Camera exposes methane leaks noted by NASA

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Camera exposes methane leaks noted by NASA

Media tour shows methane and gas leaks in San Juan Basin

Camera exposes methane leaks noted by NASA

Pete Dronkers, with Earthworks, visited sites Tuesday identified by NASA as methane emitters in the San Juan Basin. Dronkers operated an infrared camera that can spot invisible methane leaks.
Pete Dronkers, with Earthworks, aims an infrared camera on natural gas equipment in the San Juan Basin. He said this piece of equipment was leaking methane and other gases on Tuesday, and it is identified in a new NASA study as an emitter in the region.
A Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) camera is trained in on a natural gas processing facility in Bloomfield, New Mexico. The camera is designed to spot invisible methane and gas leaks.
A natural gas processing facility looms above a historic cemetery in Bloomfield, New Mexico. The facility is one of many emitters of methane in the San Juan Basin.
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