Tag Archives: methane emissions

New industry initiative targets methane emissions

By Matthew Todd In addition to its status as one of the nation’s top energy-producing states, North Dakota can claim another important distinction: top reducer of carbon emissions. Based on federal data, reports show “North Dakota outpaced all other states in cutting its carbon intensity despite a five-fold increase in…

Collaborating to improve understanding of methane emissions along the natural gas value chain

Methane is the second most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere and is an important target for emissions reductions to minimize environmental impacts.  “The use of natural gas is already reducing carbon dioxide and traditional air pollutants in the United States and around the world, but further reduction of methane…

Science-based Collaboratory Brings Diverse Stakeholders Together to Study Methane Emissions from Natural Gas

  A new industry-led collaborative research consortium will work to advance methane science to better understand global methane emissions and the need for additional solutions. The Collaboratory for Advancing Methane Science (CAMS) will pursue scientific studies addressing methane emissions from all sectors along the entire natural gas value chain, from…

New oil and gas regulations misguided, counterproductive

By Howard Feldman More than a dozen states, including North Dakota, have now filed a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest rule for new oil and natural gas sources. The American Petroleum Institute (API), as well as a number of state associations, is also taking action to prevent…