06 Feb '18, 7pm

How oil and gas companies can prepare for a low-carbon world

How oil and gas companies can prepare for a low-carbon world

Europe’s largest oil company, Royal Dutch Shell, surprised the world late last year when it announced an ambition to slash its carbon footprint by 20 percent per unit of energy by 2035 and by 50 percent per unit of energy by 2050. As the first major oil and gas company to set such an aspiration, the announcement represents another sign that major change is coming in the sector in the wake of global consensus — achieved at the Paris climate conference in 2015 — that the world will work towards limiting global temperature rise to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius. Banks and investors are increasingly looking to align their investments with the Paris Agreement, demanding greater transparency from energy companies on just how they are preparing for the low-carbon transition while plummeting costs and soaring demand for renewables are transforming the global energy market. With th...

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