Good morning, I'm helping fill in for Ben Geman today. Let's get to it.

Situational awareness: Chevron announced new goals Thursday for cutting greenhouse gas emissions intensity (emissions per unit of energy produced).

  • From 2016 to 2023, it plans to lower upstream oil net GHG emission intensity by 5%–10% and upstream natural gas net GHG emission intensity by 2%–5%.

Today's Smart Brevity count: 1,050 words, 4 minutes.