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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9787–9796, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-9787-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9787–9796, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-9787-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 02 Aug 2019

Research article | 02 Aug 2019

Methane emissions from oil and gas platforms in the North Sea

Stuart N. Riddick et al.

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Currently, bottom-up methods estimate that 0.13 % of methane produced by UK North Sea oil and gas installations is lost. Here we measure emissions from eight platforms in the North Sea and, when considered collectively, the methane loss is estimated at 0.19 % of gas production. As this ambient loss is not explicitly accounted for in the bottom-up approach, these measured emissions represent significant additional emissions above previous estimates.
Currently, bottom-up methods estimate that 0.13 % of methane produced by UK North Sea oil and...
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