Aerial Leak Detection Technology Gains Regulatory Approval in New Mexico

Last year, New Mexico's Energy, Minerals and Natural Resourced Department released new emission monitoring rules, which require oil and gas operators to reduce unnecessary emissions based on a staged approach.

Hart Energy Staff

Bridger Photonics' aerial Gas Mapping LiDAR technology has been approved for use as an advanced leak detection and repair monitoring technology by New Mexico's Energy, Minerals and Natural Resourced Department (EMNRD).

With EMNRD's approval, oil and gas operators in New Mexico can now use the advanced methane detection technology to help meet the state's new regulatory requirements regarding methane (natural gas) emissions, Bridger Photonics said in a press release on March 17.

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