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flaring

[′fler·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Increasing the diameter at the end of a pipe or tube.
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It will be recalled that government efforts towards gas flaring in Nigeria started in 1969 during the regime of General Yakubu Gowon, but till date, the goal post has been being shifted several times by different administrations without punishing oil companies for disobeying existing anti-gas flaring laws.
But SABIC's Wilton operations then suffered an unrelated power failure from its electrical power supplier Sembcorp, which caused more substantial flaring from the Olefins 6 "Cracker" and LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) plant.
RasGas' reduction in flaring was achieved through the use of best practices in the industry, including improved facility designs, new operating procedures, and the utilisation of waste gas for power generation, managing director Hamad Rashid al-Mohannadi said at the programme.
Iran captures much less gas than most oil producers, burning or flaring the bulk of it.
By Pratap John/Chief Business Reporter In a clear effort aimed at improving energy efficiency and mitigating climate change, Qatar Petroleum (QP) and the World Bank-led Global Gas Flaring Reduction (GGFR) partnership have agreed to extend their cooperation in reducing flaring associated with oil and gas production.
Officials then said the end to flaring at those fields would allow the oil industry to use about $25 million worth of natural gas that was otherwise burned each year.
Thick black smoke and large flames from Thursday's flaring can be seen from as far away as Greatham, near Hartlepool.
Using an average exchange rate of N310 to a dollar and a natural gas price of $3 per 1,000 SCF as stipulated by the NNPC, flaring 25.53 billion SCF of gas translates to a loss of N23.74 billion.
The data offers a comprehensive picture to date of flaring at wells throughout the state.
The initiative encourages oil companies to seek economically viable solutions to eliminate ongoing legacy flaring as soon as possible and no later than 2030 and to ensure that when their new oil fields are developed, plans include gas utilization solutions that do not involve routine flaring or venting.
Theunplanned flaring happened at the siteafter surprisingly high temperatures put strain on the plant's cooling system, meaning unused gases needed to be safely burnt off.
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