Tag: methane

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Only One Industry Can’t Survive Without Fossil Fuels

October 11, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

In recent months I’ve been leaning into the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism. I am asked about it regularly, including during a Dalian Chinese business executive presentation on Europe’s carbon neutrality pathways. Most recently, I published an assessment of the […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Economics

Trump Loosens Methane Standards In A Win For Oil & Gas Industry

September 4, 2019

Via: Forbes

As the Amazon rainforest burns, and an unprecedented category 5 hurricane devastates the Bahamas and barrels towards Florida, the Trump White House is making it easier for U.S. companies to release heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere – for reasons which […]

News and Policies, World

Methane Emissions From Fossil Fuel Industry Dramatically Higher Than Previously Thought

October 14, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

Methane emissions from the fossil fuel industry are “dramatically higher” than previously thought, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. The new study — utilizing the largest database of worldwide methane emissions compiled to date — has […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, State

Southern California natural gas inventories nearly flat this injection season

August 10, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

During the summer, when storage operators are typically injecting natural gas into storage facilities to build up inventories before the winter months, natural gas inventories in Southern California have remained nearly flat. Underground natural gas storage wells at the Southern […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Good News And Bad About America’s Leaking Methane

April 4, 2016

Via: Forbes

First the good news: most of the nation’s natural gas leakage can be halted by plugging up a relatively small number of “super emitters,” according to the Stanford researcher who first documented the government’s underestimate of the methane problem. “If you could solve […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Methane Emissions From Oil & Gas 27% Higher Than Earlier Estimates

February 25, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

Methane emissions from the oil and gas industry are significantly higher than previous official estimates, according to draft revisions of the U.S. greenhouse gas emissions inventory released Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency. At 9.3 million metric tons, revised estimates […]

News and Policies, State

Massive US methane leak displaces thousands

December 30, 2015

Via: CNBC energy

Utility officials in Southern California say they have determined the underground location of a pipe leak that has spewed natural gas into the air since late October — but it could be months before they are able to fix the […]