Houston Chronicle Op-ed: Op-Ed: America’s Independent Oil And Gas Producers Support Methane Regulations

As a new Congress and administration prepare to enter office with historic economic turmoil, the federal government must find a way to square campaign promises with reality. The Biden campaign promised “the most aggressive climate agenda ever put forth by a leading U.S. presidential candidate.” The American Exploration and Production Council (AXPC), a national trade association representing the largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States, stands ready to work collaboratively with the incoming administration to achieve meaningful action to address climate change, including on the critical issue of methane.

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The Hill Op-ed: Methane is more dangerous than carbon dioxide — the gas index can help

This month witnessed the launch of the first-ever “Gas Index”, which ranks American metropolitan areas on the leakiness of the gas supply chains that service their cities. This new index — which Burlington, Vt., ranks in the middle of — takes into account methane leakage across the full life cycle of fossil gas, from oil and gas production areas, to gas transmission pipelines and distribution within cities.

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