Tag Archives: net zero

OGUK responds to Shell’s net-zero pledge

Commenting on Shell’s pledge made on 11th February, to accelerate the drive for net zero emissions, OGUK sustainability director Mike Tholen said: “It is an exciting time for the country’s oil and gas industry as we see companies including Shell Read more »


Industry responds to CCC Sixth Carbon Budget

The Sixth Carbon Budget published from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) outlines the requirement for a 78% reduction in UK territorial emissions between 1990 and 2035. Despite bringing forward the UK’s previous 80% reduction target by nearly 15 years, Read more »


Ground-breaking report from UKPIA proposes net zero pathway

UKPIA

A recent report released by UKPIA claims that the UK downstream oil sector is already playing a significant role in meeting societal targets for decarbonisation and is capable and willing to do more to reach net zero. The ground-breaking report, Read more »


John Lewis Partnership steps away from fossil fuels

The John Lewis Partnership has announced that it is stepping up its commitment to reducing carbon emissions by building a dedicated biomethane gas filling station to enable its largest heavy goods vehicles to use a low-carbon alternative to diesel. This Read more »


Carbon capture project emerges from Humber refineries

Last week, in another significant industry step towards contributing to the UK Government’s Net zero objectives, Phillips 66, Uniper and VPI Immingham announced a memorandum of understanding to co-develop Humber Zero. A multi-million pound carbon capture and hydrogen project on Read more »


Industry body sees transition as the solution

Deirdre Michie

The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry, OGUK, has called for the transition to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions to be at the heart of its recovery plan after a stark warning that up to 30,000 Read more »


Total commits support to carbon neutrality target

Becoming the fourth oil major to commit to ‘net zero’, Total has announced its target of net zero emissions in Europe by 2050. The company has also committed to becoming carbon-neutral across its worldwide operations by 2050 or sooner and Read more »


UKIFDA supportive of Scottish energy consultation proposals

Guy Pulham

UKIFDA has urged the Scottish Government to consider the 135,000 households in Scotland who use oil to heat their homes when setting the energy policy in its response to the recent ‘Energy Efficient Scotland: Improving energy efficiency in owner occupied Read more »