Posts Tagged ‘fracking’

Sensor Network Could Change How Methane Emissions Are Detected

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Sensor Network Could Change How Methane Emissions Are Detected Project Astra, led by Dave Allen, is launching novel technology to revolutionize how methane leaks are found across oil and gas sites to minimize releases into the atmosphere.

New Study Measures Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production and Offers Insights into Two Large Sources

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New Study Measures Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production and Offers Insights into Two Large Sources

David Allen‘s research team and environmental testing firm URS report that a small subset of natural gas wells are responsible for the majority of methane emissions from two major sources — liquid unloadings and pneumatic controller equipment — at natural gas production sites.

With natural gas production in the United States expected to continue … Read the rest »

Improving Water Recycling at Hydraulic Fracturing Sites

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Improving Water Recycling at Hydraulic Fracturing Sites Professor Benny Freeman and team have developed high-efficiency, durable filters to significantly reduce the amount of water and energy hydraulic fracturing requires