UK “systematically and severely” underestimates oil and gas methane emissions -report

Published 18:25 on January 30, 2023  /  Last updated at 23:14 on January 30, 2023  / Roy Manuell /  EMEA, International, UK ETS

The current method for estimating UK methane output from offshore oil and gas production "systematically and severely" underestimates emissions, with many other countries also likely to be falling short in their GHG accounting from the sector, according to a study by US-based researchers.
The current method for estimating UK methane output from offshore oil and gas production "systematically and severely" underestimates emissions, with many other countries also likely to be falling short in their GHG accounting from the sector, according to a study by US-based researchers.


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