Methane

Methane , Emissions , ESG , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Report: Methane Emission Reductions in Oil and Gas Largley from Divestments

Even though emission intensity in U.S. is below the global average, much room for improvement remains, according to a new report by GlobalData.

December 2, 2021

Methane , Emissions , ESG , Technology

Executive Q&A: Measuring Methane to Achieve ESG Goals

CEO of Boston-based Kuva Systems discusses why continuous emissions monitoring is crucial for oil and gas companies to meet ESG and methane intensity goals.

November 30, 2021

Methane , Legislation , Emissions

US Targets Oil and Gas in Crackdown on Methane

At the center of the U.S. plan is an EPA proposal that will for the first time regulate methane from existing oil and gas operations. Oil and gas operations account for a third of methane emissions.

November 2, 2021

Methane , Legislation , International

Biden Says Push for Energy Production 'Not Inconsistent' with Climate Goals

"It’s not at all inconsistent in that no one has anticipated that this year we would be in a position, or even next year, that we’re not going to use any more oil or gas," Biden said.

November 1, 2021

Exploration & Production , Methane , Emissions , Energy Transition , Technology

E&P Decarbonization: A New Imperative in Driving Toward Net Zero

With no realistic scenario for an immediate transition to nonhydrocarbon energy sources, how can the oil and gas industry play its part in addressing climate change while meeting short- and long-term energy demand, sustainably?

October 29, 2021

Exploration & Production , Methane , Emissions , ESG , Technology

How to Mitigate Methane Leaks with Cementing Chemical Technology

The main objectives in cementing oil and gas wells are to secure the casing to the surrounding rock formation and to provide good zonal isolation in the wellbore.

October 28, 2021

Methane , International , Emissions , Energy Transition

Australia Rejects Global Methane Pledge Backed by EU, US

Australia this week, however, did adopt a target of net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050, after Morrison secured support from the rural-focused National Party.

October 28, 2021

Methane , Legislation , Emissions

Democrats Likely to Ditch Methane Fee on US Oil and Gas Producers

The proposal to tax oil and gas producers for methane emissions above a certain threshold faces opposition from U.S. Senator Joe Manchin along with Democrats from oil-producer Texas, sources say.

October 26, 2021

Methane , Emissions

US, EU Line Up over 20 More Countries for Global Emissions Pact

The U.S. is due to release oil and gas methane emissions regulations in the coming weeks, and the EU will unveil detailed methane legislation later this year.

October 12, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Trade , Methane , Legislation , International , Emissions , Energy Transition , Midstream

Biden Has Wielded Executive Actions to Propel Oil and Gas Agenda

Presidential orders are advancing the administration’s goals on climate, clean energy and environmental justice, says Baker Botts team.

September 21, 2021