Study: Fixing oil and gas methane emissions could create jobs in New Mexico, U.S.

Cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas industry could create thousands of jobs across the country and in oil-producing states like New Mexico which is home to one of the most prolific fossil fuel regions in the Permian Basin.

What new Permian research means for U.S. methane policy

Newly released research is shedding more light on the largest sources of methane emissions in the nation’s largest oilfield.

Small Number of Permian Oil and Gas Sites Are Releasing Large Amounts of Methane

A relatively tiny number of Permian oil and gas sites are responsible for a wildly disproportionate amount of methane pollution, a new study from Methane Source Finder found.

Cleaning up methane pollution from Permian super emitters is ‘low hanging fruit’ for the climate, study finds

Experts shine a spotlight on the worst offenders in the Permian basin. The technological fixes are obvious, they say, but state regulators are so far unwilling to act.

The Basin Between Texas and New Mexico Leaks Heaps of Methane, NASA Finds

The study says fixing 123 methane leaks in Texas could reduce U.S.' methane emissions by 5.5%.

Leaks account for half of major methane sources at largest US oilfield — study

Malfunctioning equipment accounts for about half of the biggest sources of potent greenhouse gas methane emissions at the United States' largest oilfield, a study led by NASA showed on Wednesday.