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RRC Data Shows Dramatic Decline in Flaring in Texas

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  Today, the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) released new data showing Texas oil and natural gas production continues to show a downward trend in flaring intensity. According to numbers released from the agency, “the percentage of natural gas flared compared to the natural gas produced from oil and gas wells in Texas dropped from…

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World Bank Report Shows U.S., Texas Lead In Global Flaring Reduction

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  The United States and Texas continue to make progress in reducing flaring, and the World Bank’s annual Global Gas Flaring Tracker Report details the progress made by the oil and natural gas industry to reduce flaring across the nation. According to the report, there was a 32% decrease in flaring across the U.S. from…

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New TIPRO/TNG Report Underscores Flaring Progress Being Made in Permian Basin

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  A new report from the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), a member of the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition, underscores the progress being made in the Permian Basin to reduce flaring and methane emissions. The analysis, Flaring Progress in the Permian: Leading the World, was completed by Texans for Natural Gas (TNG)…

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Statement on Routine Flaring Post Winter Storm

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Following the February 2021 winter storm, the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition issued the following statement: “Operators across Texas have been working extensively throughout this crisis to safely restart production of essential natural gas that was taken offline due to power losses, hazardous transportation conditions and weather- related equipment issues. During this tedious and manpower-intensive…

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Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition Announces Goal of Ending Routine Flaring by 2030

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  February 10, 2021 AUSTIN—The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) has issued the following statement regarding routine flaring: The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) supports industry’s continued progress to end routine flaring and shares a goal of ending this practice by 2030. Based on an extensive review of regulatory requirements and…

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Coalition Publishes “Myth vs. Fact” to Debunk Common Myths About Methane and Flaring

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  On Friday, February 5, the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) published a “Myth vs. Fact” document to debunk common myths surrounding methane and flaring. The Coalition has provided helpful links and resources to credible information on these important issues. Coalition “Myth vs. Fact”    

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Coalition Files Comments on Instructions Form PR Monthly Production Report

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  On Friday, January 8, the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) filed comments to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) on the proposed changes to the instructions to Form PR Monthly Production Report. The changes proposed will give the RRC significantly more detailed information with which to make regulatory and administrative recommendations and…

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Coalition Response to Earthwork’s Methane Misinformation Scorecard

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The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) is committed to finding and implementing solutions to minimize methane emissions. A recent publication from Earthworks attempts to discredit the great strides industry has taken towards environmental progress, its pragmatic approaches to data collection, and its continuous innovation using pioneering technologies that offer real successes. Industry-led organizations,…

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TMFC Applauds The Environmental Partnership’s Flaring Reduction Program

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  The Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition (the Coalition) applauds The Environmental Partnership’s (TEP) announcement of their new program to reduce flaring. The program will advance best practices to reduce flare volumes, promote the beneficial use of associated gas, and improve flare reliability and efficiency when flaring does occur. The program will analyze and aggregate…

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TMFC Technology Showcase Highlights Emerging Technologies To Reduce Flaring and Methane Emissions

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2020   TMFC Technology Showcase Highlights Emerging Technologies To Reduce Flaring and Methane EmissionsSix companies presented their technologies to Texas oil and natural gas operators AUSTIN—On Thursday, November 19 the Texas Methane and Flaring Coalition held a virtual technology showcase to highlight and present emerging technology solutions to operators…

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