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. […]
A flurry of announcements at COP28 has left the O&G methane community dazed and scrambling to get clarity on the implications of new regulations, public datasets, commitments, and initiatives. We’ll be posting a variety of articles to help get our readers up to speed. To start, this week’s newsletter provides a quick and dirty overview […]
I’m writing this week’s Highwood Bulletin from Houston Texas, where I’m enjoying Tex Mex, meeting up with clients, talking about methane fee strategy, and attending the ONE Future annual conference. This week’s bulletin covers new EPA rules, EU import rules, consolidation, MiQ equivalency guidance, and new reports, conferences, and other opportunities. Thanks as always for […]
A guest contribution by Ryan Streams, Vice President, Policy and External Affairs, Kairos Aerospace on the evolution of methane regulation in the United States and what it means for our industry
A cursory comparison of newly proposed methane rules in Canada and the United States for the oil and natural gas industry.
The past few weeks have been massive. Today’s Highwood Bulletin covers trends in global methane concentrations, new proposed regulations and regulatory frameworks in the US and Canada, new action on methane commitments by Australia, the 2022 IMEO methane report and MARS tool, CCS commitments to achieve net-zero in Canadian oilsands, Chevron’s new methane report, employment opportunities with Highwood, and much more