flare gas

flare gas

[′fler ‚gas]
(chemical engineering)
Surplus gas that is disposed of by combustion in the open.
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Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil said that it is a priority for the ministry of oil to invest the flare gas perfectly and to execute the projects of refining, petrochemicals and development of infrastructure of oil products distribution.
3 million cubic meters of flare gas burnt at Phases 17 and 18 of South Pars.
Following extensive discussions, the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) signed a contract for fast-track solutions to help the recovery of flare gas in line with the country's strategy for energy sector development.
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has invited qualified international contractors to bid for its contract for the implementation of a flare gas recovery system at its Sohar refinery.
6 Megawatts for a large flare gas energy project in North America from Horizon Power Systems.
The credit will finance Tataouine phase of the Nawara Project entitled "Tataouine Gas Project", besides the flare gas recovery unit in the Bir Ben Tartar concession.
After contacting the KNPC and demanding explanation to the incident, it was found that one of the refinery's flare gas units has suffered a technical problem which caused incomplete burning of some gases and the leakage of sulfur oxides emissions for about 25 minutes.
See Pic 1 for an example of how a module can be used to provide instantaneous totals of gas flow rates to help address flare gas regulations.
Initiatives Oman's Ministry of Oil and Gas has taken several initiatives to reduce gas flaring in the face of ever-increasing energy demand, and its efforts are supported by several companies, including the state-owned Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic), which recently announced investment plans for a flare gas recovery system at its refinery in Sohar.
The end use customer, Consolidated Contractors Energy Development (CCED), chose Capstone microturbines because of their perfect fit in flare gas to power roles.
22 October 2014 - US flare gas capture services provider Recapture Solutions LLC said today it had purchased domestic well-site power generators leasing company Flex Leasing Power & Service (FLPS) without disclosing transaction terms.
Dependable relief valve monitoring and flare gas flow or leakage detection.