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TotalEnergies Launches Global Drone-based Methane Inspection Campaign on All Upstream Assets

May 16, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies said Monday it had launched a worldwide drone-based emissions detection and quantification campaign across all its upstream oil & gas operated sites, to identify, quantify, and reduce methane emissions linked to its operations.The campaign uses AUSEA technology developed by TotalEnergies, the French National Research Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and University of Reims Champagne Ardenne…

Offshore Methane Detection: BP Invests in UAV Specialist Flylogix

Mar 22, 2022

BP, through its BP Ventures, has made a £3 million equity investment in Flylogix – an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) business that uses drones to aid methane detection in the offshore oil and gas industry sector.The financial injection is part of a funding round led by Amati Global Investors…

Nearly 90 Countries Join Pact to Slash Methane Emisions

Nov 02, 2021

Nearly 90 countries have joined a U.S.- and EU-led effort to slash emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane 30% by 2030 from 2020 levels, a pact aimed at tackling one of the main causes of climate change, a senior Biden administration official said…

Methane Emission Reduction takes Center Stage of UN GHG Report

Aug 09, 2021

In four decades of climate negotiations, the world has focused intensely and exclusively on the most abundant climate-warming gas: carbon dioxide. This year, scientists are urging a focus on another potent greenhouse gas – methane – as the planet's…

Methane Leak Rate from Mexico's Oil & Gas Ops 'Alarming' for Climate Change

Jul 28, 2021

Mexico's methane leak rate from oil and gas operations is twice as high as that of the world's top oil producer, the United States, a group of researchers found in a report due to be released this week.Invisible and odorless but much more harmful than carbon dioxide…

GPS' "Chemical Mist" Cuts Methane Emissions

Apr 16, 2021

Texas-based oilfield services and technology company GPS International has informed that it has completed Phase 2 field testing of its patent-pending method to cut methane from natural gas, accomplishing 'a vast visible discharged reduction in Methane (CH₄) exhaust emissions…

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