DNVGL is a global company that is roughly 12,000 persons strong with a mission to safeguard life, property, and the environment. It is located in over 100 different countries and provides certification, qualification, and risk management services. DNVGL started in 1864 with roots in the shipping industry as an independent 3rd party assurer of ship safety. Over the intervening years, it has expanded this role to other industries including, oil & gas, chemical, power transmission, renewable energy, food, and healthcare. It has several laboratories located in Norway, Netherlands, Singapore, U.K., and U.S.. The metallurgical laboratories are located mainly in Norway (Oslo and Bergen) and the U.S. (Columbus, Ohio), where we conduct materials qualification, failure analyses, and litigation support for a variety of industries. DNVGL has been producing the Energy Transition Outlook document every year since 2017.