BP’s emission targets are “too little too late” for the climate, said anti-fracking campaigners protesting against the company in London this morning.
Plans for what could be one of the UK’s first power stations equipped with carbon capture technology were announced today.
A small oil well on the world heritage coast in Dorset is legally allowed to emit hundreds of tonnes of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, annually direct into the atmosphere.
Study finds methane leaks from 30% of abandoned wells – but emissions average less than a single cow
A study of decommissioned onshore oil and gas wells in the UK found that 30% were leaking methane. But the average leak produced lower emissions than a breeding dairy cow.