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15
Sep

Europe’s hydrogen ambitions

written by Chris Malins introduction Hydrogen has garnered much attention in recent years due in part to its relative novelty, but also due to the number of industries and sectors it can disrupt, and indeed must disrupt if we are to meet our COP-21 Paris agreements. The environmental necessity has clearly been understood by the...
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10
Sep

upstream GHG emissions reduction in a week

written by Max Peile & Safina Jivraj cleaning up upstream operations Independent oil and gas companies (“Independents”) are having to balance between rapidly adapting their operations to ‘the great existential challenge of our times’ whilst still maintaining an acceptable return to their investors. The pace of change is perceived by many to be too slow,...
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02
Sep

io awarded contract for NewGen Energy’s carbon neutral/green hydrogen project

io consulting (io) announced today that it has been awarded a contract for a bankable feasibility study (BFS) by NewGen Energy Limited (NewGen) to support development of a proposed carbon-neutral/green hydrogen production facility in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). The hydrogen output from the project is intended as a “green” input to ammonia production at the...
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20
Aug

zero emissions platforms

written by Stephanie Ng introduction In io consulting’s (io) Powerful Thinking article “associated gas – now it’s your turn to stand up and be counted!” [1], we considered the challenges of meeting the environmental targets for associated gas in the context of oil and gas developments. Building on this work, in this article we focus...
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30
Jul

io consulting’s progress to net zero watch

The Paris Agreement aims to keep the increase in global temperatures well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius. To do this will require a rapid cut in current rate of CO2 emissions and programmes to actively remove CO2 through...
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27
Jul

future-proofing the offshore industry

The energy transition and the UK’s drive to net-zero requires the oil and gas industry to embrace energy efficient operations, while supporting the growth of CCS, offshore renewables, and hydrogen. written by Mark Dickson Oil and gas as a source of energy is a significant fraction of the 2050 energy mix, despite many opinions in the popular...
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16
Jul

CCUS – how smaller E&Ps can get involved & maximise value

written by Rob Thomson & Anil Lad With the rise of clean, emission free renewable energy sources, oil & gas is becoming a smaller proportion of total global energy demand [1]. The oil & gas industry is responsible for a significant share of carbon emissions, with the 20 largest carbon emitters having contributed to 35%...
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10
Jul

fuel cell electric vehicles market & infrastructure considerations

As the energy transition progresses, a key area to consider is the decarbonisation of transportation. How this will be achieved remains the subject of fierce debate: will electric vehicles dominate the road?. Will hydrogen fuel cell vehicles take over?, or is the solution a blend of technologies?. Elon Musk has denounced fuel cells as ‘fool...
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23
Jun

why oil & gas companies should pivot to hydrogen

written by Mark Hollis The oil & gas industry will still be producing gas for at least another two decades to cater for at least 22% of the world’s energy consumption even in the IEA 2°C Scenario (2DS) as discussed in our earlier article[1]. Currently the industry still has social licence to operate and the...
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21
May

upstream field development planning course, online & in-person

with the oil industry experiencing a shock like no other in its history only the most resilient investments have a chance of going ahead. Our 4-day intensive upstream field development planning course is delivered online or in-person by instructors with real-world experience.   You can learn remotely through our highly interactive online course or arrange...
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