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21 Jun 2021

Commodity Tracker: 4 charts to watch this week

The potential imbalance between surging demand for oil as economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic and uncertain supplies from Iran and OPEC tops this week’s pick of market trends. Plus, Asian refiners look for cheaper crude, US federal lease sales may resume and Pacific US markets rethink natural gas storage options. 1

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17 Jun 2021

Insight Conversation: Toby Ferenczi, founder, EnergyTag

Toby Ferenczi is founder of the EnergyTag Initiative, an independent, non-profit, industry-led initiative to define and build a market for hourly electricity certificates that enables energy users to verify the source of their electricity and carbon emissions in real-time

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Fuel for Thought: IEA’s path to net-zero keeps Big Oil guessing over pace of green pivot

The International Energy Agency issued a stark warning to the global oil industry last month that the time for new oil and gas projects has passed. If the world wants to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, all new upstream developments are effectively surplus to requirements, and the only spending needed is to keep oil and gas flowing from existing fields, the IEA said in its Net Zero 2050 (NZE2050) report

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