Related Articles
The energy transition opens up opportunities
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

Outlook 2022: Profiting from the transition

The shift to lower-carbon energy may disrupt legacy business models but will also present major opportunities for many oil and gas companies

The energy world is in transition. Following the Cop26 climate conference, it seems the industry is bending the emissions curve, with an average global warming of less than 2°C by 2100 in sight. There are, however, two particular aspects emerging from the debate that seem contradictory at first sight: the impossibility of full electrification of our economy; and the imperative to decarbonise our energy system. The first point means oil and gas is not going away anytime soon. The coronavirus-induced demand collapse is almost over, with global oil demand surpassing 100mn bl/d. Note that this is a full recovery, even without jet fuel demand returning to 2019 levels. The IEA provides a range o



{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}
Also in this section
Turbine manufacturers post major losses
26 January 2022
GE and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have announced multimillion-dollar losses over 2021 and the past quarter, while Vestas posts cautious 2022 guidance
New EIB-backed energy efficiency fund to tackle ‘huge underinvestment’
26 January 2022
Solas Sustainable Energy Fund to support energy efficiency projects mainly in Germany, Spain and Ireland and is aimed at small-to-mid-size insurers and pension funds
Crediting emissions saved in plugging oil and gas wells
26 January 2022
Avoided emissions could be credited as carbon offsets and sold on exchanges
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Project Data
PE Store
Social Links
Social Feeds
Featured Video