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Brazil Oil & Gas: Methane Emission Reduction Tool Development and Testing

  Project Information
Stage Ongoing
Sector Oil and Gas
Geographical Focus Brazil
Location Brazil 
Description of Project EPA will issue a two year $225,000 grant ($100,000 in year 1 and $150,000 in year 2) to test methane emission reduction protocol facility in Brazil. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity Brazil, United States
Instrumental Organizations U.S. EPA
Carey Bylin
Natural Gas STAR Program
Methane to Markets, Oil & Gas
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Phone: +1-202-343-9669
Visiting Address and Private Mail Carrier (FedEx etc.)
1310 L St., NW
Washington, DC 20005
U.S. Mail Address:
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (6207J)
Washington DC 20460


Carlos Augusto Arentz Pereira
Energy Performance Manager
Petrobras, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.
Av. Almirante Barroso 81, 35th floor
Rio de Janeiro 20031-004, RJ
Tel: 5521 3229 2406
Fax: 5521 3229 4824
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):  
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes Project identification, support technology transfer, and project implementation.  
Additional Documentation
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Carey

Last Name: Bylin

Organization Name: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $) Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: 225,000


Description of In-Kind Support:

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