PBS NewsHour: "In Louisiana, Orphan Wells Seen as an 'Accident Waiting to Happen'"

A written feature story for PBS NewsHour cites 2020 research conducted by RFF and Columbia University on the jobs potential behind plugging abandoned oil and gas wells.

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July 13, 2022

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A 2020 report by the Columbia University and Resources for the Future said plugging orphaned wells “can reduce a considerable amount of methane emissions.” For Louisiana, a plugging operation could also bring about 1,100 jobs a year.

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