Methane

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

How Oil and Gas Can Navigate Its Own Net-zero Roadmap

The energy transition is moving at a fast and furious pace, and the oil and gas industry not keeping up presents its own series of risks, including alienating investors and falling behind in recruiting talent.

March 15, 2021

Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

US Senate Votes to Confirm Biden EPA Pick Michael Regan

At his confirmation hearing, Michael Regan was introduced by North Carolina’s two Republican senators and stressed that he will work with every state to ensure that their concerns about the transition to cleaner energy are heard.

March 11, 2021

Methane , Legislation , Emissions

Senators Float Price on Methane to Curb US Oil and Gas Emissions

The Methane Emissions Reduction Act aims to end those potent greenhouse gas emissions, help achieve climate change targets and improve air quality in communities near oil and gas facilities.

March 10, 2021

Policy & Regulations , Methane , International , Emissions

US Climate Envoy Kerry: Resistance to Energy Transition is Futile

John Kerry, Biden’s special envoy on climate, tells the oil and gas sector that he wants to work together on plans to reduce emissions to meet global goals.

March 2, 2021

Exploration & Production , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Texas Trade Coalition Aims to End Routine Flaring by 2030

The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition is comprised of trade associations and over 40 operators working to develop industry-led solutions designed to mitigate and reduce methane emissions and flaring in the Lone Star State.

February 11, 2021

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

EQT Launches Pilot to Produce ‘Responsibly Sourced Natural Gas’

EQT will seek to produce “responsibly sourced natural gas” from select wellpads by using continuous methane emission monitoring devices provided by pilot partner Project Canary.

January 29, 2021

Business , Methane

Exxon Reiterates Support for Methane Norms

Company seeks to reduce emissions by up to half from 2016 levels.

January 29, 2021

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