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Natural Gas STAR Program

Reports and Technical Resources

Reports and technical articles about reducing methane emissionsThe technical articles and resources listed below are just a sampling of information about options for reducing methane emissions and other industry-related reports and resources. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list. 

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Economic Analyses Reports

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Methane Emissions Reports and Data

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Technical Reports

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Other Resources

  • Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) - EPA's GHGRP tracks facility-level emissions from the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States.  
  • Greenhouse Gas Equivalency Calculator - This calculator allows users to translate common units of measure, such as pounds of methane or metric tons of carbon dioxide, to everyday terms including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from passenger cars or carbon sequestered by pine forests.
  • Oil and Natural Gas Air Pollution Standards - This page provides information about emissions from the oil and natural gas industry; links to proposed and final rules, fact sheets, and other rulemaking documents; and technical information about the air toxics standards under review.
  • e-MATRIXExit - This information exchange project of the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) Shale Gas Caucus, provides easy access to State information on best practices and cost-effective technologies that reduce air emissions at points along oil and gas systems.

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Additional Information

The following websites provide additional information on oil and gas methane emissions:

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