http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil 4Subsea delivers decade of digital twin technology https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/22/4subsea-delivers-decade-of-digital-twin-technology 4Subsea, a leading provider of digital technology and services to the energy and maritime sector, has successfully completed more than 300 measurement campaigns across the North Sea following the launch of its digital twin technology, significantly increasing uptime and mitigating risk during well operations. ConocoPhillips says Shell deal lowers emissions intensity https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/21/conocophillips-says-shell-deal-lowers-emissions-intensity ConocoPhillips’s $9.5 billion deal to buy shale assets from Royal Dutch Shell Plc will boost the amount of carbon the company pumps into the atmosphere. Yet the company says the pact will actually allow it to reach one of its climate goals faster. Aquaterra Energy, Lhyfe and Borr Drilling join on offshore green hydrogen jack-up rig production concept https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/21/aquaterra-energy-lhyfe-and-borr-drilling-join-on-offshore-green-hydrogen-jack-up-rig-production-concept Aquaterra Energy has signed a partnership with renewable hydrogen producer and supplier Lhyfe and offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling to develop an innovative concept for offshore green hydrogen production in the North Sea. Shell shows it favors investor returns over renewables deals https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/21/shell-shows-it-favors-investor-returns-over-renewables-deals Royal Dutch Shell Plc is proving it’s taking a different approach to the energy transition. Gastech 2021: OPEC chief says Euro gas crunch highlights need for more fossil fuel investment https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/21/gastech-2021-opec-chief-says-euro-gas-crunch-highlights-need-for-more-fossil-fuel-investment The world’s biggest gas traders and producers are meeting in Dubai this week for the Gastech conference -- the first major in-person event for the industry since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Europe faces a winter energy crisis years in the making https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/17/europe-faces-a-winter-energy-crisis-years-in-the-making Europe is bracing for a tough winter as an energy crisis that’s been years in the making leaves the continent relying on the vagaries of the weather. Exxon’s Gulf Coast carbon hub wins key industry support https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/16/exxon-s-gulf-coast-carbon-hub-wins-key-industry-support An ambitious project aimed at capturing millions of tons of carbon emissions along the U.S. Gulf Coast in Texas garnered the support of some of the world’s biggest refiners and chemical manufacturers. Democrats to investigate oil industry over “climate disinformation” https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/16/democrats-to-investigate-oil-industry-over-climate-disinformation House Democrats are investigating the role major oil companies and their trade groups are alleged to have played in misleading the public on the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming. Petrofac and CO2 Capsol collaborate on carbon capture initiatives https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/16/petrofac-and-co2-capsol-collaborate-on-carbon-capture-initiatives Petrofac has signed an agreement with carbon capture technology company, CO2 Capsol, which enables collaboration on carbon capture projects. New study outlines opportunities for UK companies in growth of U.S. offshore wind https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/15/new-study-outlines-opportunities-for-uk-companies-in-growth-of-us-offshore-wind The study states that a lack of maturity in the US offshore wind supply chain currently translates to the need for a rapid expansion in products and services required to deliver projects on time and on budget.