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How Technology Will Enable Oil to Play by New Climate Rules

The oil industry is up against massive public and governmental demands to diversify from fossil fuels and hasten the energy transition. Pressure to speed up is only increasing as indicated by a recent spate of headlines. Late May saw a Dutch court rule against the oil supermajor Shell, ordering a significant and speedy reduction to the company’s carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 including reach into its suppliers and customers. Whether an appeal is successful or not, the case stands as a bellwethe

Digital Transformation: Why You Can't Afford Not to use Blockchain in Commodity Transportation

Commodities production and transportation is a complex chain of events that involves multiple parties, volume measurements and transactions for each unit moved. In oil & gas, crude oil and its derivatives, water and other natural resources like sand and natural gas, are critical components to the production of energy. Each resource must be moved to and from the site of production, typically in poor conditions over risky or
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