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Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions

The five-year agreements focus on progressing research in biofuels and bio-products, gas transport and conversion, climate and environment, and low-emissions technologies for the power and industrial sectors. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy-related sources will continue to grow in the coming decades. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Dow, in partnership with UPM Biofuels, a producer of advanced biofuels, announces the commercialization of a plastics offering for the packaging industry made from a bio-based renewable feedstock. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

ExxonMobil and Mosaic Materials said today that they have entered into an agreement to explore the advancement of breakthrough technology that can remove carbon dioxide from emissions sources. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

A newly released analysis found a "major overestimation" of methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations in the U.S. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

With the declared aim of accelerating progress on climate protection, the participants discussed innovative CO2-reduction technologies as well as new collaborative approaches. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

After a 2.7% increase in U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2018, EIA’s July Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts a 2.2% decrease in CO2 emissions for 2019. Read more

Power Generation

Oil and gas production and environmental protection have often been viewed by some groups as an either/or proposition. Read more

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BIC Magazine attends the largest upstream/offshore event of the year in Houston Read more

Offshore & Marine

Texas has more energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions than any other state, while Vermont has the least, according to EIA’s recently released Energy-related Carbon Dioxide Emissions by State, 2005-2016. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Dominion Energy fires up Greensville County Power Station; Tenaska Power Plant in Pennsylvania begins commercial operation; Entergy nuclear plants contribute to Louisiana's bright future Read more

Power Generation

Greenhouse gas emissions lower again in 2018, despite higher oil and gas output Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Equinor sold natural gas for around USD 26 billion in total in 2018, an increase of 29 percent from 2017. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The 2018 increase is the largest in energy-related CO2 emissions since 2010. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

California Drilling

Kit Leong

California clean air regulators will hold talks next Tuesday with their federal counterparts and the White House over Trump administration efforts to stop Sacramento from adopting tighter vehicle emissions rules than Washington. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

U.S. electric power sector carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) have declined 28% since 2005 because of slower electricity demand growth and changes in the mix of fuels used to generate electricity. Read more

Power Generation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded $9.6 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants to public and private partners in California. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced a target to maintain methane emissions intensity below 0.2% by 2025. This target covers all oil and gas assets for which Shell is the operator. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2017 fell to 5.14 billion metric tons, 0.9% lower than their 2016 levels, and coal emissions were the primary driver behind the decline. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Nordic country aims to develop a full-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) by 2022 as part of its commitment to slow climate change after dropping such a project at its Mongstad refinery in 2013. Norway’s oil and energy ministry said... Read more

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