Methane Found In Wellwater Near Natural Gas Drilling

As controversy intensifies over shale-gas drilling, a new Duke University study finds high methane levels in the groundwater wells of homes in ...

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  • Testing finds methane in Dry Hollow near Silt
    EnCana reportedly was fined more than $175,000 for contamination of those wells, and in 2004 had paid a fine of $371,000 for causing a natural ... Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC). Plus, ...
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  • Why Is Methane Emissions Management Critical For Natural ...
    Reducing methane emissions from oil and gas operations is recognized as one of the most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gases. While energy companies are doing their part to conserve emissions through gas capture, combustion and leak detection and repair program improvements, some natural gas is still lost during normal operations.
    12/3/2020 - 9:24 am | View Website
  • 'Methane' Sounds Worse Than 'Natural Gas'
    The Yale researchers noted that "natural gas" generated associations with words like clean and cooking whereas "methane" associated with gas, cows, greenhouse, global warming, and climate change. ...
    12/3/2020 - 8:12 am | View Website
  • Abandoned Gas Wells Are Left to Spew Methane for Eternity ...
    The most worrisome of these is methane, the main component of natural gas. If carbon dioxide is a bullet, methane is a bomb. Odorless and invisible, it captures 86 times more heat than CO₂ over ...
    12/1/2020 - 12:18 pm | View Website
  • Methane in Well Water
    Methane is a colorless, odorless gas that can dissolve in water. Methane in water escapes quickly to the air as a gas. Methane gas can build up in poorly ventilated areas, such as bathrooms, laundry rooms, and in the well itself. If too much of the gas builds up, it can cause a fire or explosion.
    12/1/2020 - 9:55 am | View Website
  • Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and LNG Imports
    from the (oil and) natural gas value chains, as methane is a much more powerful GHG than carbon dioxide. There are major problems of availability, measurement, reporting and verification of methane emissions data. Given the growing importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Europe, emissions must increasingly ...
    11/30/2020 - 2:57 pm | View Website
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