20 11, 2023

Request for Proposals: Methane Slip Mitigation Technology Solutions for Stationary Reciprocating Engines

By |2023-12-08T14:26:33-07:00November 20th, 2023|News Home Page, PTAC News|0 Comments

Purpose PTAC is seeking a proposal or proposals to provide a technology solution (or solutions) to minimize or eliminate methane slip from stationary reciprocating engines used in oil and gas production. The focus is on the elimination of methane slip, but this consideration can include the impact on NOx and CO2 emissions from these [...]

11 01, 2023

Akinê’s Demonstration Project Demonstration Project Dramatically Reduces Electricity Costs and Increases Profitability

By |2023-02-03T16:37:20-07:00January 11th, 2023|Industry News, Project Spotlight, PTAC News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In 2022 Akinê completed an 18-month Demonstration Project on brownfield wells in SE Saskatchewan. This project, supported by Alberta Innovates, aimed to demonstrate that electric cost per unit of production (power intensity) can be significantly reduced by decreasing total power consumption and power demand with the use of an advanced automation solution that includes [...]

16 11, 2022

International Cooperation to Reduce Methane Emissions for Inactive & Leaky Wells

By |2022-11-16T13:01:29-07:00November 16th, 2022|Industry News, PTAC News|0 Comments

Canada’s oil and gas sector continues to address the challenges of climate change with new project(s) designed to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas wells. U.K. oil and gas companies also recognize this need and are working with their Canadian counterparts to develop new products and processes to reduce a backlog of inactive [...]

18 07, 2022

Net Zero Conference and Expo October 25-27 2022

By |2022-11-22T15:45:52-07:00July 18th, 2022|Events Home Page, Industry News, News Home Page, PTAC Events, PTAC News|0 Comments

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY-Achieving Net•Zero & Growing Canada's EconomyThis informative three-day event brings together stakeholders from government organizations, regulatory bodies, oil and gas producing companies, service and supply companies, research centres, and academic institutions. Hear discussions on various aspects of oil and gas emissions detection, mitigation, and reporting, such as regulations, policies, research, technology development [...]

16 12, 2021

PTAC has reach its goal of developing the technology capacity to reduce the sector’s methane emissions by 45%

By |2022-01-21T08:43:30-07:00December 16th, 2021|News Home Page, PTAC News|0 Comments

PTAC is pleased to announce that we have met our goal of developing, field testing, and demonstrating technologies, which collectively have the capacity to reduce the sector’s methane emissions by more than 45%. These technologies are not only currently reducing methane emission in Canada, but also are helping global reduction of methane emissions. PTAC has published the Methane Detection and Mitigation Initiatives Report, and we invite you to read the full report here.

10 11, 2021

AirMarket joins TELUS for the opening of HUB 350

By |2021-11-10T08:53:49-07:00November 10th, 2021|News Home Page, PTAC News|0 Comments

AirMarket participated in the opening of HUB 350 as one of TELUS’ innovation partners. It was designed to be both an official opening but also an opportunity for the member companies (such as TELUS) to highlight some of their current innovation activities. In addition to a static display of its systems, AirMarket conducted a series of “connected drone” demonstrations, where it flew a drone in Kanata, piloted over the cellular network from Edmonton

24 09, 2020

Government of Alberta TIER Program awards PTAC $2 million to enhance emissions reduction efforts in Alberta

By |2020-09-24T13:13:07-06:00September 24th, 2020|News Home Page, PTAC News|0 Comments

As part of the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Environment and Parks TIER Program, PTAC has been awarded $2 million over 2.5 years to enhance emissions reduction efforts in Alberta. PTAC's primary goal is to conduct applied research aimed at improving the oil and gas sector's methane emissions management at a reduced cost.

8 04, 2020

Reducing Methane Emissions from Tanks

By |2020-04-08T15:14:38-06:00April 8th, 2020|News Home Page, PTAC News|0 Comments

Over three days, PTAC hosted a series of webinars to initiate a collaborative conversation between oil and gas companies, solution providers, and government organizations. The sprint focused on allowing a wide breadth of perspectives and ideas to be presented and discussed. Topics included: Detection and quantification, data analytics and reporting, and mitigation.