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flare gas

[′fler ‚gas]
(chemical engineering)
Surplus gas that is disposed of by combustion in the open.
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The report disclosed that gas flare rate was 7.52 per cent for the month under review; translating to 610.07mmscfd compared with average gas flare rate of 9.76 per cent, that is 770.31 mmscfd for the period January 2018 to January 2019.
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