Study: UK Offshore Methane Leakage is Five Times the Official Estimate

Climate-warming methane emissions from offshore oil and gas production in the UK are likely far higher than the British government’s estimates, according to a new study from Princeton University’s Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE). 

Methane, marketed as natural gas, has a global warming potential about 80 times higher than CO2 over the first 20 years of its lifespan.


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