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Oil Change International, in collaboration with over 200 organizations worldwide, is releasing the Big Oil Reality Check report with a virtual press conference on May 21, 2024. The report assesses the climate pledges and plans of eight international oil and gas companies – Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, TotalEnergies, BP, Eni, Equinor, and ConocoPhillips – against 10 criteria representing the bare minimum for aligning with the Paris Agreement to limit global heating below 1.5°C.

The United States is the world’s top methane emitter from oil and gas. Despite the U.S. fossil fuel industry’s repeated claims to have the “cleanest gas in the world”, a new Oil Change International (OCI) analysis of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2024 global methane emissions data reveals the truth for the first time: U.S. methane intensity lags behind 18 other countries. 

In response to the government of Azerbaijan arresting Anar Mammadli's, Romain IOUALALEN, Oil Change International Global Policy Campaign Manager, said: 

"In the wake of Anar Mammadli's arrest, Azerbaijan’s repression of activists, human rights defenders, and journalists raises serious concerns as the country prepares to host COP29. We call on Azerbaijani authorities to immediately free Anar Mammadli, and drop the charges against him.

“Human rights and environmental defenders should have the right to speak out freely. Civic space and open debate are vital for addressing the climate crisis, yet as COPs increasingly convene in places with shrinking space for dissent, the promise of

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