Oil and gas companies

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Old UK oilwells could be turned into CO2 burial test sites
Exclusive: Consortium of energy firms and universities says underground storage of hydrogen can also be investigated

Damian Carrington Environment editor

06, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Exclusive: oil companies’ profits soared to $174bn this year as US gas prices rose
Exxon, Chevron, Shell and BP among group of 24 who resisted calls to increase production but doled out shareholder dividends

Oliver Milman

06, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Environmental activists challenge ‘unlawful’ UK fossil fuel plan in high court
Climate campaigners claim the government is giving billions of pounds in subsidies to oil and gas producers

Robin McKie Science Editor

04, Dec, 2021 @1:01 PM

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Why some of your favorite podcasts are filled with oil company ads
Exxon and other fossil fuel companies are running podcast ads that suggest they are taking aggressive climate action. Climate experts call them greenwashing

Amy Westervelt

04, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The Guardian view on North Sea oil: keep it in the ground | Editorial
Editorial: Britain won’t persuade anyone else to ditch fossil fuels when it won’t do so itself


03, Dec, 2021 @6:27 PM

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Shell U-turn on Cambo could mean end for big North Sea oil projects
Industry sources say Siccar Point will struggle to find new partner to take on Shell’s 30% stake in oilfield

Jillian Ambrose

03, Dec, 2021 @5:55 PM

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Shell to go ahead with seismic tests in whale breeding grounds after court win
Judgment rules company can blast sound waves in search for oil along South Africa’s eastern coastline

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

03, Dec, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Woodside’s new Western Australian gas project ‘a bet against’ global 1.5C goal, report finds
Climate Analytics says Scarborough project’s emissions expected to be 1.37bn tonnes of CO2, which would slow push to reach net zero

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

02, Dec, 2021 @8:41 PM

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Shell pulls out of Cambo oilfield project
Green campaigners welcome oil giant’s decision not to go ahead with controversial project off Shetland

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @7:49 PM

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Last-minute attempt to stop Shell’s oil exploration of whale breeding grounds
Campaigners file legal challenge against seismic survey along South Africa’s Eastern Cape province

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @5:13 PM

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Oil price drops 10% in biggest one-day fall since early days of pandemic
Emergence of possibly vaccine-resistant B.1.1.529 variant threatens to reverse recent gains just as travel and economic activity were beginning to recover

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

26, Nov, 2021 @12:22 PM

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How high will emissions be from Woodside’s giant new gas project in Western Australia? | Temperature Check
The company argues gas will do more than other sources of energy to help the world reach net zero – but it’s only comparing it with coal

Graham Readfearn

24, Nov, 2021 @11:02 PM

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