Tag: oil and gas industry

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Oil-and-Gas Companies Seek ESG Loans

December 27, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The oil-and-gas industry is increasingly looking to tap the rapidly growing pool of ESG-linked financing. Not everyone is convinced by the companies’ pledges to cut emissions, which underpin the loans. Since 2021, a handful of North American fossil-fuel companies have […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Hilcorp, Exxon and Conoco Top Greenhouse Gas Emitters

July 14, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Hilcorp Energy Co., Exxon Mobil Corp., Conoco COP -5.27%▼Phillips and Occidental Petroleum Corp. OXY -3.40%▼ are the U.S. oil-and-gas industry’s top emitters of planet-warming greenhouse gases, according to a new report based on federal data. The four companies are also […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Pandemic Pain Persists for Big Oil Companies

October 1, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The global oil-and-gas industry remains under extreme financial pressure as demand for fossil fuels rebounds slowly after being crushed by the coronavirus pandemic. Some of the largest western oil companies including Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell PLC signaled […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

New Mexico governor moves to limit methane emissions, combat climate change

January 30, 2019

Via: Reuters

The New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department and Environment Department were directed to enact methane emission reduction “rules as soon as practicable,” the executive order said. Lujan Grisham, a recently-elected Democrat, campaigned on the promise of tightening environmental […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Data and Analytics Take Hold in Oil and Gas Production

January 9, 2018

Via: Industry Week

The oil and gas industry, like many others, is embracing and intensifying its use of data and analytics. And it is no surprise. The industry has learned what other manufacturing industries have long known: tapping into the power of data […]