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December 9, 2020  

Governments investing in $875M biofuel plant project in Montreal

Varennes Carbon Recyling project uses technology developed by Enerkem to process non-recyclable materials.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 7, 2020  

Canada missing target to cut methane emissions by 2025

Current regulations will only achieve a 29% cut by 2025 instead of the targeted 40% to 45%.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
August 29, 2019  

US proposes easing oil rules on climate changing methane emissions

Would ease requirements on oil and gas sites to monitor for methane leaks and plug them.

News Oil & Gas General
April 4, 2019  

Ottawa considers approval of BC methane rules called ‘weak’ in report

Under B.C.’s proposals, a leaking well could emit more than twice the amount of methane than Ottawa will allow when its rules come into effect next year.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 17, 2017  

Chemical process could make climate nemesis carbon a valuable resource

Three prototypes to show carbon converted to methanol can serve as an eco-friendly fuel of the future.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 30, 2017  

Oil patch wants “flexibility” on coming methane cuts or jobs are at risk

Cuts would be easier in some parts of the oil patch than others; industry wants to take the most cost-effective approach.

News General
October 18, 2017  

Industry may face new costs over methane cuts after high emissions reading

CAPP warns that new regulations shouldn’t load industry with too many new costs.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
August 9, 2017  

Shell launches methane detection pilot

Initiative aims to enable better early detection and repair of methane leaks.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
June 21, 2017  

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.

News Energy Government Metals Oil & Gas General
May 26, 2017  

Federal methane emission reduction plan raises industry concerns

Requires regular checks for equipment for leaks, repairs, cleaner technologies, monitored emission levels and reports.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Sustainability
April 27, 2017  

Oil and gas methane emissions higher than thought: report

Research says methane is 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide over a 20-year period.

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October 24, 2016  

Alberta adds $33M to GHG reduction fund

Money will be used to develop emissions reduction technologies, and is to be funded by a carbon levy heavy CO2 emitters have paid into since 2007.

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March 22, 2016  

Duke Energy to turn pig poop into electricity

Transmission facility in eastern Carolina will power up to 10,000 homes.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 11, 2016  

Environmental groups welcome methane reduction targets

Trudeau, Obama promising to reduce emissions by up to 45% by 2025.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Sustainability
August 19, 2015  

Obama proposing nearly 50% cut to oil, gas production methane emissions

Officials estimate the rules could cost industry up to $420 million in 2025.

News Energy Government General Sustainability
August 18, 2015  

EPA tightens landfill standards to reduce methane emissions

Federal agency says the new standards will cost about $55 million to implement over the next 10 years.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 11, 2015  

Italian farmers test methane tractor prototype

It could eliminate need to buy fuel for farms that produce their own bio-methane.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
January 15, 2015  

Ottawa welcomes US oil gas methane regs

…But assessing the implications for Canada before committing to match them.

News Energy Sustainability
November 1, 2013  

East Coast Energy gets permits to drill for natural gas in Nova Scotia

Exploration for coal-bed methane will not involve typically used hydraulic fracking.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
May 13, 2013  

World passes CO2 level milestone: We’re stuck’ with global warming

Carbon measurement passes 400 ppm, shows emissions are accelerating.

News Energy Sustainability
April 29, 2013  

EPA lowers methane leak estimates during NG production

Environmental Protection Agency report further divides fracking camps.