissions (CO2 and CH4) are almost certainly ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > ClimateMajorsE&Ps

The test of a first rate intelligence….matched by inertia elsewhere

David Bamford writes: Most of you will have noticed that Rex Tillerson, former boss of ExxonMobil - also multi multi-millionaire courtesy of his remuneration package - is now the US Secretary of State, running that great country's international diplomacy. Having bumped into his former employer's ide ...

Petromall Insights


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > ClimateSupplies of oil & gas

Statoil: Well positioned for a low-carbon future

“In a low-carbon future, we need oil & gas producers who can deliver energy at low cost, with low emissions. Therefore, the NCS will become even more attractive and important,” says Statoil CEO Eldar Sætre. Sætre is speaking today at the Autumn Conference 2016, hosted by Statoil in cooperation with ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoPress > StatoilClimateEnvironment +1

Fracking: ‘Gang plank to climate chaos’ or ‘necessary part of decarbonisation’?

BY RUTH HAYHURST A supporter and opponent of onshore fracking went head to head at Westminster yesterday in a debate on shale gas. Professor Peter Strachan (pictured left), of Robert Gordon University, and Stephen Tindale, co-founder of Climate Answers, were giving evidence to the All Party Pa ...

Katie Woodward - OilVoice


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > FrackingDebatePeter Strachan +4