flare header

flare header

In masonry, a header of darker color than the field of the wall.
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So, the Nigerian government will take the natural gas produced with crude oil free of cost at the flare header and without payment of royalty.
(SPI), said on Monday that only the flare headers of the affected LPG tanks continued to burn and that the flames were smaller than when the fire broke out.
Flare headers function as safety devices on top of the LPG tanks to burn off the gas in a controlled manner during [an] unplanned over-pressuring of the tanks due to excessive heat from the fire, according to an SPI statement.