Tracking and reducing methane emissions from oil and gas operations needs an innovative approach, according to new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Measuring and Managing the Unknown: Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Value Chain" authors Sarah Marie Jordaan and Kate Konschnik highlight the growing pressure on industry and policymakers to address the "unknown" factor in greenhouse gas emissions and propose a regulatory approach that remains open to new technologies.
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Canada's energy sector will need to think about more than just low oil prices in 2016. There are numerous structural issues facing the sector that will need to be overcome, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "The Future of Canadian Energy Policy," the second edition of the Institute's National Priorities 2016 series, author Benjamin Dachis contends that getting elements of energy policy right should be made a national priority.