Many Americans are ambivalent about natural gas, which produces less carbon dioxide than oil or coal but results in emission of methane, a far more potent greenhouse gas in the short term. Stanford experts weigh in on the subtleties of the issue.
Scientists have estimated the emissions intensity of carbon dioxide and other air pollutants from a major electricity distributor and highlighted key consequences – essential information for policymakers shaping decisions to reduce electricity system emissions.
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently honoredDr. Franklin M. Orr Jr. with SPE Honorary Membership at SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held 30 September – 2 October in Calgary, AB, Canada. Orr is Professor-Petroleum Engineering at Stanford University.