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Four ways technology is making the oil and gas industry greener with startups including NAI alum Unsist

Apr 25, 2018

The oil and gas sector has long suffered a negative reputation — traditional extraction and production methods have contributed heavily to Canada’s carbon footprint through the emission of methane gas and other air pollutants — but exploration and production (E&P) companies and cleantech startups are working to fix this.

E&P companies have been actively reducing their methane emissions with clean technology solutions. Canada’s cleantech industry now ranks fourth-highest globally and first in the G20. In January, the Canadian government pledged to invest $700 million in cleantech over the next five years. Canadian cleantech businesses were already booming, accounting for 3.1 per cent, or $59.3 billion, of our GDP.

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