Quantum camera to ‘dramatically’ cut methane emissions in oil and gas industry

Developed by University of Bristol spinout QLM Technology, the camera can continuously detect, quantify and model the development of leaks and notify plant operators immediately when gas escapes

Dog-poo capital of the UK is crowned – but where is it?

The amount of dog poop found in public spaces in London every day is equivalent to the weight of 276 Asian Elephants, new report finds

New global initiative targets methane emissions from energy industry

The project aims to close the gap between observed methane emissions and those reported at the company level

Methane emissions ‘could be slashed by 45% this decade to keep temperature rise to 1.5°C’

Governments need to focus their efforts on three sectors, fossil fuels, waste and agriculture, a UN report warns

Methane reduction technologies offered $35m US funding

Projects that can be replicated easily and commercialised quickly to cut methane accumulation in the atmosphere and mitigate the effects of climate change will be supported

IEA: Almost 70m tonnes of methane emitted by global oil and gas industry in 2020

The amount is equivalent to the total energy-related carbon dioxide emissions of the European Union

Drones to locate abandoned oil and gas wells in New York

The wells release methane, which is many times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas and is second only to CO2 in its overall contribution to climate change

Oil and gas majors commit to report and reduce methane emissions

The Oil and Gas Methane Partnership aims to deliver a 45% reduction in the industry’s methane emissions by 2025 and a 60% to 75% reduction by 2030

EU Commission adopts strategy to reduce methane emissions

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas and the second biggest contributor to climate change after carbon dioxide

Large methane leaks ‘increased dramatically by 32%’ in first eight months of 2020

The emissions in Algeria, Russia and Turkmenistan have increased by more than 40%, according to a report