Methane

Methane , Technology

Dominion Energy Aims To Cut Methane Emissions 50% Over 10 Years

Program to cut emissions from natural gas infrastructure from 2010 levels builds on company’s prior efforts.

February 14, 2019

Public Capital , Methane , Emissions

Chevron Ties Executive Pay To Methane, Flaring Reduction Targets

More investors have been pressuring San Ramon, Calif.-based Chevron and other big oil companies to reduce emissions that contribute to climate change.

February 7, 2019

Methane , Renewables

New Mexico Governor Moves To Limit Methane Emissions; Legislation Seeks To Increase State’s Royalty Rate

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on Jan. 29 ordered state officials to develop regulations to reduce methane emissions from its oil and gas industry and separately rollback statewide greenhouse gas output over the next decade.

January 30, 2019

Emissions , Methane , Midstream , Technology , Company Profiles , Unconventional

The Greener Green Gas

E&Ps are voluntarily banding together to rein in methane losses along the value chain. They’re hitting remarkable targets—and far earlier than anticipated.

January 8, 2019

Methane , Natural Gas , Midstream

Natural Gas Companies Plug Leaks, Easily Surpass 2025 Goal

An alliance of natural gas companies representing 10% of U.S. production and 32% of midstream transmission lines surpassed its goal of capturing methane emissions.

November 25, 2018

Digital Oilfield , Methane , Unconventional

Why Satellites Could Unlock The Future Of Natural Gas

Low-cost microsatellites may hold the answer for methane emissions management.

October 15, 2018

Emissions , Methane , Service Contracts , Unconventional , Midstream

Trump Administration Eases Rule On Methane Leaks On Public Land

Revisions to the Obama-era plan include changes to the percentage of methane that must be captured at drilling locations and measures on well completions and leak detections.

September 19, 2018

Methane , Emissions , Natural Gas , Renewables , Legislation , Service Contracts , Unconventional , Midstream

Headlines: EPA Takes Aim At Obama-Era Methane Rule

Also this week, California’s plans for 100% carbon-free energy, U.S. dry natural gas production to reach an all-time high and updates on Hurricane Florence.

September 13, 2018

Methane , Unconventional

EPA Proposes Weaker Methane Rules For Oil, Gas Wells

The Environmental Protection Agency said the changes will save the industry $75 million a year in regulatory costs between 2019 and 2025 while increasing methane emissions.

September 11, 2018

Natural Gas , Methane , Midstream

On A Mission To Mitigate: Industry Vs. Methane Leaks

Safety, economic and public perception risks compel oil and gas players to push for a fix before the methane leak issue exacts a high price.

September 5, 2018