10% of wells in NE BC are leaking

March 3, 2020 0 Comments

Methane leakage from wellbores is a significant threat to the environment given the power of methane as a greenhouse gas. Research indicates almost 11 percent of all oil and gas wells have a reported leak as well as weakness in reporting and monitoring of leaks.

Whether the leaks are related to cement failures or other deficiencies the end result is the same. Beyond the greenhouse gas release there is potential for groundwater contamination.

When it comes to properly monitoring wellbore leaks, whatever the leak path, proper measurement and reporting is essential. With 20+ years experience in regulatory compliance Surface Solutions is the partner that can help you gain control of your emission concerns.

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