Shell launches methane detection pilot
Initiative aims to enable better early detection and repair of methane leaks.
Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rules
The methane rule forces energy companies to capture methane burned off at drilling sites on public lands.
Petro industry can cut methane emissions 45% with current technology
Emissions could be achieved by cutting methane leaks and through less intentional venting of gasses.
Obama proposing nearly 50% cut to oil, gas production methane emissions
Officials estimate the rules could cost industry up to $420 million in 2025.