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Release: Environmental Partnership’s 4th Annual Report Shows Increased Industry Participation, Significant Emissions Progress

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  September 28, 2022 AUSTIN – The Environmental Partnership, an initiative of over 100 U.S. oil and natural gas companies, has released its fourth annual report showcasing the industry’s continued progress in innovation and emissions reductions. According to the new report, participants continue to make significant progress across six environmental performance programs including reducing flaring,…

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Coalition Response to “Texas Methane Leaks” by David Schecter

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  May 27, 2022 A recent article by David Schecter with WFAA News fails to mention the facts when discussing methane emissions in Texas. Texas oil and natural gas operators are investing in technology solutions to improve field operations, mitigate methane emissions and reduce flaring. Utilization of on-site monitoring, satellite imaging, drone and ariel flyovers,…

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Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition Partners with Energy Elevated Technology Showcase Presented by TXOGA

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  May 12, 2022 On May 9, 2022, technology and innovation from the oil and natural gas industry was on display at the Energy Elevated Technology Showcase, presented by the Texas Oil & Gas Association in partnership with the Texas Methane and Flaring Coalition (the Coalition), in Austin, Texas.  Eight innovative companies featured technologies aimed…

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Coalition Releases New Resource – Flaring in Texas: Reporting and Transparency

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  April 14, 2022 Today, the Texas Methane & Flaring Coalition released a new resource related to increased transparency and tracking of flaring in Texas.  The resource discusses flaring regulations, new reporting measures, and a new online query system to allow for increased transparency in flaring exceptions.  

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RRC Energy Minute Highlights Agency Efforts to Increase Transparency on Flaring

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  April 8, 0222 The Railroad Commission of Texas’ (RRC) latest edition of the Energy Minute highlights the Agency’s efforts to increase transparency through a new online database for flaring and venting applications. This application grants increased public access to data and includes a User Guide for the new query system. Check out the full…

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Coalition Member Highlight

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  April 7, 2022 From Coalition Member, Chevron: New Pilot Project to Certify Operational and Environmental Performance Chevron announced a pilot project with Project Canary to independently certify operational and environmental performance in North America. The review will create hundreds of data points that will be considered for Project Canary’s Trust Well Certification program. “Chevron…

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GasLit Documentary Falls Short on Facts

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  March 18, 2022 The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at Arizona State University recently released Gaslit, a short and misleading documentary regarding natural gas flaring by the U.S. oil and natural gas industry.  While the report includes creative cinematography, it falls short on the facts. FACTS: A flare is a combustion device that minimizes…

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RRC: New Data Shows Continued Drop in Flaring

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  New data from the Railroad Commission of Texas reveals that Texas’ statewide flaring rate fell to an even lower record level at the end of 2021. The percentage of natural gas flared in Texas dropped to a new record low of 0.19% in November. The Coalition continues to be encouraged by the downward slope…

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New Report Shows Significant Reductions in Emissions and Flaring

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  January 21, 2022 Last week the American Petroleum Institute (API) released their State of American Energy Report featuring significant reductions in emissions and flaring in the U.S. and around the world. According to the report, U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions are at generational lows, in significant part because of the increased use of natural gas…

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ICYMI: Coalition Members Continue to Advance Progress on Flaring and Methane Emissions Reductions

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  December 17, 2021 As a global leader in the responsible production of energy, Texas oil and natural gas companies are constantly working to improve environmental performance while producing the power and products that make modern life possible. In case you missed it, below are two recent articles outlining steps taken by companies to advance…

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