Air


Methane Quantification/Monitoring


Articles

Elementa Science, Article 2019, by Pacsi, A.P., Ferrara, T., Schwan, K., Tupper, P., Lev-On, M., Smith, R. and Ritter, K.
"Equipment leak detection and quantification at 67 oil and gas sites in the Western United States"

AAPG Datapages, Article December 2018, by James A. Montague, George F. Pinder, and Theresa L. Watson
"Predicting gas migration through existing oil and gas wells"

PNAS, Article November 13, 2018, by Timothy L. Vaughn, Clay S. Bell, Cody K. Pickering, Stefan Schwietzke, Garvin A. Heath, Gabrielle Pétron, Daniel J. Zimmerle, Russell C. Schnell, and Dag Nummedal   
"Temporal variability largely explains top-down/bottom-up difference in methane emission estimates from a natural gas production region"

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Article July 13, 2018, by Ramón A. Alvarez, Daniel Zavala-Araiza , David R. Lyon , David T. Allen , Zachary R. Barkley , Adam R. Brandt , Kenneth J. Davis , Scott C. Herndon , Daniel J. Jacob , Anna Karion , Eric A. Kort , Brian K. Lamb , Thomas Lauvaux , Joannes D. Maasakkers , Anthony J. Marchese , Mark Omara , Stephen W. Pacala , Jeff Peischl , Allen L. Robinson , Paul B. Shepson , Colm Sweeney , Amy Townsend-Small , Steven C. Wofsy , and Steven P. Hamburg
"Assessment of Methane Emissions from the U.S. Oil and Gas Supply Chain"

Nature International Journal of Science, article April 11, 2018, by Jeff Tollefson
"US environmental group wins millions to develop methane-monitoring satellite"

Search and Discovery, Article February 27, 2017, by Susan Nash
"New Developments in Drones and Methane Detection for Monitoring, Emissions Detection, and Regulatory Compliance"

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Article November 14, 2016, by Mary Kang, Shanna Christian, Michael A. Celia, Denise L. Mauzerall, Markus Bill, Alana R. Miller, Yuheng Chen, Mark E. Conrad, Thomas H. Darrah, and Robert B. Jackson
"Identification and Characterization of High Methane-Emitting Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells"

EDF, Article September 23, 2013, by Ramon Alvarez  
"Protecting The Environment and Public Health Through Strong Science"

AAPG Datapages, Article 2007, by Marlene Duffy, Franklin S. Kinnaman, David L. Valentine, Edward A. Keller, and Jordan F. Clark
"Gaseous emission rates from natural petroleum seeps in the Upper Ojai Valley, California"

Conferences

SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Conference September 30-October 02, 2019, by Society of Petroleum Engineers
"Special Session 08: Methane Emissions Reduction Best Practices and Regulatory Planning"

CH4 Connections, Conference September 18-19,2019, by Energy Institute at CSU
"The Methane Emissions Conference"

EPA Natural Gas STAR, Webinar July 24, 2019, by EPA Natural Gas
"Methane Challenge Programs"

ILM Exhibitions, Conference March 22-23, 2019, by IMMC
"Industrial Methane Measure Conference"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Branko Milicevic
"Industry Workshop on Reducing Gas Sector Methane Emissions"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by J. Dehaeseleer
"Industry workshop on reducing methane emissions from the gas sector"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 2018, by Sue-Ern Tan
"Methane Guiding Principles and OGCI"

UNECE/GMI, Workshop presentation March 2018, by Michal Drabik
"Methane Management in Extractive Industries (Upstream Oil and Gas / Downstream Gas)"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018,by GIE
"GIE Key Messages on Methane Emissions"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Gert Müller-Syring, Charlotte Große
"Development of an Accurate and Consistent Method for Methane Emission Estimation from the Gas Distribution Grid"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Kamila Piotrowska
"Methane Emissions Industry Meeting"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 2018, by Lorena Perez
"IPIECA's work on Methane"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Ronald Kenter and Benjamin de Ville de Goyet
"Industry workshop on reducing methane emissions from the gas sector"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Mark Bell
"5th Session of the Group of Gas Experts"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Andrew Clifton
"SIGTTO Update to CH4 Emissions Industry Meeting"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Tania Meixús Fernández
"Case study: Enagás"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21,2018, by Bertrand Seurret
"A TSO proactive approach to cut down methane emissions"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Menelaos Ydreos
"CH4 Emissions Industry Meeting"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Paul Hosking and Mark Savage
"UNECE Industry Workshop"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Andrea Gerini
"Natural gas as transport fuel: which methane emissions?"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Dr. Konstantin Romanov
"Reduction of methane emissions: Russian case studies"

UNECE, Workshop presentation March 21, 2018, by Jan Liebetrau
"Renewable Gas from biogenic and no biogenic sources in EU"

IPAA, Conference 2016, by ERRT  
"Potential Implications of Federal Oil and Natural Gas Methane Regulations"

Papers 

The Environmental Partnership, Report 2019, by The Environmental Partnership
"Annual Report 2019"

Madrid Forum, Paper June 5-6, 2019, by GIE Marcogaz
"Potential ways the gas industry can contribute to the reduction of methane emissions"

Interstate Technology Regulatory Council, Overview September 28, 2018, by ITRC
"Evaluation of Innovative Methane Detection Technologies"

The National Academies Press, Paper 2018, by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
"Improving Characterization of Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States"

United States Environmental Protection Agency, Paper April 2018, by EPA
"Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks 1990-2016: Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells"

The National Academies Press, paper 2018, by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
"Chapter 3- Methane Emission Measurement and Monitoring Methods"

Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, paper 

Natural Gas STAR Program, report April 2018, by United States Environmental Protection Agency
"Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks"

Southwestern Energy, Paper 2017, by Southwestern Energy
"Air"

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, pdf November 23, 2017, by Zachary R. Barkley, Thomas Lauvaux, Kenneth J. Davis, Aijun Deng, Natasha L. Miles, Scott J. Richardson, Yanni Cao, Colm Sweeney, Anna Karion, MacKenzie Smith, Eric A. Kort, Stefan Schwietzke, Thomas Murphy, Guido Ceryone, Douglas Martins, and Joannes D. Maasakkers
"Quantifying methane emissions from natural gas production in north-eastern Pennsylvania"

International Gas Union, Paper October 19, 2017, by International Gas Union
"The Natural Gas Industry Methane Emissions Challenge"

SEG Library, paper December 27, 2016, by Colin Terry, Malcolm Argyle, Sol Meyer, Luise Sander, and Bill Hirst
"Mapping Methane Sources an Their Emission Rates Using An Aircraft"

US Department of Energy, Fossil Energy pdf 2016, by Office of Oil and Natural Gas
"Methane Emission"

AAPG Datapages, pdf June 2016, by Susan Nash
"New Developments in Drones and Methane Detection for Monitoring, Emissions Detection, and Regulatory Compliance"

SEG Library, paper March 2016, by Charles Stoyer
"Airborne Methane Mapping for Environmental Monitoring"

IPIECA, Paper June 2015, by IPIECA
"Exploring Methane Emissions"

Climate & Clean Air Coalition, Paper 2015, by Giulia Ferrini and Manfredi Caltagirone
"The CCAC Oil & Gas Methane Partnership"

IEAGHG, Report April 2013, by IEA Environmental Projects Ltd.
"Interaction of CO2 Storage With Subsurface Resources"

Environmental Protection Agency, Paper 2011, by EPA
"Reduced Emissions Completions for Hydraulically Fractured Natural Gas Wells"

Videos 

Environmental Defense Fund, video April 30, 2019, by Bernard Looney
"Methane Emissions: Drone Technology"

The American Petroleum Institute, Video March 26, 2019, by The Environmental Partnership
"The Environmental Partnership"

Colorado State University, Video 2019, by METEC Engineering Facility
"METEC: Methane Emissions Technology Evaluation Center"

Environment and Climate Change Canada, Video May 25, 2017, by The Government of Canada
"Reducing Methane Emissions From Heavy Oil Wells"

Environment and Climate Change Canada, Video May 25, 2017, by the Government of Canada
"Reducing Methane Emissions from Production Site Pipes"

Climate & Clean Air Coalition, video December 21, 2015, by Climate & Clean Air Coalition
"Reducing Methane Emissions in Oil and Gas Production"


Flaring Reduction

Underground Injection and Capture


Articles

Associated Gas Capture, Challenges and Opportunities, Presentation, August 26, 2019,
by Chad Wocken
North Dakota Gas Capture Update

Oil & Gas Journal, Article June 12, 2019, by Nick Snow
"World Bank: Global gas flaring up 3% in 2018"

Atlantic Council Working Together to Secure the Future, Article May 21, 2019, by Nichole Liebrov
"An Approach to Reduce Unproductive Flaring of Natural Gas: The Development of New Gas-To-Liquid Technology"

United  States Energy Association, Article January 15, 2019, by Mr. Sachs, Mr. Davtyan, William L. Newton, and Mr. Beardsworth
"Commercializing Flare Gas To Reduce Emissions And Develop Economies"

Journal of Petroleum Technology, Article September 04, 2018, by Stephen Rassenfoss
"Oil Production Secrets Betrayed from Space"

Springer Link, Article May 14, 2018, by Eric C. D. Tan, Dennis Schuetzle, Yimin Zhang, Orion Hanbury, and Robert Schuetzle
"Reduction of greenhouse gas and criteria pollutant emissions by direct conversion of associated flare gas to synthetic fuels at oil wellheads"

Energy Strategy  Reviews, Article March 08, 2018, by Christopher D. Elvidge, Morgan D. Bazilian, Mikhail Zhizhin, Tilottama Ghosh, Kimberly Baugh, and Feng-Chi Hsu
"The Potential Role of Natural Gas Flaring in Meeting Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Targets"

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac, Article August 17, 2016, by Richard Roehner, Palash Panja, and Milind Deo
"Reducing Gas Flaring in Oil Production from Shales"

Nature International Weekly Journal of Science, Article January 11, 2016, by Jeff Tollefson
"'Flaring' wastes 3.5% of world's natural gas"

AAPG Datapages, Article 2014, by B. Todd Hoffman, Steve Sonnenberg, Hossein Kazemi, and Qi Cui
"The Benefits of Reinjecting Instead of Flaring Produced Gas in Unconventional Oil Reservoirs"

Search and Discovery, Article 2006, by Brigitte Wexler, Mel Croft, Joana Benge, Claudio Morsetti, and Eric Vaubourdolle
"The Sanha Condensate Project: Increasing Value and Eliminating Flaring, Angola, Southern Africa"

Conferences

10 Times, Conference September 24-26, 2019, by The World Bank
"International Gas Flare Utilization & Monetization Conference & Exhibition"

IEA, conference May 27, 2019, by Glenn Sondak
"Flaring Emissions- International energy Agency"

IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Conference 2018, by M S Sari, Hadiyanto, and F Muhammad
"Flare gas recovery as one of the clean development mechanism (CDM) practices"

Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Conference 2014, by B. Todd Hoffman, Steve Sonnenberg, Kazemi Hossein, and Qi Cui
"The Benefits of Renjecting Instead of Flaring Produced Gas in Unconventional Oil Reservoirs"

Society of Petroleum Engineers, Conference August 5-7, 2014, by C.O. Kaladumo and T.J.K. Ideriah
"The Environmental Desideratta of Gas Flaring in the Emerging Oil and Gas Fields of Africa in the 21st Century: Lessons From the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria"

Society of Petroleum Engineers, Conference July 31 - August 07, 2010, by Chikaodi R. Anosike
"Unhealthy Effects of Gas Flaring and Wayforward to Actualize the Stopping of Gas Flaring in Nigeria"

Papers 

Research Gate, Paper February 2017, by Azeez G. Aregbe
"Natural Gas Flaring - Alternative Solutions"

HARC, Paper May 2015, by Rich Haut and Tom Williams
"White Paper Recommendations to Address Flaring Issues, Solutions and Technologies"


Subject Matter Experts


Michael Dunkel

Global Technology Leader for Upstream Water
Advisian, Worley Group
Michael.Dunkel@Advisian.com or Dunkelmrd@gmail.com
(469) 585-6468
Expertise: Water Management for Oil and Gas, Regulations, Methane Emissions and Well Operations 

Roy Hartstein

Founder and Managing Director
Responsible Energy Solutions
rhartstein@res-solutions.net  
(936) 203-3174
Expertise: Air & Methane Emissions - Produced Water Management 

Rich Haut

President
HEST, LLC
haut@HESTLLC.com
(281) 787-8768
Expertise: Air & Methane Emissions - Well Operations 

David Lyon, Ph.D.

Scientist
Environmental Defense Fund
dlyon@edf.org 
(512) 691-3414
Expertise: Methane and Air Emissions  

Susan Nash, Ph.D.

Director of Innovation & Emerging Science and Technology
American Association Petroleum Geologists
Director of Innovation and Emerging Science and Technology;
snash@aapg.org
(405) 314-7730
Expertise: Geology, New Technologies, Supply Chain, Machine Learning & Leak Detection 

Chad Wocken

Assistant Director, Clean Energy Solutions
University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center
cwocken@undeerc.org 
(701) 777-5273
Expertise:  Associated Gas Production, Flaring Mitigation, and Production Facility Optimization

Daniel Zimmerle

Senior Research Associate and director of METEC
Colorado State University
Senior Research Associate and Director
dan.zimmerle@colostate.edu
(970) 581-9945