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Full Title: Air Pollution Issues Associated Author(s): Ramon A. Alvarez and Elizabeth Paranhos Publisher(s): Air and Waste Management Association Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Exploration and production of natural gas and oil are rapidly expanding across the...
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Full Title: An Investor’s Guide to Methane Author(s): Environmental Defense Fund Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Investors and operators face financial, reputational and regulatory risks from methane emissions in the oil and...
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Full Title: Assessment of Fuel-Cycle Impact of LNG in International Shipping Author(s): Dana Lowell, Haifeng Wang, and Nic Lutsey Publisher(s): International Council on Clean Transportation Publication Date: 05/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Although natural gas...
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Full Title: Characterizing Pivotal Sources of Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production Author(s): Terri Shires and Miriam Lev‐On Publisher(s): American Petroleum Institute Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This document presents the updated results from...
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Full Title: Climate science of methane Author(s): University of Oxford Environmental Change Institute Publisher(s): University of Oxford Publication Date: 9/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane is the most abundant reactive trace gas in the atmosphere and arises from...
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Full Title: CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion Highlights Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Climate scientists have observed that carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations in...
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Full Title: Constructing a Spatially Resolved Methane Emission Inventory for the Barnett Shale Region Author(s): David R. Lyon, Daniel Zavala-Araiza, Ramon A. Alvarez, ́Robert Harriss, Virginia Palacios, Xin Lan, Robert Talbot,...
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Full Title: Controlling methane emissions in the oil and gas sector Author(s): Investor Group on Climate Change Publisher(s): Investor Group on Climate Change Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): IIGCC, INCR and IGCC represent nearly 200 institutional investors...
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Full Title: Disclosing the Facts 2014: Transparency and Risk in Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Author(s): Richard Liroff, Danielle Fugere, Lucia von Reusner, and Steven Heim Publisher(s): Investor Environmental Health Network, As You Sow, Green Century Capital Management, Inc, and Boston Common Asset...
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It has been recently suggested that natural gas is a more climate friendly alternative to many fossil fuels, and a necessary “bridge” to a low carbon future. The main component...
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Full Title: Domestic Policies to Reduce the Near-Term Risks of Climate Change Author(s): Steve Seidel and John Bachmann Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Recent extreme weather events...
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Full Title: Economic Analysis of Methane Emission Reduction Opportunities in the U.S. Onshore Oil and Natural Gas Industries Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  A groundbreaking analysis conducted by ICF...
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Full Title: Economic Analysis of Methane Emission Reduction Opportunities in the U.S. Onshore Oil and Natural Gas Industries Author(s): ICF International Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 03/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane is an important...
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Full Title: Energy from Waste Can Help Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): Matt Kasper Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- As America’s population continues to increase, greenhouse-gas emissions, specifically methane...
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Full Title: EPA's and BLM's Methane Rules Author(s): Richard K. Lattanzio Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 02/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Bureau of Land...
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The EPA recently announced new regulations for methane emissions, taking an important first step in reducing the impact of this highly potent greenhouse gas (GHG). But the rule falls short,...
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Full Title: Examining the Impacts of Methane Leakage on Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Shale and Conventional Natural Gas Author(s): Andrew Burnham and Corrie Clark Publisher(s): Air and Waste Management Association Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The development...
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Full Title:  Leaking Profits: The U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Can Reduce Pollution, Conserve Resources, and Make Money by Preventing Methane Waste Author(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publication...
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Full Title: Find And Fix: Job Creation In The Emerging Methane Leak Detection And Repair Industry Author(s): Datu Research Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The objective of this research is to further...
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Full Title: Fugitive emissions from hydraulic fracturing: Current knowledge and policy implications Author(s): Michael Farren Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent innovations in drilling technology, especially staged hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”)...
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Full Title: Gasland Author(s): State of Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Publisher(s): State of Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The documentary Gasland has attracted wide attention. Among other things, it alleges...
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Full Title: Identification and characterization of high methane-emitting abandoned oil and gas wells Author(s): Mary Kanga, Shanna Christian, Michael A. Celiac, Denise L. Mauzerallc, Markus Bille, Alana R. Miller, Yuheng Chenb,...
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Full Title: Increased stray gas abundance in a subset of drinking water wells near Marcellus shale gas extraction Author(s): Robert B. Jackson, Avner Vengosh, Thomas H. Darrah, Nathaniel R. Warner, Adrian...
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Full Title: Influence of Methane Emissions and Vehicle Efficiency on the Climate Implications of Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Trucks Author(s): Jonathan R. Camuzeaux, Ramon A. Alvarez, Susanne A. Brooks, Joshua B. Browne,...
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Industry production systems underlying the Food, Energy, and Water (FEW) Nexus have traditionally treated pollution and waste as externalities that often end up in a landfill. Food waste is the...
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Full Title: Landfill Methane Author(s): Rachel Pierson Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Landfills  are  the third  largest  source  of  anthropogenic methane  in  the  United  States.  According to the U.S....
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Full Title: Leaking Profits: The U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Can Reduce Pollution, Conserve Resources, and Make Money by Preventing Methane Waste Author: Susan Harvey, Vignesh Gowrishankar, and Thomas Singer Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 113 pages,...
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Full Title:  Basic Research Needs for the Hydrogen Economy Author(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 68 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Methane is valuable as...
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Full Title: Leaking Profits: The U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Can Reduce Pollution, Conserve Resources, and Make Money by Preventing Methane Waste Author(s):  Vignesh Gowrishanker and Thomas Singer Publisher(s): Energy Facts NRDC Publication Date: 3/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Lost and Unaccounted for Gas Author(s): ICF International Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 12/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (“DPU”) commissioned ICF International (ICF) to conduct a study...
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Full Title: Mapping urban pipeline leaks: Methane leaks across Boston Author(s): Nathan G. Phillips, Robert Ackley, Eric R. Crosson, Adrian Down, Lucy R. Hutyra, Max Brondfield, Jonathan D. Karr, Kaiguang Zhao, Robert B....
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Full Title: Measurements of methane emissions at natural gas production sites in the United States Author(s): David T. Allena, Vincent M. Torresa, James Thomasa, David W. Sullivana, Matthew Harrisonb, Al Hendlerb, ...
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Full Title: Measurements of Methane Emissions at Natural Gas Production Sites in the United States Author(s): David T. Allen et all Publisher(s): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This work reports...
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Full Title: Methane and Other Air Pollution Issues in Natural Gas Systems Author(s): Richard K. Lattanzio Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 07/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Congressional interest in U.S. energy policy has often...
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Full Title: Methane and the greenhouse-gas footprint of natural gas from shale formations Author(s): Robert W. Howarth, Renee Santoro and Anthony Ingraffea Publisher(s): Springer, Climate Change Publication Date: 3/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We evaluate...
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Full Title: Methane and the greenhouse-gas footprint of natural gas from shale formations Author(s): Robert W. Howarth, Renee Santoro, Anthony Ingraffea Publisher(s): Climatic Change Publication Date: 3/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We evaluate the greenhouse gas footprint of natural...
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Full Title: Methane contamination of drinking water accompanying gas-well drilling and hydraulic fracturing Author(s): Stephen G. Osborn et all. Publisher(s): PNAS Publication Date: 4/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Directional drilling and hydraulic-fracturing technologies are dramatically increasing natural-gas extraction. In...
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The Obama administration recently announced forthcoming standards for methane emissions from new and modified oil and gas production sources, despite saying “voluntary efforts to reduce emissions in a comprehensive and...
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Full Title: Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Systems Author(s): Robert Howarth et all. Publisher(s): National Climate Assessment Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The past few years have seen major changes both in our understanding of the...
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Full Title: Methane Emissions from the Natural Gas Transmission and Storage System in the United States Author(s): Daniel J. Zimmerle, Laurie L. Williams, Timothy L. Vaughn, Casey Quinn, R. Subramanian, Gerald P....
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Full Title: Methane Emissions from United States Natural Gas Gathering and Processing Author(s): Anthony J. Marchese, Timothy L. Vaughn, Daniel J. Zimmerle, David M. Martinez, Laurie L. Williams, Allen L. Robinson,...
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Full Title: Methane Fact Sheet Author(s): Energy Indepth Publisher(s): Energy Indepth Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane (CH4) is a chemical compound. It is the primary component of natural gas and is the most abundant organic...
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Full Title: Methane Gas & Groundwater Author(s): Wellcare Publisher(s): Wellcare Publication Date: 3/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane is the largest component of natural gas. In its natural form, methane gas is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. One natural source...
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Full Title: Methane Gas and Its Removal from Water Wells in Pennsylvania Author(s): Penn State Extension Publisher(s): Penn State Extension Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane gas is the main component in natural gas. It occurs naturally...
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Full Title: Methane Hydrates and the Future of Natural Gas Author(s): Carolyn Ruppell Publisher(s): Gas Hydrates Project Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For decades, gas hydrates have been discussed as a potential resource, particularly for countries with...
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Full Title: Methane Regulations Add to the Price Tag of the Administration’s Climate Plan Author(s): Nicolas Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Obama Administration recently announced plans to...
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Full Title: Methane Selective Membranes for Nitrogen Removal from Low Quality Natural Gas – High Permeation Is Not Enough Author(s): Howard S. Meyer and Dr. Michael Henson Publisher(s): University of Massachusetts Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nitrogen is...
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Full Title: Methane: Tapping the Untapped Potential Author(s): Ashley Pettus Publisher(s): Clean Air Task Force Publication Date: 12/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The following pages offer an up-to-date account of methane’s potential—its contribution to climate change and the most promising...
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Full Title: Natural Gas as a Marine Fuel Author(s): Heather Thomson, James J. Corbett, and James J. Winebrake Publisher(s): Elsevier Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper provides new knowledge about the life-cycle...
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Full Title: Natural Gas Infrastructure and Methane Emissions Author(s): Margot Anderson, Stuart, Iler, Tracy Terry, and Rosemarie Calabro Tully Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 09/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Significantly increased production of natural gas...
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Full Title: Natural Gas Migration Problems in Western Pennsylvania Author(s): Will Durant Publisher(s): The Pittsburgh Geological Society Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): What we normally think of as “natural gas” consists mainly of methane with smaller amounts...
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Full Title: New EPA Report Reveals Significantly Lower Methane Leakage from Natural Gas Author(s): Zeke Hausfather and Richard Muller Publisher(s): Berkeley Earth Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A new report by the EPA significantly lowers estimates of...
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Full Title: Noble gases identify the mechanisms of fugitive gas contamination in drinking-water wells overlying the Marcellus and Barnett Shales Author(s): Thomas H. Darrah, Avner Vengosh, Robert B. Jackson, Nathaniel R. Warner, and Robert J....
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Full Title: Quantifying Atmospheric Methane Emissions From the Haynesville, Fayetteville, and Northeastern Marcellus Shale Gas Production Regions Author(s): J. Peischl, T. B. Ryerson, K. C. Aikin, J. A. de Gouw, J....
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Full Title: Reducing Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Development: Strategies for State-level Policymakers Author(s): Michael Obeiter and Christopher Weber Publisher(s): World Resources Institute (WRI) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This working paper is...
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Full Title: Reducing Methane Pollution from Fossil-Fuel Production on America’s Public Lands, A Needed Step to Combat Climate Change Author(s): Claire Moser, Nidhi Thakar, and Matt Lee-Ashley Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 10/2014 Full...
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Full Title: Rolling the DICE on Environmental Regulations: A Close Look at the Social Cost of Methane and Nitrous Oxide Author(s): Kevin D. Dayaratna & Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication...
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Full Title: Scientific Shortcomings in the EPA's Endangerment Finding from Greenhouse Gases Author(s): Patrick J. Michaels & Paul C. Knappenberger Publisher(s): CATO Journal Publication Date: 09/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On April 24, 2009, the...
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Full Title: The Climate Impact Of Natural Gas and Coal-Fired Electricity: A Review of Fuel Chain Emissions Based on Updated EPA National Inventory Data Author(s): Gregory C. Staple and Joel N. Swisher Publisher(s): American Clean...
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Full Title: The Emerging U.S. Methane Mitigation Industry Author(s): Shawn Stokes, Monica La, and Marcy Lowe Publisher(s): Datu Research, LLC Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Historically, many of the companies highlighted in this report have operated...
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The rapid proliferation of natural gas development has led to a variety of environmental concerns, such as air and water pollution, increased geological activity, and greenhouse gas emissions. A new...
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Full Title: The impact of methane leakage on achieving Clean Power Plan emission goals Author(s): Zeke Hausfather and Elena Krieger Publisher(s): PSE Health Energy Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The EPA’s Clean Power...
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Full Title: The Truth About Fracking Author(s): Chris Mooney Publisher(s): Scientific American Publication Date: 11/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The article discusses hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, a method used to harvest natural gas from shale layers, and...
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Full Title: The Who’s Who of Methane Pollution in the Onshore Oil and Gas Production Sector Author(s): Alison Cassady Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 06/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane is a...
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Full Title: Trends in Natural Gas Production, Consumption, and Prices Author(s): Committee on Energy and Commerce Publisher(s): Committee on Energy and Commerce Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: A decade ago, experts predicted that the United States would...
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Full Title: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Recent Trends and Factors Author(s): Jonathan L. Ramseur Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On June 25, 2013, President Obama affirmed his commitment...
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Full Title: U.S. Methane Emissions 1990-2020: Inventories, Projections, and Opportunities for Reductions Author(s): EPA Publisher(s): EPA Publication Date: 9/1999 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report has two objectives. First, it presents the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) baseline forecast of...
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Full Title: University of Texas Study Underestimates National Methane Emissions at Natural Gas Production Sites Due to Instrument Sensor Failure Author(s): Touché Howard Publisher(s): Energy Science and Engineering Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Untapped Potential: Reducing Global Methane Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Systems Author(s): Kate Larsen, Michael Delgado, and Peter Marsters Publisher(s): Rhodium Group and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Updating the Facts: Emissions from Natural Gas Systems Author(s): American Gas Association Publisher(s): American Gas Association Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Natural gas remains a fuel of choice for consumers because...
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Full Title: Using Multi-Scale Measurements to Improve Methane Emission Estimates from Oil and Gas Operations in the Barnett Shale Region, Texas Author(s): Robert Harriss, Ramón A. Alvarez, David Lyon, Daniel...
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Full Title: Venting and leaking of methane from shale gas development: response to Cathles et al. Author(s): Robert W. Howarth & Renee Santoro & Anthony Ingraffea Publisher(s): Climate Change Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In April 2011,...
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Full Title: Waste Not: Common Sense Ways to Reduce Methane Pollution from the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Author(s): David McCabe, Ph.D.,Meleah Geertsma, Nathan Matthews, Lesley Fleischman, and Darin Schroeder Publisher(s): Clean...
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