Ewire: Major oil companies say EPA methane rollback ‘frustrating’

August 13, 2020
Major oil and gas companies including Shell are expressing public concern with EPA’s rollback of methane standards for new equipment in the sector, fearing the move could undermine the industry’s public case that natural gas is a cleaner-burning fuel that can help address climate change. “The negative impacts of leaks and fugitive emissions have been widely acknowledged for years, so it's frustrating and disappointing to see the administration go in a different direction," said Gretchen Watkins, president of the U.S...

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