Weekly Update

Friday, August 28, 2020

Energy Briefing

Energy Infrastructure Company Says Natural Gas to Play ‘Important Role’ in Low-Carbon Future

The Oklahoma pipeline company Williams said it aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by more than half from 2005 levels by 2030.


Texas Railroad Commission Takes Further Steps to Address Flaring

Commissioners at the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC), one of the state regulatory bodies that oversees oil and gas production, recently voted to approve draft changes that aim to reduce flaring within the Lonestar State.


Report: Oil and Gas Industry Continues Progress in Reducing Methane Emissions

Oil and gas companies that participated in the Environmental Partnership’s Leak Detection & Repair Program had a methane leak occurrence rate of less than 0.1%, ten times lower than U.S. EPA estimates, according to the third annual progress report released this week by the American Petroleum Institute’s Environmental Partnership.



Women for Natural Gas



With more women than ever before choosing careers in oil and natural gas, this may be the new face of oilfield roughnecks.

Learn more about the future of women in the oil field here: https://women.texansfornaturalgas.com/


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