As energy companies strive to get their emissions of methane under control, they’re being joined in the fight by a loose coalition of academic institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) employing a suite of tools that combine technological innovations, such as drones and satellite-based detection equipment, with advanced data analysis.Read more
With election season in full swing, some politicians, notably presidential hopeful Joe Biden, think calling for a ban on future oil and gas leasing on federal lands will score points with some voters.Read more
Carlsbad Municipal School District is one of three Permian Basin school districts to benefit from an investment in science and math education by ExxonMobil and the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI).
A facility that would inject liquid oilfield waste underground could be coming to the Delaware Basin in New Mexico after state regulators recently approved the needed permits for the facility.Read more
The Permian Basin in southeast New Mexico could be one of the most prolific oilfields in the world and see some of the direst environmental threats throughout the Land of Enchantment.Read more
The state of Texas has a flaring problem. It’s not a secret – it has been big news for years now, as the elected regulators at the Texas Railroad Commission have come under increasing pressure to take action to effectively reduce the high volumes of natural gas the industry has been flaring, especially in the Permian Basin in recent years.Read more