Remote sensing of fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas production in North American tight geologic formations

@article{Schneising2014RemoteSO,
  title={Remote sensing of fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas production in North American tight geologic formations},
  author={O. Schneising and J. Burrows and R. Dickerson and M. Buchwitz and M. Reuter and H. Bovensmann},
  journal={Earth’s Future},
  year={2014},
  volume={2},
  pages={548-558}
}
In the past decade, there has been a massive growth in the horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing of shale gas and tight oil reservoirs to exploit formerly inaccessible or unprofitable energy resources in rock formations with low permeability. In North America, these unconventional domestic sources of natural gas and oil provide an opportunity to achieve energy self-sufficiency and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions when displacing coal as a source of energy in power plants. However… Expand

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