Houston-based Apache Corp. is expanding its partnership with LongPath Technologies Inc. to build its continuous methane emissions monitoring in the Permian Basin.


The APA Corp. subsidiary first partnered with LongPath last fall to use its monitoring systems at dozens of Apache drilling sites. Now, the Houston-based independent plans to employ LongPath’s monitoring systems for about 60 Permian facilities. 

Apache was “looking for a technology that provided real-time monitoring and volume quantifications,” said Vice President Jessica Jackson, who oversees Environment, Health and Safety. “LongPath’s technology provides our teams with the data needed to achieve meaningful emissions reductions while meeting global energy needs in more innovative and sustainable...