Author: Gaelle Cauchois

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Carbon Limits is releasing today a report providing insights on methane emissions patterns from the midstream sector in Europe. This report sheds new light on a few critical issues related to the mitigation of methane emissions in the region: What is the distribution of emission rates across various industry sites and how does it vary … Continued

MRV “Training of Trainers” Workshop Successfully Held in Ukraine

Carbon Limits successfully completed a three-day training workshop in Kyiv focused on the implementation of monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of greenhouse gases.   The participants were engaged in numerous training courses, exercises and discussions with regards to the concepts, technical details and legal aspects of MRV in Ukraine.   The workshop was arranged as … Continued

Flare Reduction in Iraq project – Workshop in Amman

On October 18-19, Carbon Limits, together with Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and Norwegian Environment Agency have conducted a workshop in Amman under the Flare Reduction in Iraq project which is part of a broader cooperation between Norway and Iraq under the Oil for Development programme. Representatives from both the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and the Ministry … Continued

Methane emissions measurement in Kazakhstan

Last week, Carbon Limits successfully performed a methane and VOC detection and measurement campaign on gas transmission and distribution facilities in Kazakhstan. Once analysed, the data will serve as the basis to identify viable emissions reduction opportunities. In addition to identification and measurements, a number of “easy-to-fix” leaking components were repaired on the spot. We … Continued

Workshop on emissions from the oil and gas sector – Iran

Carbon Limits and its partner Aquateam delivered a two-day workshop on emissions from the oil and gas sector in Asaluyeh, Iran. The workshop was attended by around 50 experts from oil, gas and petrochemical industry in Asaluyeh and covered a number of topics including: gas flaring reduction technologies, methane emissions from oil and gas systems … Continued

Carbon finance for the Oil and Gas sector

The Pilot Auction Facility for Methane and Climate Change Mitigation (PAF) is an innovative climate finance model developed by the World Bank Group to stimulate investment in projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions while maximizing the impact of public funds and leveraging private sector financing. The World Bank commissioned Carbon Limits to analysis of the … Continued

Associated Petroleum Gas conference in Moscow

  Carbon Limits gave a presentation on “Novel gas utilization technologies and approaches- International case studies” at the Associated Petroleum Gas conference organised in Moscow the 23rd of March 2015. The conference covered a number of aspects related to gas flaring in the Russian Federation and included presentations from Gazprom, Gazprom Neft and WWF Russia … Continued

Improving utilization of associated gas in US tight oil fields

In recent years, tight oil production in the Bakken formation in North Dakota and the Eagle Ford formation in Texas have grown significantly to around 2.8 million barrels a day at the beginning of 2015. With this growth, flaring (or burning) of associated gas has raised public concerns both from an environmental and economic perspective. … Continued