Exploration & Production , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays , Technology , Pipelines , System Integrity

Methane Leak Technology Bolsters Oil Industry’s ESG Efforts

By providing details on emissions, oil and gas consultancy Kayrros helps companies to plug the leaks and impress investors.

September 17, 2020

Methane , Digital Oilfield

Dräger Safety Invests in Kuva Systems for Methane Monitoring Solution

Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA on Sept. 15 said that after an initial investment in the company in 2018, it has now made a follow-on equity investment in Kuva Systems.

September 16, 2020

Methane , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

California, 19 Other States, Sue Trump Admin for Weakening Methane Rules

The lawsuit targets two policy amendments announced by the Environmental Protection Agency in August that roll back methane emissions curbs on the oil and gas industry and weaken requirements for leak detection.

September 14, 2020

Investment , Trade , Methane , Legislation , Emissions , Renewables , Shale Plays

Biden’s US Energy Policy Gamble

Republicans say Joe Biden’s promise to invest $2 trillion in green energy threatens tens of thousands of jobs in the oil and gas sector.

August 25, 2020

Exploration & Production , Methane

Trump Administration to Roll Back Curbs on Methane from Oil, Gas Operations

The Trump administration on Aug. 13 will roll back regulations aimed at reducing emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations, its latest move to unwind environmental rules ahead of November’s presidential election.

August 13, 2020

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