If you ever wondered which is a worse pollutant, CO2 of methane. Methane is 27 times more heat trapping than CO2. In other words, 1 ton of Methane emissions is equivalent to 27 tons of CO2 emissions. With new digital imagery, it’s been uncovered that all those oil wells dotting the Permian basin are big leakers of you guessed it, methane!
Those wells are spewing methane gas at a rate 60% higher than all the other wells in the US. Read more >