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Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) - Methane Emissions Reduction Program, Oil and Gas Methane Monitoring and Mitigation (OGM3)

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Notice of Intent (NOI)
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Contract Specialist
John R. Hatfield
Fossil Energy and Carbon Management

The anticipated technical objectives are to make funds available to a variety of applicants for the purpose of monitoring and  mitigating methane emissions, and legacy air pollution from oil and gas assets, including but not limited to marginal conventional wells (MCWs) . These efforts are anticipated to accelerate cost reductions and commercial deployment of innovative methane emissions reduction technologies and advance the characterization and reduction of methane emissions through multi-scale, measurement-informed data collection and analysis that also support environmental justice. If released, this FOA may award up to $1 billion through financial assistance awards to a range of applicants under three (3) anticipated technical Areas of Interest (AOIs). More details can be found at FedConnect.