February 24, 2018

Methane and the greenhouse-gas footprint of natural gas from shale formations

Robert W. Howarth · Renee Santoro · Anthony Ingraffea

We evaluate the greenhouse gas footprint of natural gas obtained by high volume hydraulic fracturing from shale formations, focusing on methane emissions. Natural gas is composed largely of methane, and 3.6% to 7.9% of the methane from shale-gas production escapes to … Continue reading

NY DEC Information Requests

Prepared for: Independent Oil and Gas Association

Introduction
By letter dated April 12, 2010, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
(DEC), Division of Mineral Resources, requested additional technical information from the
Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York (IOGA) regarding high volume hydraulic
fracturing (HVHF) as it … Continue reading