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Saudi Aramco Creates $1.5B Energy Transition Fund

Oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco has created a $1.5 billion fund to invest in technology supporting a stable and inclusive energy transition. It was unveiled at the sixth edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) and is among the largest sustainability-focused venture capital funds globally. Managed by Aramco Ventures, …

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European Gas Markets Take Sigh of Relief

European gas markets are taking a sigh of relief after aggressive purchasing for LNG cargos and piped gas see storages filled faster than EU targets, Rystad Energy Senior Analyst Wei Xiong said in a market note sent to Rigzone on Wednesday. Europe is in full bunkering mode and taking no …

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Saudi Aramco Betting Big on Carbon Storage

Saudi Aramco plans to begin permanently storing carbon dioxide from 2026 in one of the largest facilities of its kind, as the state oil giant seeks to reach its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. The company is looking to capture carbon dioxide emitted by processes that convert natural gas …

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IEA Sees Little Chance OPEC+ will Supply more Oil

OPEC+ is unlikely to increase output in the coming months because of limited spare capacity, according to the International Energy Agency. Furthermore, the “largely symbolic” 100,000 barrel-a-day hike promised for September may actually turn into a cut as Russian production declines, the IEA said. “Comparatively low levels of operational spare …

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