Articles | Volume 15, issue 8
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-15-3761-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-15-3761-2023
Data description paper
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24 Aug 2023
Data description paper |  | 24 Aug 2023

Developing a spatially explicit global oil and gas infrastructure database for characterizing methane emission sources at high resolution

Mark Omara, Ritesh Gautam, Madeleine A. O'Brien, Anthony Himmelberger, Alex Franco, Kelsey Meisenhelder, Grace Hauser, David R. Lyon, Apisada Chulakadabba, Christopher Chan Miller, Jonathan Franklin, Steven C. Wofsy, and Steven P. Hamburg

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We acquire, integrate, and analyze ~ 6 million geospatial oil and gas infrastructure data records based on information available in the public domain and develop an open-access global database including all the major oil and gas facility types that are important sources of methane emissions. This work helps fulfill a crucial geospatial data need, in support of the assessment, attribution, and mitigation of global oil and gas methane emissions at high resolution.
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