Methane Emission

EPA’s Information Collection Request (ICR) to Reduce Future Oil and Gas Emissions

As part of the Paris Climate Conference, U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed to new actions to reduce methane pollution from the oil and natural gas sector - the world’s largest industrial source of methane. Methane, a key constituent of natural gas, is twenty-five times more powerful at warming the planet as c [...]

Oil & Gas: BLM Gets Ahead of EPA by Targeting Methane Emission on Public Lands

To address the climate change issue targeting natural gas emission from oil and gas facilities nationwide, the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently proposed standards to deal with it. Methane is the main substance found in natural gas, also known to be a highly strong greenhouse gas that contributes heavily to climate change.Apart from B [...]