OilWire Issue #11: #OilFreeLofoten victory; Is the IEA like Google Maps?; The dirtiest banks since Paris

April 17, 2019Newsletter

“When I use Google Maps, it gives me several options, but I usually take the one it highlights without thinking too much about it. Do energy and climate road maps work the same way?,” asked Liam Denning in a recent column for Bloomberg. In the text that follows, Denning lays out why more than 60 prominent business leaders, investors, and climate scientists sent a letter to the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) earlier this month.

OilWire Issue #10: Norway makes Big Oil nervous; Enbridge delays Line 3; ‘Fight for the Bight’ heats up

March 15, 2019Newsletter

As we head into annual meeting season, oil majors are under pressure to respond to investors skeptical of their future profitability under climate constraints, or what the Financial Times terms the industry’s “existential crisis.” That pressure ratcheted up last week when Norway’s government moved to divest the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund from upstream exploration and production companies.

OilWire Issue #2: A new bulletin on the path off of oil & gas

June 4, 2018Newsletter

Through the first half of 2018, we’ve seen a growing list of countries take first steps to place limits on fossil fuel production. The world will need more of these ‘first movers’ if we’re going to close the stark gap between current climate pledges and the ambition needed to achieve the Paris goals.