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New Study Measures Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production and Offers Insights into Two Large Sources

New Study Measures Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production and Offers Insights into Two Large Sources

Researchers find a small percentage of wells accounts for the majority of emissions.

Spring 2013 UT Energy Poll Shows Consumer Opposition to Exporting Natural Gas

Spring 2013 UT Energy Poll Shows Consumer Opposition to Exporting Natural Gas

 Thirty-nine percent of Americans believe the United States should keep the natural gas it produces at home rather than sell it to other countries, the latest University of Texas Energy Poll reports today. Only 28 percent of those surveyed say they support exporting domestically produced natural gas to other countries. Responses differ by gender, with…   » Continue Reading

New, Rigorous Assessment of Shale Gas Reserves Forecasts Reliable Supply from Barnett Shale Through 2030

New, Rigorous Assessment of Shale Gas Reserves Forecasts Reliable Supply from Barnett Shale Through 2030

A new study, believed to be the most thorough assessment yet of the natural gas production potential of the Barnett Shale, foresees slowly declining production through the year 2030 and beyond and total recovery at greater than three times cumulative production to date. This forecast has broad implications for the future of U.S energy production…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas at Austin Study Measures Methane Emissions Released from Natural Gas Production

A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin, and including engineering and environmental testing firms URS and Aerodyne Research, is conducting a major field study to measure methane emissions from natural gas production, about which little empirical data exist.