Employees working in the oil and gas industry are susceptible to many health risks and occupational hazards. The US Department of Labor reports that risks to oil and gas employees include exposure to hazardous chemicals, fatigue due to long shifts, and workplaces polluted with excessive noise. These employees are...
G7 agrees to Russian oil price cap, Putin shuts down Nord Stream, again, China locks down, again, widespread demand destruction, OPEC production cuts, unsustainable energy inflation across Europe, war in Ukraine, public sentiment, ESG visibility— In a period defined by global uncertainty still coming out of a global pandemic and...
The U.S. has directed huge investments toward solar and wind power projects in a bid to rapidly develop its renewable energy industry. But this is not the only green potential America is setting its sights on, with a surge in interest in geothermal power over the last few years....
Despite Biden’s highly-touted trip to Saudi Arabia just last month, leaders of the oil-rich nation are already proposing cuts in production to stabilize global supply and demand. Biden made the trip to secure a boost in production and the Whitehouse made a show of highlighting what they deemed as...
In recent years, the global push to make energy operations cleaner was accelerated during the pandemic when the international community saw the possibilities of a world curbing its oil and gas consumption. In response, energy firms have been quick to invest in, and promote, their ESG initiatives to show...
Congress may have just opened more doors for energy firms looking to develop their green hydrogen sectors by passing a bill that makes renewable energy more attractive. Tax credits for hydrogen production could see the U.S. develop this part of its energy industry, which is currently falling behind Europe...
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Stinson, LLP Shares Advice on Handling Employment Claims The Impact of the Pandemic on Employment Law Claims in the Oil and Gas Industry The oil and gas industry is not immune to the staggering labor and employment issues caused by the global pandemic. This industry experienced nearly 200,000 job cuts, approximately...
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is putting on a masterclass on how to bring modern Europe to its knees. With a reliance on Russian oil and gas despite voicing objections about their actions in Ukraine, European nations are facing an existential crisis as they move into the fall and winter...
The massively bloated Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is set to be voted on by the end of the week. With democratic holdouts like Manchin suddenly jumping onboard, there seems to be a chance the bill makes it through the Senate. However, with an agenda as diverse as the Village...
One crisis after another—it seems like Biden can’t catch a break. But what if Biden’s failure to act was just that? An act to ensure his Green New Deal was the only option left on the table when all else failed. We’ll look at global events taking place and...