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Combination of advanced analytics and technology will enable accurate methane emissions quantification and aid in efficient leak detection
PALATINE, Ill. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — CleanAir Engineering, Inc. (CleanAir), a leading provider of technical products and services for sustainability and resource management, and Picarro, Inc. (Picarro), the global provider of analytics-driven leak detection and emissions management solutions, today announced that they will combine Picarro’s industry-leading technology with CleanAir’s best-in-class services to provide upstream and midstream natural gas operators with mobile methane monitoring solutions. One focus area will be CleanAir’s deployment of Picarro-equipped vehicles to conduct methane surveys and quantify emissions in the Marcellus Shale region. With this information, clients will be able to better understand their emissions rates, take action to reduce them, and meet environmental, social, and governance (ESG) targets.
“Reducing methane emissions is key to mitigating climate change,” said Vince Gaeto, Vice President, Energy Sales and Marketing at Picarro. Worldwide, the Picarro solution has been detecting and quantifying downstream methane emissions since 2011 and in the upstream field environment since 2017, enabling unparalleled data collection – turning millions of survey miles and billions of data points into the most trusted data analytics resource in the industry. “We’re pleased to be working with CleanAir, a highly experienced service provider, as they further expand our innovative technology in the up and midstream oil and gas market.”
“CleanAir has been providing accurate and reliable measurement and monitoring solutions for nearly 50 years,” said Dr. Volker Schmid, Vice President of Applied Technology at CleanAir. “We selected the Picarro Solution for our monitoring service because it allows us to provide our industrial clients with defensible and actionable insights that will help them make informed emissions management decisions to meet their ESG targets.”
Picarro is a leading provider of advanced methane leak detection (ALD), emissions reduction, and analytics solutions to natural gas operators worldwide. Picarro invented and patented the ALD methodology in collaboration with several major natural gas operators. Now, their extensive suite of patented and award-winning data analytics tools provide improved capabilities for cost-effective risk management, emissions quantification and reduction, and risk-informed pipe replacement optimization across the oil and gas industry. For more information, visit: energy.picarro.com.
CleanAir, since its founding in 1972, has specialized in finding solutions to complex environmental and process measurement challenges. To address the need for reliable and sensitive detection of methane and quantification of related emissions for the oil and gas industry, CleanAir integrated Picarro’s advanced technology and analytics into its Mobile Methane Monitor, providing an innovative service to help the industry evaluate and report their environmental performance. For more information visit: www.cleanair.com.
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CleanAir Engineering, Inc.
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