In his last days as the US president, Obama banned future drilling in Atlantic and Arctic waters.
Obama relies on a law from 1953, which allows governors to exclude areas at sea of drilling because “it is in the public interest.” Read More
With Trump as the new president, the world is worrying about the climate damage, he will cause.
Still we hear an increasingly interviews with relativizations.
LSP – Lunar Solar Power – can provide an unlimited power supply sent back to the earth in microwaves.
Why are international politicians the big holdout on this unlimited green power resource?
Could it be because the oil industry keeps paying off all the politicians? Read More
The shale industry is dumping en masse, fracking waste oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
The Center for Biological Diversity has released federal documents that reveal that officials approved more than 1,200 offshore fracks in 630 different wells in the four years from 2010 to 2014 in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More
Last May, Shell launched a new division for renewable energy, Martin Wetselaar, now responsible for integrated gas (including LNG), will lead the division ‘New Energy‘. Is Shell moving towards renewables?
The new division will be transferred to the existing activities in hydrogen, biofuels and renewable power generation. It will also be used as a basis for new activities in wind energy. Read More
“I will drill all the oil I can.”
This was said by Shell’s CEO Ben van Beurden. last weekend in an interview with News Hour. The boss of Shell responded to the question of whether his company – now there is a climate agreement – will pump less gas and oil?
No, was his answer. As long as the demand is there, Shell will pump all it can get.
“We’ve got to accelerate the transition away from dirty energy.”
The Paris Climate Agreement will change the world into a green era. Already, smart investors ignore the fossil industry.
They started to move because of the brutal pressure from activists 350.org and their divestment movement.
A portrait of the most successful climate campaign ever. Read More
The next decade fossil energy companies will lose possibly $ 2.2 trillion in investments, according CarbonTracker in a recent report.
The money will be lost in a low carbon future.
Global action on climate change and renewable energy investments will ensure the waste for fossil energy companies. Research was done at the current and future projects from oil, gas and coal companies until 2025. It concluded which projects would stop because of political actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to below two degrees global warming.
Two Dutch CEO’s are firmly stimulating international companies to major climate action: Paul Polman (CEO Unilever) and Peter Bakker (president of the WBCSD) are leading the ‘Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative (LCTPi).
Already 86 large enterprises have signed the LCTPi. Read More
A green revolution will ensure winners and losers. The coffers of the oil-producing countries will become discharged and that leads to riots and instability.
Germany and Denmark are Europe’s big winners in this green revolution. Why?
Shell has surprised the world, ceasing the oil exploration in the Chukchi Sea above Alaska.
The decision was announced last Monday at 7 am: the last day of the exploration permit in the Arctic.
The decision has been made by 3 arguments:
The last two sound the most convincing. The first argument ain’t. What’s going on?
Oil extraction Chukchi Sea Shell is desperately searching for new oil and gas fields, but must stay away from the Chukchi Sea.
29 vessels Shell have recently arrived at the drilling site in the Chukchi Sea north of Alaska to drill for oil.
During the summer periods, this sea is regularly free of ice, but the storm frequency has increased and the wave activity has increased by the melting of the sea ice. Read More
One of the richest countries in the world have turned to bonds to get money.
The British oil company BP has to return $ 18.7 billion for the Gulf oil spill.
This is the highest amount ever paid as claim by a company in the United States.
The 2010 disaster at BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig caused devastating pollution in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More
Since 2008, the area of Bodo, is a horribly polluted part of the Niger Delta in Nigeria.
Several oil spills, destroyed all nature and colored the area black.
This week, Shell will get it’s approval to resume drilling in the waters around Alaska from the US government.
The news has been reported by ‘The Guardian‘. According to the newspaper, Shell will get the permission next Wednesday.
It is expected that Minister Sally Jewell will ratify a positive recommendation from supervisor Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. Read More
Unfortunately the methane plans do not not cover pipeline transmission and gas distribution losses.
The administration will also continue its policy of suggesting and supporting voluntary oil and gas industry efforts to harness methane from drilling.
In the battle for oil and gas, Denmark is looming for control of the North Pole. Other interested countries are the US, Russia, Canada and Norway. All countries are thinking they have a right to claim the region. Yesterday, Denmark has claimed the rights of the north pole (via Greenland) in the UN. Read More