Can drones and camera technology help plug BP's methane leaks?

Michael Holder
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Inspectors testing out drones to monitor for methane leaks | Credit: BP
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Inspectors testing out drones to monitor for methane leaks | Credit: BP

Oil giant is introducing round-the-clock monitoring of methane leaks at its new oil and gas projects using a raft of cutting-edge technologies in what it claims is an industry first

As far as greenhouse gases go, methane gets far less attention than CO2. That may not be not wholly surprising - after all there are much smaller amounts of methane in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide,...

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