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Chevron Arm Launches $500 Million Fund to Invest in Low Carbon Technologies

(Reuters) – Chevron’s  venture capital arm launched on Tuesday its third fund to invest in renewable energy technologies with a $500 million commitment, as oil majors look to diversify their business in the face of pressure to reduce their emissions. Like the previous two funds, the Future Energy Fund III will focus on innovations in industrial …

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CERAWEEK 2024: Oil Mergers, Clean Fuels vie for Attention at Houston Energy Conference

HOUSTON, (Reuters) – Top oil executives and ministers descend on Houston this week for one of the world’s biggest energy conferences emboldened by blockbuster mergers, stable oil prices and less pressure for a large-scale move to clean fuels. Global oil prices have remained in a range between $75 and $85 per barrel, a level fueling …

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CERAWeek’s Yergin on What to Expect at Big Energy Conference

Meeting demand and transitioning to clean energy amid geopolitical tensions will dominate conversations among industry heavyweights at CERAWeek in Houston next week. More than 7,000 people are headed to Houston this week to attend CERAWeek by S&P Global with a key question in mind: How to meet increasing demand for power amid the transition to …

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U.S.-Based CarbonCapture Raises $80 Mln from Saudi Aramco, Others

  Summary Series A funding round led by Prime Movers Lab Aramco Ventures, Amazon Climate Pledge Fund also backers Cash to drive technology development, field installations WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) – Los Angeles-based CarbonCapture, which aims to build machines that suck carbon dioxide out of the air to fight climate change, said it had raised …

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U.S. Carbon Pipeline Company Pledges No Oil Recovery, but Bakken Drillers Want It

March 11 (Reuters) – Summit Carbon Solutions, which is trying to build the biggest carbon dioxide capture pipeline in the United States to transport and bury greenhouse gases, has repeatedly pledged its project will not be used by drillers to boost output from oil fields. But Summit has a different message for prospective clients, including …

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Cenovus Blasts Canadian Government Over Lack of Support for Carbon Capture

‘Stick-based approach with some carrots thrown in’ Bloomberg News Robert Tuttle Cenovus Energy Inc. blasted the Canadian government for not providing enough financial support for the oilsands industry’s proposed $16.5-billion carbon capture system. The federal government has proposed tax credits covering about half of the capital costs for the project, and Alberta has offered a 12 per …

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ExxonMobil, Shell to Work with Singapore on Carbon Capture and Storage Project

March 1 (Reuters) – Global energy majors Exxon Mobil and Shell will work with Singapore to develop a cross-border carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, both companies said on Friday. The Singapore-based units of the two companies, ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. and Shell Singapore Pte. Ltd., have formed the S-Hub consortium to work with the Singapore …

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Carbon Capture Tech a ‘Complete Falsehood’, Says Fortescue Metals Chairman

(Reuters) – Carbon capture is not a solution for the energy transition and political leaders need to provide real, non-greenwashed, commitments to encourage investment, Andrew Forrest, executive chairman of Fortescue Metals, said on Tuesday. Speaking at the 50th anniversary meeting of the International Energy Agency, Australian billionaire Forrest said the investment community needs a level-playing …

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Carbon Markets Have a Long Shot at redemption

(Reuters Breakingviews) – The United States has grand plans for carbon markets. Washington’s idea,  for an Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA) targets one of climate finance’s biggest challenges – the need,  to increase clean energy investment in the developing world excluding China sevenfold by the early 2030s, to $1.9 trillion annually. John Kerry, U.S. President Joe Biden’s …

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The World’s Next Big Carbon Capture Challenge? Figuring Out How to Use It

Skepticism about how to commercialize — and use — carbon capture is growing. So is the debate over how to deploy it equitably and safely. By Michelle Ma – Bloomberg Carbon capture is having a moment. Companies such as Chevron Corp. are building technology to capture carbon dioxide from smokestacks while others such as Microsoft Corp. are investing in …

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