A group of 62 oil and natural gas operators, which together represent 30% of the world’s production, agreed Monday to report their methane emissions with a “higher level” of transparency.

The Oil and Gas Methane Partnership (OGMP) is a Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the European Commission (EC), and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). 

Partner companies in the OGMP include BP plc, Ecopetrol SA, Eni SpA, Equinor ASA, Neptune Energy International SA, Petroleos Mexicanos, PTT Public Co. Ltd., Spain’s Repsol SA, Royal Dutch Shell and Total SE. 

“The new OGMP 2.0 framework is the new gold standard reporting framework that will improve the reporting accuracy and transparency of anthropogenic...