Disused oil and gas wells wells a major source of methane
Heasman, Richard; Tickell, Oliverhttp://www.theecologist.org/News/news_round_up/2677596/disused_oil_and_gas_wells_wells_a_major_source_of_methane.html
Publisher: The Ecologist
Date Written: 28/12/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17132
Long-disused oil and gas wells in the US have been found to be a 'significant' source of the super greenhouse gas methane. The climate impact of oil and gas is underestimated, as this long term impact is not included in existing calculations.