Mexico's methane leak rate from oil and gas operations is twice as high as that of the world's top oil producer, the United States, a group of researchers found in a report due to be released this week.
Invisible and odorless but much more harmful than carbon dioxide, climate change scientists consider methane to be a major driver of global warming.
Methane is produced in Mexico and elsewhere as a byproduct of the oil and gas industry. It is the major component of natural gas and - if captured - can be used as a . . .