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Methane emissions, pollution hit record in Permian: study

Methane emissions and pollution in the booming Permian Basin likely hit a new record in the second quarter after taking a small, but surprising, dip early this year, according to a new study.  The report estimates the volumes of methane from natural gas burned off or vented into the atmosphere averaged 663 million cubic feet per day in the second quarter, more than triple the amount of pollution and waste from just two years ago, according to the Norwegian research firm Rystad Energy.  Read more.....

 

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