Conservation Economics Institute: A Review of the Economic Factors Surrounding the Capture of Methane from Oil and Natural Gas Development on Federal Public Land

Conservation Economics Institute has found that the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed methane waste rule will have a net positive impact on oil and gas production and revenue in New Mexico’s San Juan Basin.

Clean Air Task Force:Mind the Gap Report

And yet, these concrete steps forward still won’t reduce methane emissions to the levels targeted by the Administration. This is due primarily to the fact that EPA’s proposed methane standards are limited to new and modified sources, and will not apply to existing sources of methane pollution in the oil and gas sector.

Draft EPA Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Economic Analysis of Methane Emission Reduction Opportunities in the U.S. Onshore Oil and Natural Gas Industries, ICF International, March 2014

The Emerging Methane Mitigation Industry, Datu Research, October 2014

Taxpayers For Common Sense report on lost royalties through methane that is leaked, vented or flared on federal land, ONRR, August 2014

American Lung Association Poll Shows Widespread Bipartisan Support for Stronger Methane Pollution Standards, More Clean Air Protections, American Lung Association, December 2014

Waste Not: Common Sense Ways to Reduce Methane Pollution from the Oil and Natural Gas Industry, CATF, NRDC and Sierra Club, January 2015

Putting Out the Fire: Reducing flaring in tight oil fields by improving utilization of associated gas, Carbon Limits AS, April 2015

Onshore Petroleum and Natural Gas Operations on Federal and Tribal Lands in the United States, ICF International, September 2015

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