Dr Paul Balcombe: the man on a methane mission

    19 January 2018

    Methane is the second most important greenhouse gas next to carbon dioxide (CO2). Although emissions of methane are much lower, its global warming potential is far higher, meaning that small emissions have a large impact. Dr Paul Balcombe at the Sustainable Gas Institute (SGI), Imperial College, has started working on a project with Enagás SA, […]

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    SGI work in partnership with Enagás to improve our understanding of methane emissions

    19 January 2018

    Clarifying methane climate metrics, estimating uncertainties and exploring the sustainability of LNG as a shipping fuel. Imperial College London and Enagás (the Spanish natural gas transmission company and Technical Manager of the Spanish gas systemthe Spanish energy company operating the national gas grid) are working together to shed some light on methane emissions from natural […]

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    Job: Research Associate in natural gas systems and environmental engineering

    13 December 2017

    We are looking for a Research Associate to join the Sustainable Gas Institute environmental research team at Imperial College London. The successful candidate will be expected to develop high-detail supply chain models of natural gas systems from a life cycle perspective, using sound knowledge of natural gas systems from a process and environmental engineering perspective. […]

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    Imperial College London’s Sustainable Gas Institute builds principles with eight companies to help reduce methane emissions

    23 November 2017

    Eight energy companies – Shell, BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Statoil, Total and Wintershall,  have jointly committed to reducing the methane emissions across all stages of the natural gas supply chain from production through to consumer use. Natural gas is viewed as a lower carbon energy source than other fossil fuels. However, methane emissions in the […]

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    2018 Annual Lecture: Challenges to the Future of Gas: unburnable or unaffordable?

    13 November 2017

    We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Stern, Distinguished Research Fellow, Natural Gas Research Programme as our speaker for the 2018 Sustainable Gas Research Annual Lecture. Date: 01 Feb 2018 Time: 16:30 – 19:00 Venue: Sir Alexander Fleming Building G34 Campus: South Kensington Campus Abstract For the period up to 2030, the principal threats to the […]

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