Oil and Gas Proceedings

Oil and Gas Subcommittee Meeting

Final Subcommittee Meeting Minutes (PDF, 12 pp, 102 KB)

Welcome and Introductions
Javier Bocanegra (Mexico) and Michael Layer (Canada), Subcommittee Co-Chairs

  • Brief introduction of meeting participants
  • Review of meeting goals/adoption of agenda

Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) Update

Carey Bylin, U.S. EPA

  • General Update

General Discussion of On-going Subcommittee Business/Action Items for the Year

Subcommittee Co-Chairs

  • Subcommittee goals and possible next steps
  • Areas for Subcommittee engagement
  • Brief updates on sector-specific activities within each country in support of the GMI strategic goals and charge to the Subcommittee (Specifically, those activities not presented during the Technical Sessions)

Summary of Action Items Discussed at this Meeting

Subcommittee Co-Chairs

  • Meeting action items
  • Specific tasks meeting participants agree to accomplish and report on by next meeting
  • Possible agenda topics for the next subcommittee meeting
  • Confirmation of meeting location

Oil and Gas Technical Sessions

(Note: links not provided for presentations that did not have supporting slides)

Corporate Experience in Addressing Methane Emissions

Reduction on Methane Emission - China National Offshore Oil in Action


Implementing Innovative Pipeline Repair Methods in Ukraine to Avoid Methane Emissions from Venting

Oleh Kostenko, Ukrtransgas (PDF, 18 pp, 1.36 MB)

Approaches to Methane Emissions Detection and Measurement

Advanced Mobile Technologies for the Identification, Attribution, Quantification, and Visualization of Fugitive Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production

Chris Rella, Picarro (PDF, 25 pp, 3.33 MB)

Flaring as a Source of Short-Lived Climate Forcers: Field Measurements of Black Carbon Emissions using Sky-LOSA

Matthew Johnson, Carleton University

A Novel Remote GHG Emission Monitoring System

David Picard, Clearstone Engineering Ltd. (PDF, 13 pp, 839 KB)

GHG Reductions Via Flaring & Venting Mitigation in Western Canada

Matthew Johnson, Carleton University

Panel Session: Collaborating with the Global Methane Initiative to Identify and Measure Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

Invited panelists include representatives from the following organizations:

STAR Energy, Indonesia (PDF, 14 pp, 2.10 MB)
Ecopetrol, Colombia (PDF, 16 pp, 1.32 MB)
PEMEX, Mexico (PDF, 5 pp, 291 MB)
PTT, Thailand (PDF, 4 pp, 543 KB)

Demonstration of the FLIR GF Series and OPGAL EyecGas Infrared Cameras

Best Practices for Capturing and Utilizing Methane Emissions in the Oil and Gas Industry

An Overview of PTAC's R&D Work on Reducing Methane Emissions, Recovery and Field Usage

Soheil Asgarpour, Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PDF, 31 pp, 1.08 MB)

Best Practices for Reduction of Methane Emissions from Arctic Oil and Gas Production

Stephanie Saunier, Carbon Limits (PDF, 24 pp, 2.18 MB)

Profitable Use of Vented Emissions in Gas and Oil Production

Howard Malm, REM Technology and Andrea Lamond, Encana (PDF, 22 pp, 1 MB)

Management of Flashing Losses from Condensate Tanks at Compressor Stations

David Picard, Clearstone Engineering Ltd. (PDF, 9 pp, 702 KB)

Gas-to-Liquid Technologies for Carbon Capture

Omar Hurtado, SNC-Lavalin Environment

Funding Methane Reduction Projects via Carbon Offset Credit Generation

Michael D'Antoni, Pacific Carbon Trust (PDF, 17 pp, 923 KB)

Best Practices for Evaluating and Reducing Emissions from Oil and Associated Gas Production

Moderated by Mauricio Rios, World Bank
Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership

An Evaluation of Flare Gas Reduction Opportunities

Bent Svensson, World Bank (PDF, 29 pp, 1.92 KB)
Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership

Estimating GHG emissions for Hydraulically-Fractured Wells in Western Canada

David Tyner, Carleton University

Evaluation of Casing Gas Recovery Options

David Picard, Clearstone Engineering Ltd. (PDF, 17 pp, 4.40 MB)

Measurement of Emissions from Oil Storage Tank

David Picard, Clearstone Engineering Ltd. (PDF, 18 pp, 1.30 MB)

Progress Toward a New Approach for Detecting and Quantifying Sources of Fugitive Emissions in Industrial Facilities

Matthew Johnson, Carleton University