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Presents results of studies on the EU crude oil market and GHG emissions, along with a model for lifecycle analysis of crude extraction and an estimate of carbon intensity of oil supplied to the European Union in 2010.

A report for the European Commission describing regulatory options to allow crediting under the EU’s Fuel Quality Directive of upstream emission reductions from decreased venting and flaring of gas at oil drilling sites.

Fills a gap in the analysis behind U.S. and European regulations intended to restrict use of mobile air-conditioning refrigerants based on their global warming potential.

2015.07.07

Presents results of studies on the EU crude oil market and GHG emissions, along with a model for lifecycle analysis of crude extraction and an estimate of carbon intensity of oil supplied to the European Union in 2010.

Publication: Consultant report
2014.11.19

A report for the European Commission describing regulatory options to allow crediting under the EU’s Fuel Quality Directive of upstream emission reductions from decreased venting and flaring of gas at oil drilling sites.

Publication: Report
2013.09.09

Fills a gap in the analysis behind U.S. and European regulations intended to restrict use of mobile air-conditioning refrigerants based on their global warming potential.

Publication: White paper
2013.08.15
Increasingly, global oil demand pushes us to harder-to-get-at, more remote, and dirtier oil sources.
Blog Post
2013.07.17
In April of 2009 the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation, which came int
Blog Post
2013.06.24
In January, ICCT collaborated with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Energy Foundation to present a symposium in Washington DC looking at the new realities of a world ric
Blog Post
2013.06.24

The ICCT and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace review the state and future of the oil industry as it transitions increasingly from conventional to unconventional resources

Publication: Report
2013.05.13

Analysis of the extent to which upstream carbon dioxide and methane emissions associated with producing liquefied natural gas offset its potential climate benefit.

Publication: White paper
2013.01.09

A symposium on the changing landscape of the oil industry in the U.S. and globally

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