ICCT study examines current & projected use of heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping; growth in BC emissions points to need for policies

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A new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) estimates heavy fuel oil (HFO) use, HFO carriage, the use and carriage of other fuels, black carbon (BC) emissions, and emissions of other air and climate pollutants for the year 2015, with projections to 2020 and 2025. HFO also dominated fuel carriage, in tonnes, and fuel transport, in tonne-nautical miles (t-nm) in the Arctic in 2015.

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ICCT study finds GHGs from shipping on the rise

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Emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from global shipping are on the rise again, according to a new study released by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). Overall, the study found that maritime fuel consumption increased from 291 to 298 million tonnes (+2.4%) from 2013 to 2015, compared to a 7% increase in shipping transport work. International shipping was not included in the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

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Chevron announces $32.7B capital and exploratory budget for 2012; LNG and deepwater investments propel a step change

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Another 11% is associated with the company’s downstream businesses that manufacture, transport and sell gasoline, diesel fuel and other refined products, fuel and lubricant additives, and petrochemicals. This planned spending includes initial appraisal of new acreage captured over the past two years, including Liberia, China and various international shale gas plays. Chevron Corporation announced a $32.7 billion capital and exploratory spending program for 2012.

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