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According to the World Bank, over 7,500,000 kt of methane were released into the atmosphere worldwide as a result of agriculture and industry. The United States government is developing regulations to reduce methane emissions from the oil industry by more than 40% over the next decade. At the same time, the government is investing money in research to seek reliable ways to measure the level of methane emissions in the atmosphere that have come directly from natural gas production.
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According to the World Bank, over 7,500,000 kt of methane were released into the atmosphere worldwide as a result of agriculture and industry. The United States government is developing regulations to reduce methane emissions from the oil industry by more than 40% over the next decade. At the same time, the government is investing money in research to seek reliable ways to measure the level of methane emissions in the atmosphere that have come directly from natural gas production.  
  
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== Measuring methane emissions ==
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Natural gas makes up about a quarter of the energy used in the United States. New production methods, including those related to hydraulic fracturing, are expanding access to natural gas and have increased natural gas based power, which is credited with decreasing greenhouse gas emissions in the country. Recent estimates for methane emissions from natural gas industries in the United States have been widely divergent.
  
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== Reducing methane emissions ==
  
== Measuring methane emissions ==
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== Benefits of reducing methane emissions ==  
  
== Reducing methane emissions ==
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== Cost of reducing emissions ==  
  
== Benefits of reducing methane emissions ==
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== References ==  
  
== Cost of reducing emissions ==
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== Noteworthy papers in OnePetro ==  
  
== References ==
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== See also ==  
  
== Noteworthy papers in OnePetro ==
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== Category ==  
  
== See also ==
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Revision as of 10:48, 29 September 2015

According to the World Bank, over 7,500,000 kt of methane were released into the atmosphere worldwide as a result of agriculture and industry. The United States government is developing regulations to reduce methane emissions from the oil industry by more than 40% over the next decade. At the same time, the government is investing money in research to seek reliable ways to measure the level of methane emissions in the atmosphere that have come directly from natural gas production.

Measuring methane emissions

Natural gas makes up about a quarter of the energy used in the United States. New production methods, including those related to hydraulic fracturing, are expanding access to natural gas and have increased natural gas based power, which is credited with decreasing greenhouse gas emissions in the country. Recent estimates for methane emissions from natural gas industries in the United States have been widely divergent.

Reducing methane emissions

Benefits of reducing methane emissions

Cost of reducing emissions

References

Noteworthy papers in OnePetro

See also

Category