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US Senate, EPA, Michael Regan, EPA Adminstrator

US Senate confirms Michael Regan as EPA administrator

On March 10th, the U.S. Senate confirmed Michael Regan as the 16th Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. Regan, who started his career at the EPA before leaving to work at the Environmental...
11 March 2021
HTOO & BGR plan green hydrogen projects in India

HTOO & BGR plan green hydrogen projects in India

Fusion Fuel Green PLC (HTOO), a green hydrogen technology company has signed an MoU with BGR Energy Systems Limited (BGRENERGY), the EPC company, to develop green hydrogen projects in India. The companies...
10 March 2021

Energean plans Greek Carbon storage and H2 facility

Energean Plc submitted a proposal to the Greek government to build a carbon dioxide storage facility and a hydrogen plant in northern Greece close to the Prinos oil field.The project would be the first...
10 March 2021
ExxonMobil, carbon pricing, refining, API

API considers backing carbon pricing

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is considering backing a government-imposed price on carbon dioxide emissions as a way to slow global warming, which is an incremental policy shift by the oil industry’s...
09 March 2021
Egypt signs green hydrogen agreement with DEME

Egypt signs green hydrogen agreement with DEME

Egypt’s Ministries of Electricity and Petroleum and the Navy signed a cooperation agreement with the Belgian "DEME" company to start special studies for producing "green hydrogen" and exporting it from Egypt....
08 March 2021

C-Capture completes £8M funding round

C-Capture announced that it has completed an £8M funding round supported by existing shareholders IP Group, Drax, and bp Ventures, with additional funding from the British Business Bank’s Future Fund....
08 March 2021

Chevron Commits $300M To Low-Carbon Technology

Chevron Technology Ventures, LLC (CTV) announced the launch of its USD $300-million Future Energy Fund II focused on technologies that have the potential to enable affordable, reliable, and ever-cleaner...
05 March 2021
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The March issue is available now!

As proper valve sealing is one of the primary ways to reduce fugitive emissions, and decrease a facility’s environmental impact, this month’s Special Topic is on Sealing Technologies. Highlighted by our...
04 March 2021
Shell, Shell Canada, greenhouse gas emissions, GHG, credits, emissions, fugitive emissions, oilsands, Canada

Shell team to power energy transition & reduce emission

The president and country head for Shell Canada says its transition into a provider of cleaner energy is being driven by a network of “agile teams” of employees who are examining between 30 and 40 project...
03 March 2021
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Upgrade Your Valves to Reduce Your Fugitive Emissions

Fugitive emissions have always been dangerous to employees, communities, and the health of the environment and the planet as a whole. This universal concern has proven to be difficult to address until...
01 March 2021