Low Methane Rating

Demonstrate Comprehensive Emissions Management

An enhanced, stand-alone product that offers clarity & independence to help you align with evolving voluntary initiatives and differentiate your emissions profile


  • Transparently measure, report, and evaluate methane emissions ​
  • Capture emissions insights at the site and basin levels​
  • Promote registry readiness with verifiable data
  • Align with evolving market and buyer demands
  • Further differentiate operators who are using best industry practices and advanced technology

Foundational Components

  • Methane Intensity
  • Carbon Intensity 
  • Emissions Best Practices
  • Monitoring Techniques & Technologies
  • Target Setting

Supplemental Benefits

  • Opportunity for increased data integrity with measurement informed inventories and reconciled intensity calculations, where applicable 

The purpose of the LMR is to provide a robust and quantifiable evaluation of methane emissions performance. The program includes clear metrics, benchmarking operators within the sector, and rewarding those using the best industry practices and advanced emissions detection technologies.

Components Of Project Canary's Low Methane Rating

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Methane Intensity Baseline

Basin-level methane intensity at or below the program threshold of 0.2% Site-level methane intensity at or below the program threshold of 0.2% 

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Carbon Intensity Disclosure

Disclosure of carbon intensity paints a bigger picture of emissions profiles.  

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Emission Best Practices

Emissions best practices ensure that meaningful methane reductions are being made.  

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Established emissions reduction goal or target

Publicly stated emissions goals and targets are reviewed and progress is tracked against them. 

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Monitoring Technology & Deployment 

Technology agnostic monitoring requirements incorporate both source-level and site-level measurements. 

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