ESG Scores Explained: Energy

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Energy companies' exposure to ESG considerations shows a moderately negative overall credit impact on ratings for the sector.

  • The credit impact of ESG considerations is moderately negative overall for Energy companies
  • Carbon transition risk is the main environmental risk for oil and gas producers, particularly those that focus on oil
  • Demographic and societal trends is the main social risk for oil and gas producers, reflecting regulatory, societal and investor pressure
  • Energy companies have more control over their own governance than environmental and social risk
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    Steve Wood Managing Director, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Paresh Chari Vice President – Senior Analyst Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Sajjad Alam Vice President - Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    James Wilkins Vice President – Senior Analyst Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Arvinder Saluja Vice President - Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    John Thieroff Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Sven Reinke Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Sreedhar Kona Vice President – Senior Analyst, Oil & Gas Moody's Investors Service Bio
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