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NGP emissions grow under Carlyle ownership

NGP Energy Capital Management (NGP or also called “Natural Gas Partners”) claims to be at the forefront of transitioning to a low-carbon economy, through “partner[ing] with first-in-class entrepreneurs building oil and gas companies that are improving their emissions intensity of…

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Private equity drives methane pollution

Sustainability-focused nonprofit Ceres and the Clean Air Task Force released their annual Benchmarking Methane and Other GHG Emissions[1] report in May 2023. Of the over 300 oil and natural gas producers analyzed, 60% of the top 10…


Private Profits, Public Risks

Investments by private equity firms in nearly 2,700 oil and gas wells on federal and tribal lands across the western United States could leave taxpayers with a cleanup bill of up to $380 million, according to a new report released…

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Carlyle Group chair leaves Harvard after calls to resign

Rubenstein to leave Harvard Corp, following calls by advocates and community groups for him to resign over massive fossil fuel investments The Carlyle Group’s co-founder, billionaire David Rubenstein will step down from the Harvard Corporation’s board with six years remaining…

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