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TMFC, Texas Industry is Driving Progress on Flaring

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  With the goal of reducing flaring and eventually ending routine flaring, the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition strives to hold conversations with regulators to offer pragmatic approaches to achieve these goals while ensuring that the Texas oil and natural gas industry continues to thrive and provide essential products and energy security for the United…

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TMFC and BRTF File Comments on RRC SWR 32 Amendments Proposal

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  Today, the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition, along with the Blue Ribbon Task Force, filed comments on the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) proposed amendments to SWR 32 Data Sheet. The Coalition commends the RRC on the changes made to the Application for Exception to SWR 32. We recognize the importance of developing a…

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RRC Energy Minute Highlights Hard Work of Texas Oil and Natural Gas Industry to Reduce Flaring

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  The Railroad Commission of Texas released important flaring reduction stats in their latest edition of the Energy Minute. This data shows the hard work and ingenuity of the Texas oil and natural gas industry to implement best practices to reduce flaring in operations. Check out the full Energy Minute below.  

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Chairman Christian Op-Ed Highlights Industry’s Commitment to Reducing Flaring

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  In case you missed it, Railroad Commission of Texas Chairman Wayne Christian authored an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News on August 7, 2020 outlining steps the RRC and industry are taking to reduce flaring and ultimately end routine flaring. Included in the RRC’s proposal on flaring were recommendations made by the Texas Methane…

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TMFC Applauds RRC Actions to Work Toward Coalition’s Goal of Ending Routine Flaring

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  Yesterday during a hearing, the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) provided data that showed a significant reduction in flaring in Texas as well as proposed revisions to Statewide Rule 32 (SWR 32) Exception Data Sheet. The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (Coalition) appreciates the Commissioners’ leadership and looks forward to working with regulators and…

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Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition Applauds The Environmental Partnership’s 2020 Annual Report

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  The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition applauds the second annual report from The Environmental Partnership, an industry led initiative committed to continuously improving the industry’s environmental performance. The report highlights the expansion of the Partnership to include the midstream sector and has tripled its overall membership since launching in 2017. With the addition of…

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Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition Announces New Flaring Recommendations & Best Practices

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020 Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition Announces New Flaring Recommendations & Best Practices 6-16-20 TMFC Flaring Recommendations & Best Practices Report AUSTIN— The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition), an alliance of Texas oil and natural gas trade associations and more than 40 Texas energy companies, today published a…

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Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition Launches New Online Education Resources

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2020 Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition Launches New Online Education Resources AUSTIN— The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition), an alliance of Texas oil and natural gas trade associations and nearly 40 Texas energy companies, today announced they have launched new educational tools and resources for stakeholders, legislators and…

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Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition Response to EDF Report

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The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition is committed to finding and implementing additional industry-led solutions to minimize methane emissions and flaring. The Coalition formed to evaluate data such as this and develop industry-led practices and opportunities that improve environmental performance. The Coalition has reviewed EDF’s data and findings and provides the following analysis.  Misleading Permian…

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Energy In Depth Analysis of EDF New Permian Methane Estimates

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Energy In Depth (EID) takes an in-depth look at the data and PermianMAP released by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) regarding methane leakage in the Permian Basin, including “four things to know” about EDF’s methodologies, assumptions, and map. TO view EID’s analysis, visit https://eidclimate.org/four-things-to-know-about-edfs-new-permian-methane-estimates/.

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