The Highwood Bulletin 058
This week’s Highwood Bulletin features new DOE funding announcements, new companies joining OGMP 2.0, a major announcement for MiQ natural gas certification, a podcast with Highwood’s CEO, new public data on methane emissions, conferences, research, and much more!
Department of Energy Invests USD 47MM in O&G Methane
A total of 22 research projects have been funded to tackle methane emissions from the US oil and gas industry. Selected projects focus on five areas: mitigating emissions, methane monitoring networks, basin-specific needs, integrated methane monitoring platform design, and investigating emissions from storage tanks. Read more here.
Williams and APA Corporation join OGMP 2.0
Both Williams and APA Corporation (parent of Apache) have joined the United Nations Oil and Gas Methane Partnership (OGMP) 2.0. The methane measurement and reporting framework has been adopted by approximately 100 oil and gas companies around the world, and growing. Learn more about the APA announcement here and Williams here, and reach out to Highwood to learn more about adopting in OGMP 2.0.
BP adopts MiQ for All US Onshore Assets
BP Energy has announced that it will expand MiQ low-methane natural gas certification to 100% of its onshore upstream operations in the US. MiQ currently certifies > 10% of US natural gas production and growing. Learn more here and reach out to Highwood to get certified by MiQ.
Podcast: Highwood CEO Jessica Shumlich on CollisionsYYC
Highwood’s CEO Jessica Shumlich made a recent appearance on the CollisionsYYC podcast. Tune in here to learn about Highwood and how to optimize your greenhouse gas emissions management strategy.
Massive Leak is an Example of Public Methane Data Trend
Large methane leaks are becoming increasingly common in the news – sometimes detected by multiple different satellites. A recent example of an ExxonMobil leak (here) is part of a broader trend to track and publicize data in larger databases, such as those by Kayrros and Carbon Mapper.
Conference: SÖKKVABEKKR 2023 with Saga Wisdom
Come spend time with us in Nashville on April 4th and 5th! Highwood President Thomas Fox will be moderating a panel on methane monitoring and the shift from leak detection to carbon accounting. He’ll be joined by experts from Hess, Kimmeridge, Exxon, and GTI Energy. See the agenda and register here.
Science: Don’t Miss our Research Digest!
The Highwood Research Digest is the best way to get caught up on the massive volume of new methane research emerging from academic institutions around the world. This month’s digest is especially informative and exciting. Read it here.
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