Kathairos, Doig River First Nation In Initiative to Reduce Methane Emissions

Kathairos Solutions announced a strategic partnership with Doig River First Nation (DRFN) and its economic arm, Úújǫ Developments LP.

According to a release, the collaboration will pioneer sustainable environmental practices while fostering economic growth and cultural preservation within DRFN territory. Furthermore, the partnership aims to address methane emissions and create opportunities for skills development, employment, and youth engagement within the DRFN community.

Kathairos works in methane elimination from pneumatics, with more than 1,000 systems in operation across North America and more than 40 major oil and gas producer partners.

“Together, we are establishing a new benchmark in environmental responsibility, highlighting the critical urgency in our collective endeavor to address the industry's methane challenges," said Kathairos chief executive officer Dick Brown.

Úújǫ Developments, created by DRFN, embodies the Nation’s commitment to harmonizing economic benefits with traditional practices, culture, and environmental stewardship, says the release.

“Our shared vision with Kathairos is one of progress, respect for our land, and the prosperity of our people," said Wayne Rothlisberger, VP of business development for Úújǫ. "This partnership exemplifies our mantra, Yideh dzęɁ Waghaa, ‘For the future,’ as we work together to create a sustainable legacy that honours our traditions and embraces innovation."

Through the partnership with Kathairos, DRFN Chief Trevor Makadahay said “ … we are setting a new standard for how technology, culture, and environmental stewardship can coexist and reinforce one another.

"Our focus on diversification, environmental stewardship, and maintaining DRFN’s culture and rights aligns perfectly with Kathairos’ mission to provide sustainable solutions for methane emission reduction."

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