Industrial feed stock
Petrochemicals are one of the largest drivers of global oil demand and demand for petchems feedstock and industrial fuels will continue to gather pace as economic activity recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Green recovery to accelerate the energy transition
Decarbonising the energy system must go beyond expanding the utilisation of renewable energy to include measures that tackle emissions from continued hydrocarbon production and consumption
Deep in the heart of texas
From the ashes of the collapse in oil prices comes the opportunity of the energy transition.
COVID-19 is accelerating the move to renewables
The pandemic and resulting fall in demand for energy is hitting the willingness to fund oil and gas projects more than those involving renewable energy.
Alberta launches $40 million agribusiness challenge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Food producers, processors and agribusinesses are facing increasing pressure to expand the production of locally-grown food, while curbing emissions and operating in a more sustainable manner.
Can you claim a carbon credit for shutting down due to the pandemic?
If you shut down your business due to the pandemic and therefore are not emitting greenhouse gases (GHGs), can you claim a carbon credit?
Climate change and sustainability
Prior to COVID-19, few people would have found an obvious practical connection between a pandemic and climate change. But with hindsight, the connections are manifold – as discussed below, some are obvious, some more subtle, while others are still playing out.
The energy market in a global pandemic
Long-term participants in the energy sector have weathered significant fluctuations in oil and gas prices in the past, most recently during the 2014/2015 oil price crash. However, the current circumstances are unprecedented.
International carbon markets update: The state of play in light of COVID-19
The far-reaching impacts of the measures implemented worldwide to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus will have significant implications for the development of international carbon markets, as well as the ongoing UN negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This update provides a snapshot of the current state of play in relation to carbon markets and climate negotiations more broadly in light of the global response to the pandemic.