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  • Rystad Energy-minh-khoi-le_feb2023
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    ​Hydrogen sector must tackle growing pains in 2024


    There is great interest in the hydrogen economy and the critical role it could play in helping to decarbonise transport, energy and industry. The sector is in its infancy but 2024 could be a landmark year, and development at-scale invariably brings about a few growing pains.

  • Project logisticians on alert as LNG terminal projects in crossfire

    Project logisticians on alert as LNG terminal projects in crossfire


    It’s election year in the USA, and so begins the quadrennial state of flux where presidential candidates set out their positions and priorities – during which, the energy sector often gets caught in the crossfire. Mooted delays to large-scale LNG export projects will be a cause for concern for project logistics and heavy lift specialists.

  • IEEFA mining scope 3 emissions targets
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    Mining’s scope III emissions under the spotlight


    Mining houses can expect to face growing investor pressure to address their Scope III greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). For example, neither Rio Tinto or BHP has a measurable Scope III emissions reduction target.

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    OEUK ‘concerned’ over UK offshore auction results


    On September 8, the UK government announced the results of the latest offshore wind auction – Auction Round 5 (AR5). Results showed no bids for new offshore wind farms, but there were deals for solar, tidal and onshore wind projects.

  • DeepOcean becomes supplier for Nordseecluster A
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    DeepOcean becomes supplier for Nordseecluster A


    RWE has appointed ocean services provider DeepOcean as preferred supplier of subsea installation services in connection with the Nordseecluster A offshore wind development off the German coast.

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    West Africa power projects set to lead logistics rebound

    Demand for power in West Africa has helped project cargo markets limit the impact of Covid-19. However, future recovery will depend on a solution to the region’s growing maritime security problems, reports David Whitehouse.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Project cargo presses ahead in volatile markets

    Project cargo presses ahead in volatile Canadia market


    Following the shocks of Covid-19 and a plunging oil price, many of Canada’s hydrocarbon projects have been hit hard. However, the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors have been much more steady, writes Gregory DL Morris. 

  • LNG projects move forward at Brownsville

    LNG projects move forward at Brownsville


    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved proposals for new LNG projects, totalling USD38.75 billion, at the port of Brownsville, USA.

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    Wood Mackenzie predicts upstream growth


    January 13 - Wood Mackenzie is forecasting that the investment cycle in the upstream oil and gas industry will show the first signs of growth in 2017 since 2014 and final investment decisions (FIDs) will double, compared with 2016.

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    Energy glut could postpone LNG developments


    September 7 - A global oversupply of LNG, in addition to a spate of new LNG projects due for final investment decision (FID) in 2015/16, could depress the market for LNG in Asia until 2025, says analyst Wood Mackenzie.

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    2015 - a year of shelved oil projects?


    December 9 - The dramatic fall in the price of oil is causing major doubts about the viability of many oil and gas projects, says Rystad Energy.