Tagged Global Warming

Will BP, Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil ever reach net zero emissions?

By Dario Kenner Hello everyone, I have just joined this group and would like to hear your opinion on the following questions:1) Will BP, Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil ever reach net zero emissions?2) What is the role of policy makers in accelerating the energy transition?3) How does the amount and type of compensation that executives and…

EU approves €400 million aid scheme to develop renewables in Denmark

By Renewable Energy World The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Danish aid scheme to support electricity production from renewable sources: onshore and offshore wind, wave power plants, hydroelectric power plants and solar PV. The measure will help Denmark reach its renewable energy targets without unduly distorting competition and will contribute…

Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station?

By Charley Rattan Next port of call – the methanol bunkering station?“Methanol’s physical and chemical properties are ideal for combustion engines and it has excellent ignition properties,” explains Toni Stojcevski, General Manager, Sales, Project Services at Wärtsilä. “It’s one of the best alternative fuels to meet current and future emissions targets in terms of NOx,…

Hydrogen—When Free Isn’t Cheap Enough — Redux

By Charles Botsford, PE Should you believe in hydrogen? Well, yes. It’s number one on the periodic chart. It’s abundant. It powers suns. And without it, we wouldn’t have water.The real question is: which applications would benefit from the use of hydrogen, and which won’t? In business and technology, just because you can do something…

7 ways to reduce the power bill

By Rafael Herzberg 7 ways to reduce the power billThere is usually ample room for savings. I refer to power bills of companies or institutions (regulated or deregulated):1. Better adjusting contracted demand vis-à-vis registered ones2. Eliminating power factor fines3. Eliminating fines for exceeding contracted demand (ratchet or fixed)4. Choosing the most appropriate rate structure for…

North Sea Transition Deal

By Charley Rattan North Sea Transition Deal 1. The sector committing to early targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from production against a 2018 baseline and the government identifying potential funding opportunities for early offshore electrification.2. The Deal will commit to deliver investment of up to £14-16 billion by 2030 in new energy…

ME-TECH 2022 – Middle East Technology Forum for Refining & Petrochemicals

By Joanna Papa ME-TECH continues to be the premier technical downstream event in the Middle East bringing together leading refining and petrochemical professionals to network and share valuable knowledge on the very latest industry innovations, market trends, challenges and the opportunities that come with them.ME-TECH 2022 is designed especially for the region’s Refiners and.. Click…

OPEX MENA 2022 – Excellence in Safety & Operations

By Joanna Papa For organisations involved in highly complex operations including oil, gas, chemicals and aluminium, the goals of attaining a high level of operational excellence and reaching a target of zero accidents, have always been closely intertwined.In 2022, we will take a close look at safety leadership and management culture, as well as the…

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