Many doubts arise when considering investment into Upstream in 2022; will there be expanded restrictions on funds and financiers, or will there be a repeat of the demand slump in early 2021, or will OPEC+ utilize their reserves to shift the price point to one that suits their objectives best. Such uncertainties will often worry the generalist investor but for the energy specialist with experience of the oil and gas cycles, the near future looks far more enticing.
The Global Methane Pledge seeks to acknowledge the agreements that have preceded it and to build greater action upon those collaborations. Led by the US and the EU, together with 17 major economies, the Pledge was launched at COP26 to “catalyze global action and strengthen support for existing international methane emission reduction initiatives to advance technical and policy work that will serve to underpin Participants’ domestic actions.”
At the World Energy Capital Assembly on 29 November 2021, a panel of experts provided their insights on the ability of companies in the oil and gas sector to access and maintain capital in the current economic and political climate. This article builds on that panel discussion and considers how (E&P) companies are balancing their corporate image with the need to remain profitable and deliver investor returns.
The Energy Council sat down with Tassos Vlassopoulos ahead of the World Energy Capital Assembly 2021.
The Energy Council sat down with Mitch Flegg ahead of the World Energy Capital Assembly 2021.
The Energy Council sat down with Dr Nick Mayhew, Chief Commercial Officer at Axora, to discuss the business’ approach to working with O&G leaders and their recent Innovation Report.
In the United States, we examine how offshore wind presents a significant opportunity for local economic growth and job creation. They also consider the new bipartisan Senate infrastructure bill that emphasizes reauthorization, research, resilience and reliability. If passed, this bill will provide more than $1 trillion in improvements to the nation’s physical infrastructure. Read more here.
Many of the household major oil and gas companies have begun shifting their market position to better prepare for the impending climate revolution. This energy supply shift has been imagined in several scenarios, which in essence are distilled to: our current path, our stated path and the necessary path needed to reach net-zero emissions. Inevitably, the stuttering and profiteering has led us to the brink and now we, as a global society, must rely on our ingenuity to restore the planet to a stable state.
Easier said than done, of course, however making this process possible is the integration of advanced digital technologies into robust, legacy mechanical technologies. The rise of this digitalization has been known in the industry, as Oil and Gas 4.0 – referring to the technological era of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Energy companies have engaged in developing the concept of ‘digital twins’ – a digital model that reflects the physical. By integrating a network of sensors and monitoring equipment throughout a system, there can be a real-time oversight of operations and wider capabilities to analyse system efficiencies over time.
The Energy Council sat down with Steve Edwards, CEO of Tailwind Energy, to discuss how our industry will grow and innovate over the next few years.
Andrea Course, Venture Principal at Shell Ventures joins the Investor Series Podcast to talk about Shell Ventures and its role in identifying and investing in start-up companies that can help Shell both to meet its emissions reduction targets and to accelerate the energy & mobility transformation. Listen to the full episode here.
Ben Heinzelmann, President of Energy Domain came onto the podcast to walk us through the evolution of the Minerals Management space and how his team has continued adding value to their minerals clients through the launch of Energy Domain and Energy Freelance. Listen here.
This week, the Energy Council’s Jack Ingram is in the guest seat with Ritz Steytler, CEO of Axora to discuss what he has learned from the series. Listen in to find out what’s preventing energy companies from going digital and how the sector will change in the next three years. Listen here.
John Seabourn, the Chief Digital Officer at the Oil and Gas Authority, sits down with the Energy Council’s Jack Ingram to share how the regulator is strengthening relations with operators and spurring digitalisation in a big way. Listen here.
Energy Council’s Jack Ingram is joined by Alexander Lubchansky, Business Development Manager at Tyrion to discuss how easy it is to adopt technology and how operators can make the most of their deployments.. Listen here.