BP plc has become the latest major to differentiate its natural gas through MiQ, with the U.S. onshore business achieving a top grade for the methane emissions performance of some wells in the Haynesville Shale.


MiQ’s independently audited certification system reviewed emissions in the Haynesville that are managed by BP’s Lower 48 arm BPX Energy Inc. MiQ helps operators differentiate themselves through methane-emissions performance. MiQ currently certifies about 10 Bcf/d, or around 2.5% of the global gas market and 11% of U.S. gas production.

“Tackling methane emissions is vital for natural gas to play its fullest role in the energy transition,” said BPX’s Faye Gerard, vice president of Low Carbon and Sustainability. “We’re in action to reduce these emissions from...