FILE - A man fishes near an oil drilling platform on May 8, 2020, in Port Aransas, Texas. Offshore oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico are releasing far more climate-changing methane than official estimates show, according to a new study published Monday, April 3, 2023.

Energy & Environment

Gulf of Mexico oil worse for climate than thought, study

Posted on · Using data collected from aircraft in part, climate scientists found the additional methane coming from oil and gas platforms in the Gulf region raises their carbon intensity to twice as much as estimated by U.S. agencies like the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

Houston Matters

Friday’s Show: Methane Emissions, And Composer Howard Goodall (Dec. 13, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Videos from a chemical plant in West Texas shed new light on methane emissions. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And British composer Howard Goodall presents the world premiere of his new Christmas Cantata.

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