Methane Emissions

Mexico’s Pemex to Invest $2B to Reduce Methane Pollution Amid Growing Concern Over Emissions

Mexico’s Pemex to Invest $2B to Reduce Methane Pollution Amid Growing Concern Over Emissions

Mexico’s state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) plans to invest $2 billion to reduce upstream methane emissions by up to 98%, Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday. The investment is one of 10 actions Mexico is undertaking to fight climate change, the president said in a video address to the Major Economies Forum…

June 24, 2022
Global Oil and Gas Majors Tout Sharp Emissions Reductions

Global Oil and Gas Majors Tout Sharp Emissions Reductions

The $1 billion-plus investment arm of the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), established by the CEOs of a dozen energy majors, said its portfolio companies have cut their direct carbon emissions by half since 2019. The decarbonization investor arm, OGCI Climate Investment (OGCI CI), said the 23 Catalyst Fund I portfolio companies realized a…

June 16, 2022
Apache Ramping Up Permian Emissions Monitoring

Apache Ramping Up Permian Emissions Monitoring

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…

March 11, 2022
White House Touts Measures to Curb Methane Pollution from Orphan Wells, Natural Gas Pipelines

White House Touts Measures to Curb Methane Pollution from Orphan Wells, Natural Gas Pipelines

The White House on Monday announced a series of measures to reduce methane emissions, including a $1.15 billion program for states to plug orphan oil and gas wells and to enforce tighter emissions rules for natural gas pipeline operators.  The funds are part of a $4.7 billion orphan wells cleanup program authorized under the recently…

February 1, 2022
Biden Administration Clamping Down on Methane from Orphan Wells, Natural Gas Pipelines

Biden Administration Clamping Down on Methane from Orphan Wells, Natural Gas Pipelines

The White House on Monday announced a series of measures to curb methane emissions from oil and gas activity, including a $1.15 billion program for states to plug orphan oil and gas wells and to enforce tighter emissions rules for natural gas pipeline operators.  The funds are part of a $4.7 billion orphan wells cleanup…

January 31, 2022
Alberta Natural Gas, Oil Emissions Cuts Said on Target to Hit Canada’s 2025 Target

Alberta Natural Gas, Oil Emissions Cuts Said on Target to Hit Canada’s 2025 Target

Most of Alberta’s natural gas and oil production will hit the national 2025 methane emission target of a 45% reduction of 2014 volumes, provincial regulators said Wednesday. Industry has already achieved more than half of the cleanup sought for the most potent greenhouse gas (GHG) from oil and gas fields, according to a report by…

January 28, 2022
Global Demand for U.S. Natural Gas Grows, Along with Climate Scrutiny

Global Demand for U.S. Natural Gas Grows, Along with Climate Scrutiny

The U.S. natural gas industry is facing regulatory pressure on multiple fronts this year as global demand continues to rise.

January 20, 2022
Certified Natural Gas, Particularly for LNG Exports, Said Likely to Fetch Premium Prices

Certified Natural Gas, Particularly for LNG Exports, Said Likely to Fetch Premium Prices

Commitments to responsibly produce U.S. natural gas surged in 2021, and this year is expected to be even better, as the energy world works to reduce emissions, according to experts.

January 20, 2022
Could Methane Unlock A Canadian Natural Gas And Oil Brand Revamp?

Could Methane Unlock A Canadian Natural Gas And Oil Brand Revamp?

A 15-year Canadian research, product development and field testing campaign has made available proven technology capable of reducing methane emissions by more than 45%, according to the oil and gas industry agency leading the environmental effort. “Methane is the key to creating a clean Canadian oil and gas brand,” Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) stated…

December 23, 2021
European Commission Moves to Ban Long-Term Natural Gas Contracts After 2049

European Commission Moves to Ban Long-Term Natural Gas Contracts After 2049

European Union (EU) long-term natural gas contracts would not be extended after 2049 under a package of legislative proposals put forward by the European Commission (EC) last week to decarbonize EU gas markets, promote hydrogen and reduce methane emissions.   The proposals are part of a broader strategy to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 55%…

December 20, 2021
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