Supply chain challenges, energy shortages: Impacts on PF mining projects
Global supply chain and energy shortage issues are having a continued impact on limited recourse project financed mining projects. Norton Rose Fulbright counsels Felicity Brown and Matt Hacking identify the current issues being faced by mining companies in the procurement and development of their projects, what steps mining companies can take to proactively deal with these challenges and mitigate their cost overrun exposure, and how these issues are being viewed by the financial institutions lending to these projects.
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.
Global: 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 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.