Oil & Gas Groups Stress Marginal Wells In Latest Bid To Stay Methane Rule

May 20, 2024
A coalition of oil and gas groups is filing a motion to stay implementation of EPA’s methane standards for the sector -- echoing Republican-led states’ separate request filed last month -- relying heavily on claims EPA improperly failed to account for the rules’ effect on marginal wells that industry argues cannot easily absorb compliance costs. The groups “are likely to succeed” on the merits of their claims “because EPA failed its statutory duties by not adequately accounting for the methane...


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