Tag: CERAWeek

CCUS needed to fight climate change

CCUS needed to fight climate change

An article in Scientific American has underlined the importance of heavy investment in carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) in reducing emissions, alongside the use of renewables. The publication, that has featured contributions from the likes of Albert Einstein, noted that new improvements mean that the technology has become cheaper […]

Coal expected to surge for rest of 2018

Coal expected to surge for rest of 2018

Industry analysts have said that comments over coal’s decline are premature and in fact the commodity is expected to soar in the coming years with higher prices and strong demand from developing countries. The global coal industry has raised its target price of seaborne thermal coal, used to generate electricity […]

White House considering “Clean and Advanced Fossil Alliance”

White House considering “Clean and Advanced Fossil Alliance”

The Trump White House is currently considering a “Clean and Advanced Fossil Alliance” to advocate for coal and natural gas technology and exports with a list of other supportive countries, according to administration sources The proposition comes in response to the announcement of a coalition of nations pledging to phase […]

Rick Perry to discuss US clean coal expertise with world leaders

Rick Perry to discuss US clean coal expertise with world leaders

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has said in an interview with Washington Examiner that the current administration is promoting the use of American technology and fossil fuels around the world. Perry said: “For the foreseeable future, fossil fuels are going to play a really important role, not just in America, […]

Russia will not join OPEC, but will cooperate

Russia will not join OPEC, but will cooperate

Russia’s first deputy energy minister, Aleksey Texler, has said it does not see any reason why it need to join OPEC, although noted the importance of cooperation between OPEC and non-OPEC nations after the end of the production cuts. He said: “At present it is clear that the kind of […]

Rick Perry calls for global alliance to make fossil fuels cleaner

Rick Perry calls for global alliance to make fossil fuels cleaner

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has called for a global alliance of countries to encourage the use of fossil fuels in a clean and efficient way, speaking at CERAweek 2018. Perry said during his Opening Address: “We would welcome, and help lead for that matter, a global alliance of countries […]

IEA: CCS vital for global energy mix

IEA: CCS vital for global energy mix

During a talk at Ceraweek 2018, Fatih Birol said that it will be vital to incorporate the widespread use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) due to the global reliance of fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and gas. Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), highlighted […]

Industry and environmentalists come together in call for carbon capture

Industry and environmentalists come together in call for carbon capture

Energy companies and environmentalists have joined forces for the first time to call on governments to unleash the potential of carbon capture and storage (CCS). The heads of the world’s largest oil, gas and coal companies announced at a conference in Houston they would invest heavily in the technology in […]