Research Digest 012

With methane quantification research gaining momentum by the day, it was truly difficult to narrow this Research Digest down! In this edition, we recap the latest measurement-based inventory research, exciting progress on super-emitter quantification, and the latest results from satellite quantification, including the very first published results from NASA’s latest orbital emissions detection technology, EMIT. […]

Methane Rule Comparison: United States (final) vs. Canada (draft)

Methane Rule Comparison: United States (final) vs. Canada (draft) A comparison of US EPA’s OOOOb/c and Canada’s ECCC methane rules for the oil and natural gas industry.   New regulations? In December 2023, at COP28, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule expected to achieve methane reductions of 87% relative to 2005. […]

Research Digest 11

Methane detection and quantification science continues to advance at a rapid pace. In this edition of the Research Digest, we catch you up on satellite technology, top-down vs. bottom up reconciliation, life cycle assessments, and more!   “Clear Eyed Assessment” of 9 Methane Detecting Satellites. 82 single blind controlled release tests are performed during satellite […]

Research Digest 10

In this month’s Research Digest, we catch you up on the latest peer-reviewed research in methane emissions science, including advancements in satellite based analytics, improvements to top-down emissions quantification, a review of emissions policy, and more! Satellite Quantification of Global Oil and Gas Emissions 22 months of high resolution TROPOMI data is used to quantify […]

Research Digest 009

In this month’s Research Digest, we catch you up on the latest peer-reviewed research in greenhouse gas emissions science, including a review on enteric emissions mitigation, continuous monitoring simulation, characterization of increasing CH₄ emissions, quantification from Romanian assets, and more! Simulations of Methane Continuous Monitoring in the Permian Basin Detection probabilities of ground sensor networks […]

The Highwood Bulletin 062

This week’s Highwood Bulletin features the MiQ-Highwood methane intensity index, Turkmenistan’s plans to act on methane, Highwood’s President featured in Veriten, Canada’s methane metrics compared to the rest of the world, PHMSA rules, conferences, employment opportunities, and more. We’re hiring a whole bunch of positions – come work at Highwood!   Highwood announces successful raise […]

Emissions Management: Everything, Everywhere, All at Once!

Thomas Fox, President and Director of Innovation, was featured on the Veriten C.O.B. Tuesday Webinar. His session covered all things emissions: past present and future and we’ve highlighted key takeaways below, because we know you are a busy professional who has a stack of “simple” questions to get through!

The Highwood Bulletin 061

This week’s Highwood Bulletin features mind-boggling methane emissions from Turkmenistan, European methane rules for imported gas, the launch of ARCHIE, new EPA rules for power sector, a new report on methane variability among companies, new PHMSA rules, conferences, and careers. Highwood is hiring numerous positions – now’s your chance to join us! “Mind Boggling” Methane […]

New Rules Proposed for Pipeline Methane Leak Monitoring

Overview In this blog post, we provide a summary of the proposed (draft) Gas Pipeline Leak Detection and Repair NPRM released by PHMSA in May 2023. Our summary focuses on methane detection technology requirements for transmission pipelines inspections. The document used to prepare the content of this report can be found here. Note that much […]

The Highwood Bulletin 060

This week’s Highwood Bulletin features low-carbon energy projections by Exxon, new data on emissions reductions from international O&G companies, a multi-million dollar settlement over methane leaks, and a handful of exciting upcoming conferences you should consider joining to improve your emissions knowledge and network. Not to mention, career opportunities as always! Thank you for reading […]