Baker Hughes to become net-zero company by 2050

Oilfield services major Baker Hughes has announced the release of its 2020 Report on Corporate Responsibility which outlines its corporate strategy for a sustainable energy future. Baker Hughes said on Thursday that it supported the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement, and it believes that the private sector has a crucial role to play in... Continue Reading →

Chevron: No Plans to Shrink Oil & Gas Business

U.S. oil major Chevron Corp has no plans to shrink its oil and gas business for wind and solar energy unlike some rivals, Chief Financial Officer Pierre Breber said on Thursday, amid pressure from shareholders to lower carbon emissions. Major oil and gas producers are facing pressure from investors to lower greenhouse gas emissions and... Continue Reading →

Cost cuts for green hydrogen key to wider adoption

(Reuters) - Reducing the cost of producing clean hydrogen, through large investments and government subsidies, will be key in the wider adoption of the fuel in coming years, panelists said during the Reuters Events: Global Energy Transition conference. So-called green hydrogen, made by using renewable energy to power electrolysers to convert water, is being backed... Continue Reading →

Schlumberger commits to reaching net-zero by 2050

Giant oilfield services provider Schlumberger is the next company in line to commit to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. Schlumberger said on Tuesday that it spent 18 months conducting extensive analysis and working with experts to produce a decarbonization plan. With minimal reliance on offsets, the plan is focused on reducing scope... Continue Reading →

Equinor CEO Calls for More Offshore Wind Areas

Countries worldwide should make more offshore areas available for wind farms than they do currently if they want to fulfil their climate ambitions, the chief executive of Norwegian oil firm Equinor told Reuters. Like other European oil majors, Equinor is developing a portfolio of renewable projects while continuing to produce oil and gas, with offshore... Continue Reading →

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