Week in Review 6.10.22

Majority Staff Report Finds Oil and Gas Sector Fail to Quantify and Address Super-Emitting Methane Leaks

On Wednesday, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) gaveled in a Full Committee hearing titled, “Detecting and Quantifying Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector” to assess the challenge of oil and gas sector methane leaks. Members and witnesses discussed recent advances in innovative leak detection and repair technologies, as well as the importance of deploying such technologies broadly throughout oil and gas sector operations to achieve large-scale reductions in methane emissions.

Coming up in Committee

Subcommittee on Environment Hearing

  • Dr. Kevin R. Petty, VP, Weather and Earth Intelligence, Spire Global, Inc.
  • Dr. Fred Carr, Professor Emeritus, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
  • Dr. Scott Glenn, Board of Governors Professor Center for Ocean Observing Leadership of the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University

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