Methane Rules for the Oil and Gas Sector

This is a compilation of our podcasts, legal analyses, and Regulatory Tracker pages about the Biden administration’s efforts to strengthen methane regulation from the oil and gas sector, and the regulatory history starting with the Obama administration.


Legal Analyses

Regulatory Tracker Pages

  • On our EPA VOC and Methane Standards for Oil and Gas Facilities page we discuss why regulation of this powerful greenhouse gas matters and track the timeline of events and litigation around the rulemaking from the Obama administration to the present. (Ongoing)
  • On our BLM Methane Waste Prevention Rule page we track rulemakings and litigation on gas that is wasted through venting, flaring, and leaks by oil and gas lessees on public lands. (Ongoing)