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California Pressures Chevron Over Central California Oil Leaks

BAKERSFIELD (AP) – California regulators have ordered Chevron to provide more information about eight recent or ongoing oil leaks near a facility in Kern County. The Bakersfield Californian …

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Natural Gas Leaks Ignored by Roughnecks Could Be Oil’s Future

The energy guru that advised the U.S. Department of Defense on sustainability said drillers who are ignoring methane emissions are letting future profits seep away. Amory Lovins, who’s been warning …

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State ramps up pressure on Chevron over oil leaks in western Kern

State oil regulators turned up the heat on Chevron Tuesday, ordering the company to provide still more information about eight recent or ongoing uncontrolled releases of oily fluid in the Cymric Oil …

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EPA moves to revoke rules on oil industry methane leaks

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved Thursday to revoke regulations on methane leaks from oil facilities, a proposal environmental advocates said would renounce key federal authority to …

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Continued oil leaks prompt expert study, new violations for Chevron

State regulators have taken the rare step of placing an entire oil field under technical scrutiny following continued, uncontrolled releases of oily fluid at Chevron Corp. operations near McKittrick.

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Fracking Industry Tries To Stop Methane Leaks, Voluntarily

The concern is that the energy industry leaks too much methane from its operations – at … At the same time, the industry continues to keep the United States number one in both oil and natural gas …

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California implements revolutionary new utility model for gas leaks

So, while the federal government looks to take another step backwards on oil and gas climate pollution … it fundamentally alters the utility business model for leak control and sets an approach for …

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The Leaks That Threaten the Clean Image of Natural Gas

In the U.S. alone, the methane that leaks or is released from oil and gas operations annually is equivalent to the greenhouse gas emissions from more than 69 million cars, according to a Wall Street …

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Health officials: Pipeline leaks 10K gallons of oil

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Health Department says more than 10,000 gallons of oil has spilled from a pipeline in Williams County. The agency says in a statement that the spill was reported …

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Oil and gas groups under pressure to plug leaks

Boom times for US oil and gas have shone a new spotlight on an old problem: leaks of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. Persistent leakage of its main constituent undercuts the claim that natural gas …

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