University of Colorado at Boulder
BMP of Oil and Gas Development


Research and Development

Research and Development


Innovations in technology and field processes are essential to reducing impacts of oil and gas development. The following are a few resources regarding innovative technologies.

Recommended technologies and practices from Natural GasSTAR

A guide to emission reduction from the U.S. Forest Service

Quantam leap natural gas dehydrator

Anadarko, Enhancing Air Quality: Reducing Flashing Emissions

Texas A&M: Capturing Accurate Air Emission Data from Oil & Gas Exploration and Production

EPA guide to Leak Detection and Repair, including infrared camera inspections

Air Quality Basics

Air Quality Issues

Standards & Monitoring

Research & Development

Air Quality Studies