Methane

Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Logistics

New Methane ‘Heat Map’ to Help Oil Companies Reduce Emissions

A new digital tool set for release later this year will provide the oil and gas industry with actionable satellite imagery for detection of high methane emissions events.

August 10, 2020

Methane , Emissions , Drilling , Digital Oilfield , ROVs

E&P Tech Trends: Reducing Idle Rig Time; Enhanced Swellable Sealing; More

Check out the latest products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry including a new wellhead system that allows an offshore rig to stay on location in severe weather conditions, saving idle rig time costs.

July 27, 2020

Exploration & Production , Methane , Emissions

New Mexico Proposes Crackdown on Oil Industry’s Methane Emissions

The proposal, announced by state officials on July 20 after consultations with industry, would impact drillers in New Mexico’s portion of the Permian Basin oil hub where production has surged in recent years.

July 22, 2020

Investment , Methane , International , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Is Energy Transition Ready to Kick Shale to the Curb?

Probably not, but backers believe cleaner fuels are primed, post-COVID-19, to make strides.

July 15, 2020

Field Development , Methane , Technology , Storage

E&P Production: Promise of Tankless Operations

Data from a tankless operations pilot project show improvements in cost efficiencies, environmental compliance and more. 

July 10, 2020

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Methane , Emissions , Construction

Report: Global LNG Projects Jeopardized by Climate Concerns, Pandemic Delays

Twenty projects representing $292 billion face financing delays.

July 7, 2020

Methane , Technology , Midstream

DCP Midstream Launches Methane Management Initiative with Kairos Aerospace

DCP Midstream LP and Kairos Aerospace Inc. revelaed a groundbreaking new methane management initiative across DCP’s portfolio of natural gas assets on July 6.

July 7, 2020

Investment , Methane , Emissions , Technology

New Initiative Looks to Boost Oil Industry’s Decarbonization Efforts

In hopes of avoiding a slowdown in momentum caused by the current downturn, OGCI Climate Investments launched a new program to finance oil and gas projects focused on methane reduction technologies.

June 25, 2020

Policy & Regulations , Methane , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream

Regulatory Review: Midstream Matters to Watch amid COVID-19

COVID-19 has brought new legislative and regulatory challenges for the midstream. Here's an overview of some of them.

June 18, 2020

Unconventional , Methane , Emissions , Shale Plays

Permian Basin Gas Pollution Halves in Upside of Oil Crash

Fall in crude oil demand leads to temporary environmental respite as flaring declines in the prolific Permian Basin.

June 1, 2020