There’s been a lot of discussion about the fact that the United States imports Russian oil — and a pretty good amount of it. Now, you could be excused for asking yourself: “Wait a second, I thought the US had a bunch of oil in the Permian Basin in Texas and the Bakken Shale in North Dakota. Why the heck are we importing oil?” Turns out the answer is part chemistry and part economics.

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If there were fewer of us, would the amount of greenhouse gasses we emit reduce? It’s a question that often creeps up in discussions about climate change.

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Carbon capture and storage played a large role in Lease Sale 257, which recorded a bumper crop of bids from oil and gas producers Nov. 17 for drilling rights in the US Gulf of Mexico.

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Almost a million wells are quietly belching methane. The new rule could halve emissions.

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Stray methane is a sneaky pollutant. It’s also a thorn in the side of the natural gas industry.

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To control methane emissions, the EPA seeks better ways to measure them.

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