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  • Published: Mar 30th, 2010
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UPDATE 1-U.S. EPA seeks carbon data from oil, natgas sectors

* Oil and gas firms start collecting emissions data in 2011

* Most large offshore production platforms have to report

* Methane traps 20 times more heat that carbon dioxide

(Adds comment from environmental group and oil trade group)

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a new proposal on Tuesday that would expand existing rules on reporting greenhouse gas emissions to include oil and natural gas production facilities and add methane gas for the first time.

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