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2008 EPA M2M GRANT: Methane Emissions and Leak Detection in the Chinese Oil and Natural Gas System

  Project Information
Stage idea
Sector Oil and Gas
Geographical Focus China
Location Beijing 
Description of Project This grant was awarded to conduct methane emission and leak detection in the Chinese oil and natural gas system including the establishment of a China oil and gas methane inventory, as well as conduct project identification and promotion. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity China, United States
Instrumental Organizations Research Triangle Institute International (RTI)
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):  
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes The establishment of a China oil and gas methane. This study will design and implement a leak detection pilot project at a series of oil fields, processing plants and distribution lines in China. The results of these activities will be used by partner companies to implement maintenance activities that will reduce methane emissions. The results will be used by the study team to refine emission factors and emissions inventories for China’s oil and gas sector. 
Additional Documentation
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Mike

Last Name: Gallaher

Organization Name: Research Triangle Institute International (RTI)


Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $) Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $499,251


Description of In-Kind Support:

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