In the 20th episode of Westwood’s Energy Transition Now podcasts, David Linden speaks with Libbe Skovgaard-Petersen, at CIP, on "Power-to-X", or P2X
Westwood Global Energy Group has released its latest tranche of comprehensive quarterly offshore market reports and with it can reveal a few interesting offshore themes that emerged from the first quarter of 2022.
In the 19th episode of Westwood’s Energy Transition Now podcasts, David Linden speaks with Tara Schmit, at Lloyds Banking Group, on "Financing the Energy Transition"
The key story of the last three months has been the rapid rise in oil and gas prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In December 2021, Brent oil prices averaged $74 a barrel, and by March 2022 they averaged $118, highlighting just how dramatic an impact the invasion had on global prices.
Two significant oil discoveries announced by Shell and TotalEnergies in February 2022 have opened multiple new oil plays offshore Namibia. The excitement is understandable, but how significant could the breakthrough prove to be and what challenges need to be overcome to realise the potential?
As part of its updated energy strategy to increase energy security and accelerate the energy transition, the UK is expected to increase its offshore wind targets, which currently stand at 40GW by 2030 and 100GW by 2050.
In the 18th episode of Westwood’s Energy Transition Now podcasts, David Linden speaks with Amy Bower, at Africa Oil Corp, on "The Energy Transition in Africa"
The invasion of Ukraine has shocked the world and, with it, energy markets. Commodity prices have increased sharply, sending consumer prices to politically unpalatable levels. The conflict has also increased the debate around energy security, especially in Europe, where action against the Putin administration has been hobbled by the need to carry on importing Russian gas (and to a certain extent oil).