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TotalEnergies has partnered with three National Oil & Gas Companies (Petrobras, SOCAR, Sonangol) to deploy its cutting-edge AUSEA technology for methane detection and measurement in Brazil, Azerbaijan, and Angola.

Developed in collaboration with research partners since 2017, AUSEA is a drone-mounted gas analyser known for its precision in detecting methane and carbon dioxide emissions. This technology, consisting of a miniature dual sensor, offers a significant advancement over traditional detection methods. As methane emissions reduction becomes a priority for the oil and gas sector in combating global warming, TotalEnergies has set ambitious targets to reduce emissions by 50% by 2025 and 80% by 2030, compared to 2020. To achieve this, TotalEnergies has conducted global campaigns to measure methane emissions using AUSEA technology. Now, extending beyond its own operations, TotalEnergies collaborates with national companies to implement AUSEA-based emission measurement campaigns, aiming to mobilize the entire oil and gas industry toward zero methane emissions.

This initiative underscores TotalEnergies' commitment to environmental stewardship and highlights the importance of cooperation between National Oil Companies and International Oil Companies in tackling methane emissions. By making AUSEA technology available to its partners, TotalEnergies is taking a concrete step to encourage the whole industry, including National Companies, to aim for zero methane emissions.

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