Exploration & Production , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Midstream

Report: Methane Emissions from Oil, Gas Production Fell 10% in 2020

In 2020, oil and gas operations emitted over 70 million tonnes of methane, or around 10% less than in 2019, the IEA says.

January 19, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Methane , Legislation , Emissions

API Chief Seeks Areas to Work with Biden Administration

In his State of American Energy speech, Mike Sommers also addressed climate change and diversity challenges.

January 13, 2021

Investment , Policy & Regulations , Trade , Methane , Legislation , Infrastructure , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers , Midstream , Pipelines

Trump’s Late Oil and Gas Regulatory Flurry

In fourth-quarter 2020, the administration ramped up its efforts to put rules into effect before Inauguration Day and avoid a Biden regulatory freeze.

January 5, 2021

Exploration & Production , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays , Midstream

2021 Outlook: What Now for Gas Flaring?

With the inauguration of president-elect Joe Biden and the re-entry of the U.S. into the Paris Agreement expected for the year ahead, the CEO of Edge LNG explores what the future holds for gas flaring.

December 15, 2020

Public Capital , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Midstream

Dominion JV Completes First-of-its-kind Renewable Natural Gas Project in Utah

Dominion and partner Smithfield Foods said the project, executed through their joint venture Align Renewable Natural Gas, is the first large-scale effort in Utah to capture hog farming's methane emissions.

December 10, 2020

Methane , Emissions , Digital Oilfield

Global CCS Capacity Grew by a Third, But Much More Needed

Global carbon capture and storage capacity grew by a third in the past year, but it was far too slow to meet global climate targets, the Global CCS Institute said on Dec. 1.

December 1, 2020

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations , Exports , Methane , Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Renewables , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Expert: Oil and Gas Has Georgia on its Mind

If two Republican senators don’t win their seats in the January runoff, Ethan Bellamy expects oil to be a loser during Joe Biden’s administration.

November 16, 2020

Investment , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Analysts Project 65% Cut to Upstream Gas Investments by 2-degree Pathway

Gas plays a critical role in combating air pollution and achieving net-zero goals, however, analysts with Wood Mackenzie say the global gas industry of the future must become synonymous with ESG.

November 12, 2020

Exploration & Production , Methane , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Shale Plays , Construction

How Likely is Joe Biden to Enact Green, Real Change?

Experts foresee a slew of obstacles but also opportunity for the oil and gas industry to join the movement toward increased innovation.

November 10, 2020

Exports , Methane , Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Construction , Pipelines

For Oil and Gas, Next 4 Years Are All about Regulations—More Or Less

When it comes to the oil and gas rules and the costs, Trump and Biden take opposite stances, say experts at the North American Gas Forum.

October 22, 2020