Under pressure from investors, utilities and consumers, natural gas producers and suppliers in 2022 are increasingly seeking out third-party certification to demonstrate they are delivering fuel that is brought to market with ultra-low methane emissions.


It is a drumbeat that only in the last couple of years started to find a rhythm, with genuine momentum gathering in 2022, several prominent companies said this week at the LDC Gas Forum Rockies & West in Denver.

“Our commitment to this business has not changed,” BP plc’s Mark Aufmuth, managing director, said of natural gas. However, the energy giant’s customers and shareholders are demanding that the leading marketer of natural gas in North America demonstrate it is selling gas that is sourced and piped under conditions...