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FERC, carbon pricing, electric market, greenhouse gas, emissions, GHG, emission control, policy

FERC proposes policy on carbon pricing

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has proposed a policy statement to clarify that it has jurisdiction over organized wholesale electric market rules that incorporate a state-determined carbon...
20 November 2020
FESAM, LDAR, BWON, registration, safety, Tanks, fugitive emissions summit americas, conference, 2020, program

Putting safety first at Fugitive Emissions Summit

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for Fugitive Emissions Summit Americas! Join us in-person at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria, or virtually. Click to register now - free of charge!This exciting conference and exhibition...
19 November 2020
Eni, carbon capture, oil and gas authority, CS, license, carbon storage

Carbon capture license awarded to Eni

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is pleased to announce it has awarded a carbon dioxide (CO2) appraisal and storage license (CS licence) to Eni UK Limited (Eni). The CS license will cover an area located...
18 November 2020
Railroad Commission of Texas, RRC, oil and gas, flaring, venting

Texas oil regulator adopts new flaring rules

Texas oilfield production workers will now be required to show why they need permission to flare or vent natural gas under updated rules approved by state regulators.For several months the Railroad Commission...
17 November 2020
emission control, refining, oil and gas

Oxy first US oil major to target net zero emissions

Occidental Petroleum Corp. (Oxy) has became the first major U.S. oil producer to aim for net zero emissions from everything it drills, extracts and sells. The Houston-based company announced a target to...
16 November 2020

BKR signs agreement to acquire Compact Carbon Capture

Baker Hughes (BKR) announced that it is acquiring Compact Carbon Capture (3C), a pioneering technology development company specializing in carbon capture solutions. The acquisition underpins Baker Hughes’...
16 November 2020
emission control, fugitive emissions, refining

Enbridge joins Shell, BP with 2050 emissions goal

Enbridge Inc. became the largest company in the North American oil industry to set a goal of eliminating all net emissions from its operations by 2050, joining major European producers in providing cl...
12 November 2020
carbon capture, industry

Baker Hughes dips into carbon capture

Baker Hughes announced it is acquiring Compact Carbon Capture (3C), a pioneering technology development company specializing in carbon capture solutions. The acquisition underpins Baker Hughes’ strategic...
11 November 2020
US, climate change, regulation update

US reaffirms commitment to climate change

Under the newly elected Biden administration, the United States will have a much more progressive position on climate change than the previous administration. Biden has already laid out a USD $2 trillion...
10 November 2020
controllable gating membranes, carbon emissions,emission control, MIT, waste gases, refining, energy, separation units, energy efficiency

Controllable gating membranes capture carbon

MIT offers a means of continuously removing carbon dioxide from a stream of waste gases with a new membrane. The gas permeability of the electrochemically assisted membrane can be switched on and off as...
09 November 2020