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by Ryan Streams, Manager of Regulatory Affairs on June 12, 2017 - 8:33am

EPA’s annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory is an estimate of U.S. emissions from a variety of sources and industrial sectors. Methane emissions from the oil and natural gas industry represent just 3.1% of the total. However, a new EPA study indicates that one of the assumptions EPA...

Tags: EPA, methane
by Kathleen Sgamma, President on June 2, 2017 - 10:50am
Western Energy Alliance applauds President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. The unratified treaty conflicted with the administration’s plans to increase American development of the energy that actually powers the country 

While many, including some large oil and natural gas companies, have urged the President to stay in the treaty, the negative impacts on the United States would have been enormous and amounted to a fundamental reordering of not just energy, but the entire economy. But don’t take my word for it. Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of...