Energy companies commit to reducing methane emissions

Eight companies -- BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall -- have committed to reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate around the world, including in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays, PennEnergy reports. The news site says the commitment was made as part of wider efforts by the global energy industry “to ensure that natural gas continues to play a critical role in helping meet future energy demand while addressing climate change.” For more, read the full story.

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