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  • Israel to Exempt Oil Pipeline from Environmental Regulations

    The Israeli National Infrastructure Committee plans to exempt the Europe Asia Pipeline Company (EAPC) from considering an environmental impact survey for its installation in Ashkelon, Israeli newspaper Haaretz has reported.   EAPC, formerly the Eilar-Ashkelon Pipeline, operates three crude oil pipelines and one pipeline for…

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  • UKOGA forecasts hydrogen future for Bacton hub

    The Bacton hub could provide low carbon energy for London and south-east England for decades to come and help in the drive to net zero greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study commissioned by the UK Oil and Gas Authority (UKOGA).   The study suggests…

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  • Activists Demand Biden Kill More Pipeline Projects

    Environmentalists emboldened by this week’s defeat of Keystone XL are pressuring President Biden to revoke permits for other oil and gas pipelines, warning their votes depend on the administration blocking fossil fuel infrastructure.   “If you need and want us — as I know the…

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  • Net zero emissions imposed on Woodside’s Pluto LNG project

    The Western Australian government has imposed a net zero emissions condition on approval of Woodside Petroleum’s proposed expansion of the Pluto LNG project on the Burrup Peninsula near Dampier.   The ruling follows advice to the government from the Environmental Protection Authority and imposes the…

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  • Wave energy prototype starts sea trials offshore Orkney

    Mocean Energy has started testing its Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC) Scapa Flow test site in Orkney.   Later this summer the 20-metre (65.6-foot) long, 38-metric ton (41.88-ton) wave machine will be moved to EMEC’s grid connected wave…

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  • Colombia Oil Producer Harnesses Geothermal Energy

    Parex Resources Inc produces oil and gas from conventional onshore wells in Colombia’s Llanos and Magdalena basins. On the Las Maracas oil field, it is also producing geothermal energy via modular units to generate approximately 100 kilowatts of electricity for powering pumps and other equipment…

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  • Oil giant BP announces offshore wind bid in Norway

    British oil and gas major BP is joining the recently established consortium between Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind, which is preparing a bid to build an offshore wind farm in Norway.   The consortium will propose to develop an offshore wind project in the Sørlige…

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