Not all in the industry are in favor of the Trump administration’s rollback, and the expected litigation will put operators into limbo again.
The Trump administration on Aug. 29 proposed rescinding Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane.
The partnership builds upon Exxon Mobil’s research portfolio of technologies aimed at improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Proposal would ban fracking, imports and exports of oil and natural gas.
Chevron Corp. said on Aug. 8 it has launched one of the world's largest carbon capture and storage projects, injecting CO2 into a deep reservoir under an island off Western Australia at its Gorgon LNG project.
Voluntary program tied to API has guided industry action in curbing methane and other VOC emissions.
Sector was wary of new administration but oil and gas has not been negatively affected, says NMOGA.