Author: Alastair O’Dell
Senior Editor
PE Live: Hydrogen firms need to deliver on stock surge
7 August 2020
Pure play hydrogen energy system companies have massively outperformed their peers, and expectations are high they will start to deliver profits well before 2030
PE Live: Q&A on sustainable hydrogen supply chains
6 August 2020
Answers to questions on hydrogen transportation, reducing the costs of green hydrogen, Middle East hydrogen projects and the diversity of hydrogen production methods
PE Live: Hydrogen storage to boost offshore wind
3 August 2020
The ability to store and transport energy as hydrogen means that far more locations in the North Sea and elsewhere become viable for wind generation
Somalia announces regulator leadership
2 August 2020
Somali Petroleum Authority board has been approved by the Mogadishu government ahead of licensing round
PE Live: Local hydrogen policies may shape global industry
25 July 2020
EU member states and US state governments may have more impact on the development of the hydrogen economy than EU institutions or the US federal government
PE Live: Hydrogen policies must evolve with ‘ecosystems’
22 July 2020
Governments should adapt their strategies as the hydrogen economy develops, gradually moving from direct financial support to an oversight role
PE Live: Hydrogen set for widespread industrial use
18 July 2020
Technology for using hydrogen to reduce CO2 emissions is proven and large-scale projects are in development across power, steelmaking and maritime fuels among many sectors
Grand plans for gas infrastructure
17 July 2020
Gas Infrastructure Europe is coordinating plans to overhaul the continent’s distribution system in preparation for decarbonisation
EU stakes claim to hydrogen future
9 July 2020
Integrated plan sets bloc on course for world-leading role and to hit its Paris Agreement commitment
PE Live: Regulation needs to catch up with hydrogen development
24 June 2020
The rapid emergence of hydrogen as a potential major fuel and energy storage medium means regulation will need to be overhauled—and certain countries are already taking an early lead.
PE Live: Approaches to hydrogen may diverge
23 June 2020
The green hydrogen approach increasingly favoured by the EU and some western US states may not be suitable for other regions
French hydrogen mobility project passes major milestone
21 June 2020
Public-private joint venture Zero Emission Valley has announced partners to construct green hydrogen filling network
PE Live: Stars have aligned for hydrogen economy
21 June 2020
The versatility of hydrogen, for use as a decarbonised fuel and as energy storage for renewables, is attracting unprecedented interest
PE Live: Funding for the energy transition remains robust
18 June 2020
Oil and gas companies are largely maintaining their investment in the energy transition. If they do not, there are plenty of other firms looking for opportunities
PE Live: US and EU take divergent pathways to net zero
16 June 2020
The EU is pursuing a unified approach to the energy transition, while individual US states are taking the initiative on the road to a broadly similar destination
PE Live: Energy transition only mildly impacted by low oil prices
13 June 2020
While low demand and prices for oil and gas have pushed the transition down the list of priorities for many companies, the impact is likely to be only short-term
Germany targets global green hydrogen leadership
11 June 2020
The country’s national hydrogen strategy will support green hydrogen production and its adoption across the industrial and transport sectors
Going for green
5 June 2020
Heide Refinery has ambitious plans for green hydrogen, starting with replacing grey hydrogen in the production of its fuels and in the local chemicals industry
PE Live: OFSE sector should embrace the transition
22 May 2020
As the pace of the energy transition accelerates, oilfield companies are increasingly applying their engineering expertise to a more diverse range of applications
PE Live: OFSE consolidation needed to attract capital
21 May 2020
Creating larger companies with a greater reliance on technology could provide the stable and larger returns that investors seek
PE Live: OFSE sector being reshaped by downturn
14 May 2020
Oilfield services and equipment companies that survive the era of low prices are likely to emerge leaner, more innovative and with a greater focus on green energy
Turbulent times shine a light on imperfect contract structures
7 May 2020
The pandemic provides an opportunity for a significant reset of contract structures
Price crash may fuel contract renegotiation push
6 May 2020
A prolonged era of sustained lower oil prices could result in widespread pressure to renegotiate contracts
Covid-19 may not justify force majeure
5 May 2020
The declaring party will need to demonstrate a causal link between the pandemic and the reason it is unable to fulfil its obligations
PE Live: Covid-19 may not justify force majeure
23 April 2020
The declaring party will need to demonstrate a causal link between the pandemic and the reason it is unable to fulfil its obligations
All systems go
9 April 2020
New Siemens oil and gas CEO Thorbjoern Fors says that every fuel source and technology should be in the energy mix as the world economy strives towards carbon neutrality