Project Astra
Advancing Next Generation Methane Innovation

PI Disclosure

The Principal Investigator for Project Astra at the University of Texas is David Allen. In addition to support from the sponsors of Project Astra, Dr. Allen has research support from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company and the National Institute of Clean and low carbon Energy (NICE). Over the past five years, he has also worked on methane emission measurement projects that have been supported by multiple natural gas producers and Environmental Defense Fund. He has done work as a consultant for multiple companies in recent years, including British Petroleum, Cheniere, Eastern Research Group, ExxonMobil, KeyLogic, NICE and SLR.