The Highwood Bulletin

At Highwood, we’re committed to learning. The Highwood Bulletin is our way of sharing what we learn. We publish regular updates on emissions management news, novel research, and special insights from our team of experts and our partners.

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The Highwood Bulletin 026: Special Science Edition!

This week features a special science edition of the Highwood Bulletin! In recent weeks there has been a great deal of new research in the emissions management space. We are going to catch you up on studies including evaluation of new methane measurement technologies, temporal variability of methane emissions from O&G production sites, methane leak repair failures in distribution systems, and two new studies measuring “ultra-emitters” from space – many of which are from Turkmenistan.

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The Highwood Bulletin 025

This week features a series of landmark events in the global energy sector that signal a strong shift towards low carbon production. Companies like Exxon Mobil, Shell, and Chevron were all in the news. The bulletin also features an IEA roadmap to achieving net zero by 2050, a new climate-related executive order by President Biden, and your last reminder to sign up for our free upcoming conference on June 8th!

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The Highwood Bulletin 024

This week features a new report from the U.N. on the importance of cutting methane emissions, a new sustainable finance council in Canada to increase ESG disclosure, O&G investors call on EPA for tough methane rules, and a free interactive conference on responsibly sourced oil and gas.

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New Report: Voluntary Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A growing number of voluntary emissions reduction initiatives exist for companies that want to demonstrate leadership to investors, end users, and the public. But the space is noisy; how initiatives compare, and the benefits of participation remain unclear. To shed light on these matters, Highwood has published this report.

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Keynote Talk: Methane Strategies Forum

Last week, Highwood President Thomas Fox gave a keynote presentation on “Leveraging New Technologies to Realize Intelligent Methane Strategies” at the Methane Strategies Forum held by the Energy Drone and Robotics Coalition and EnergyNEXT. If you missed the event, you can check out Thomas’ presentation below! https://vimeo.com/544391508

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The Highwood Bulletin 023

This week features important regulatory developments in the U.S., an exciting new Alternative LDAR announcement, new developments in responsibly sourced natural gas, new research using methane measurements from space, funding opportunities, and a chance to catch last week’s recorded Methane Strategies Forum.

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The Highwood Bulletin 022

This week features a methane forum you don’t want to miss, the last chance to register for our Scope 1 emissions course, a tsunami of new GHG reduction targets around the world, Exxon’s massive carbon capture and storage proposal, new research, and talk of mandatory emissions disclosure.

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The Highwood Bulletin 021

This week features differentiated gas, new satellites for measuring greenhouse gas plumes, drone-based methane monitoring in the north sea, new research on Canada’s upstream methane emissions, and new funding and technology testing opportunities.

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The Highwood Bulletin 020

This week features updates on global greenhouse gas concentrations, methane policy developments in the U.S., a plan to clean up abandoned/orphaned wells, a new non-profit media outlet focused on the energy transition, the first-ever alternative LDAR AMEL, and exciting new research and funding opportunities.

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The Highwood Bulletin 019

Happy Easter holiday! We took it easy on the bulletin this week, but still wanted to share a few important developments in the emissions management space. This week’s issue of the Highwood Bulletin features a report on executive pay and ESG performance, methane in The Economist, new research on aerial gas-mapping LiDAR, a webinar by The Energy Forum, and new opportunities to join the Highwood Team!

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The Highwood Bulletin 018

This week’s issue of the Highwood Bulletin features new regulations, big shifts towards carbon pricing, research on methane policies, opportunities to learn about hydrogen, new emissions management resources, methane emissions from national oil companies, new estimates of North American methane emissions by satellite, and much more!

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Funding Cheat Sheet v2.0

Introducing version 2 of the Highwood Emissions Management funding cheat sheet – a free resource to help you navigate the complex landscape of funding opportunities that enable GHG reductions in the Canadian oil and gas industry.

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The Highwood Bulletin 017

This week’s issue of the Highwood Bulletin features greenhouse gas emissions management webinars, podcasts, workshops, conferences, educational courses, and news – all in one place! Read on to learn about international collaborations to achieve net zero, CETA opportunities for cleantech, Tidewater’s $100MM carbon credit project, methane from proposed coal mines, and more.

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The Highwood Bulletin 016

This week’s issue of the Highwood Bulletin features methane emissions from Russia, proposed O&G methane pricing in the U.S., a carbon capture and storage success story, Alberta’s plans for industrial emissions reductions, removing regulatory barriers for geological sequestration, and more!

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The Highwood Bulletin 015

This week’s issue of the Highwood Bulletin features Canada’s federal offset regulations, satellites tracking pipeline emissions in Russia, emissions reduction funding for B.C. industry, methane emissions from drainage ditches, and more.

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The Highwood Bulletin 014

This week’s issue of the Highwood Bulletin features new methane regulations, new government funding, voluntary methane reductions, a new $300MM investment fund, emissions from non-operated assets, a cost-effective methane sensor, review of the federal output-based pricing system, and more.

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The Highwood Bulletin 013

This week, the Highwood Bulletin features new ambitious targets, emerging technologies, shifts in climate investment, green mergers, gas differentiation, net-zero modeling, and free methane webinars!

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At Highwood, we’re committed to learning. The Highwood Bulletin is our way of sharing what we learn. We publish regular updates on emissions management news, novel research, and special insights from our team of experts and our partners.

Download the 2021 Voluntary Initiatives Report

A growing number of voluntary emissions reduction initiatives exist for companies that want to demonstrate leadership to investors, end users, and the public. But the space is noisy; how initiatives compare, and the benefits of participation remain unclear. To shed light on these matters, Highwood has published this report.