Exxon CEO Warns That Consumers Will Pay For Hasty Energy Transition

Exxon CEO Warns That Consumers Will Pay For Hasty Energy Transition

ExxonMobil expects all new cars sold two decades from now to be electric vehicles. But the US supermajor also believes that people will “pay a high price” in this rush to renewables without providing the energy the society currently needs, Exxon’s chief executive Darren Woods told CNBC’s David Faber in an interview last week. Exxon … Read more

The World Is Failing In Both Energy Affordability And Climate Goals

The World Is Failing In Both Energy Affordability And Climate Goals

Global energy investment is on the rise and expected to grow by 8 percent annually this year, pushed up by record spending on clean energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its new report World Energy Investment 2022. On the face of it, that’s great news for global energy supply and climate goals. But … Read more

US Increases Biofuel Blending Requirements

US Increases Biofuel Blending Requirements

The EPA finalized US biofuel blending requirements for 2020, 2021, and 2022, according to Bloomberg sources familiar with the plan. Laying out what is known as the Renewable Fuel Standard, or RFS, the EPA will require refiners and importers to mix in 20.63 billion gallons of renewable fuel into gasoline and diesel in 2022—15 billion … Read more

The Problem With America’s LNG Boom

The Problem With America’s LNG Boom

America’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports are booming amid a global energy crisis and a European drive to wean itself off Russian gas. US shipments of natural gas have jumped to all-time highs this year as the United States is intent on helping Europe cut its dependence on Putin’s gas. As demand for natural gas … Read more

Oil Sands Financing From Canadian Banks Doubles

Oil Sands Financing From Canadian Banks Doubles

Despite pledges of net-zero portfolios, Canadian banks doubled their funding for Canada’s oil sands production and related projects to $16.8 billion last year, according to data from a recent report by environmental groups crunched by the Financial Times. Bank financing for 30 top oil sands production companies and six key oil sands pipeline companies increased … Read more

Rumors Of A Coordinated Oil Reserve Release Keep Prices Rangebound

Rumors Of A Coordinated Oil Reserve Release Keep Prices Rangebound

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