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Nov 2, 2022

Methane 'super-emitters' on Earth spotted by space station experiment

A powerful eye in the sky is helping scientists spy "super-emitters" of methane, a greenhouse gas about 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide.

Methane 'super-emitters' on Earth spotted by space station experiment

Sep 9, 2022

To find old methane-leaking oil wells, researchers look to history

Research has yet to draw conclusions about how the age of a well influences how much methane it releases. The limited data available shows conflicting results

To find old methane-leaking oil wells, researchers look to history

Feb 3, 2022

The Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells Oozing Methane Into U.S. Air [Infographic]

The US government is trying to tackle the issue by sending $1.15 billion to 26 states in order to plug leaky abandoned oil and gas wells

The Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells Oozing Methane Into U.S. Air [Infographic]

Jan 31, 2022

Biden is sending more than $1 billion to states to plug abandoned oil and gas wells

The money will go to the 26 states that submitted notices of intent to the Department of the Interior last year

Biden is sending more than $1 billion to states to plug abandoned oil and gas wells

Jan 31, 2022

Biden administration to give states $1.15 billion to plug orphaned wells, which leak planet-warming methane

The White House announced it will send $1.15 billion to states to clean up thousands of orphaned oil and gas wells that leak the powerful planet-warming gas.

Biden administration to give states $1.15 billion to plug orphaned wells, which leak planet-warming methane

May 18, 2021

Drones to unmask orphan oil and gas wells in Ohio

Learn why oil and gas regulating agencies are turning to drone magnetic surveys for locating unmarked wells in Ohio…

Drones to unmask orphan oil and gas wells in Ohio