Company Profiles , Methane , Emissions , Technology

Views From Above: Methane-detecting Satellite Mission

The Environmental Defense Fund has teamed up with industry experts and scholars to launch a methane-detecting satellite within two years, aiming to cut 45% of emissions from oil and gas facilities by 2025.

March 18, 2020

Public Capital , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Exxon Mobil Releases Blueprint For Tighter Methane Regulations

Exxon Mobil started its methane reduction program in its shale fields in 2016 and said it has been able to reduce emissions from its U.S. unconventional operations by 20%.

March 3, 2020

Exploration & Production , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology

E&P Completions & Production: Flare No More?

A pilot project will convert stranded methane gas flared from oilfield wells into hydrogen for use as a clean fuel source.

February 20, 2020

Methane , Legislation , Emissions

House Bill Aims For Net-Zero Emissions On Public Land By 2040

Federal fossil fuel leasing would be halted for at least a year.

December 18, 2019


Bloomberg Climate Plan Aims To Halve US Carbon Emissions In 10 Years

Bloomberg said, drillers would likely need to rely on hydraulic fracturing to produce fuel.

December 14, 2019

Policy & Regulations , Methane , Emissions

A Value-chain Approach To Reducing Emissions

A group of companies is working together to reduce methane emissions across the supply chain to ensure the sustainability of natural gas.

November 1, 2019

Exploration & Production , Methane , Emissions , Technology

Can The Industry Meet The ‘Challenge Of A Generation’?

Industry leaders are making responsible energy development a priority.

November 1, 2019

Methane , Renewables

Occidental CEO Calls For New US Laws To Boost Carbon Capture

Occidental Petroleum Corp. plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, it chief executive said on Sept. 12, but new U.S. laws are needed to support technologies designed to fight global warming.

September 12, 2019

Unconventional , Methane , Renewables , Shale Plays

Can Oil, Gas Survive Without Drastic Change?

Energy scholar Robert Bryce offers an unabashed view of the shale revolution, climate change and the future of energy. Spoiler alert: don’t expect oil and gas to disappear anytime soon.

September 11, 2019

Exploration & Production , Methane , Emissions , Midstream

EPA’s Methane Emission Proposal Fuels Oil And Gas Uncertainty

Not all in the industry are in favor of the Trump administration’s rollback, and the expected litigation will put operators into limbo again.

September 10, 2019