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2008 EPA M2M GRANT: Activities that Advance Methane Recovery and Use as a Clean Energy Source in the Oil and Gas Industry in Ecuador

  Project Information
Stage idea
Sector Oil and Gas
Geographical Focus Ecuador
Location Guayaquil 
Description of Project This grant was awarded to support activities that advance methane recovery and use as a clean energy source in the oil and gas industry in Ecuador through the analysis of gas emissions from marginal oil fields and to conduct the evaluation of potential capture and use projects in Guayaquil, Ecuador. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity Ecuador, United States
Instrumental Organizations Coastal Institute of Technology, Coastal Polytechnic University
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):  
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes This project supports a proposal to analyze gas emissions from marginal oil fields and evaluate potential capture and use projects. This project will also include training/workshop component. 
Additional Documentation Methane Emissions From a Declining Marginal Oil Field as a Clean Energy Source: Identification, Quantification and Pre-feasibility Assessment (PDF)
Final Report USEPA Agreement XA-83397101 (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Jorge

Last Name: Duque-Rivera

Organization Name: Coastal Institute of Technology, Coastal Polytechn


Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $) Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $299,468


Description of In-Kind Support:

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