The oil and gas industry needs cost-effective solutions to monitor methane emissions reductions across all elements of the value chain: upstream, midstream and downstream. Current inspection methods are labor-intensive and inherently non-quantitative, making it hard to show demonstrable reduction. It is therefore critical to deploy techniques that can rapidly, safely, and consistently localize emission sources, to drive mitigation and enable more accurate reporting.
SeekOps’ drone-based sensor technology uses high sensitivity, unmanned aerial systems to detect, localize and quantify methane emissions. Global operations have demonstrated both onshore and offshore capabilities, with data enabling high standards of Environmental, Sustainability and Governance (ESG) reporting.
SeekOps has registered results over five times more efficient than existing methods of methane detection, according to multiple independent third parties and peer-reviewed publications. Recent work with industry partners has demonstrated the first scalable and effective method to conduct quantitative emissions inspections in multiple environments, both onshore and offshore.
Accurate, actionable and cost-effective data provides increased confidence, quality, and efficacy of leak detection and repair programmes. Using advanced autonomous workflows, SeekOps has demonstrated dramatic efficiency gains for facility and production assets, and recently expanded its offering to the biogas and waste management sectors.
Climate Investments case studies
Learn how our investments are helping to reduce methane and carbon dioxide emissions and can recycle or store carbon dioxide.
GHGSat – Global methane detection at facility level
Methane is a potent, but odourless and colourless greenhouse gas, a combination that makes detecting leaks both very important and very hard.
XL: 23% improvement in fuel economy for Yale
Hybrid technology to reduce the carbon footprint of traditional buses without compromising vehicle performance
Solidia: Carbon eating concrete that lowers emissions from the production phase
By changing the chemistry of cement, Solidia has made concrete that outperforms traditional concrete, costs less, cures faster and has a 70% lower carbon footprint
SeekOps – Drone-based monitoring of methane emissions
Scalable methane detection techniques for on and offshore environments, that have shown results over five times more efficient than existing methods
bp – Mapping and capping methane emissions with Kairos Aerospace
Kairos Aerospace provides actionable data on major sources of methane emissions from aerial surveys.
Eni – Tackling fugitive emissions with Clarke Valve
Clarke Valve has developed a unique control valve that is low-cost and virtually eliminates fugitive methane emissions.
75F – Over 20% energy efficiency gains in a HOM showroom
Air temperature controls and smart sensors that self-optimize to make buildings more energy efficient, saving money and lowering emissions
Norsepower – Harnessing wind power to clean up modern shipping
Large mechanical sails installed on the Maersk Pelican tanker record annual saving equivalent to approximately 1,400 tonnes of carbon dioxide.
The evolution of Net Zero Teesside
Getting a CCUS hub off the ground requires a commercial concept, funding, policies and regulations, community support, subsurface expertise and lots of patient work.