Gas flaring: is there another way?

The extraction of highly flammable liquids and gases from the earth is a precise and potentially dangerous operation. Unplanned over-pressuring of plant equipment can occur during start-ups and shutdowns in production on oil and gas sites, when the volume of extracted gas is uncertain. Flares are used to burn off flammable gas, avoiding a significant…

Taking action on CO2 emissions

Celebrated every June 5, World Environment Day is a holiday that aims to reconnect people with nature, while educating them about environmental issues – such as CO2 emissions.  In the International Energy Agency (IEA) report, “CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion Highlights,” it was estimated that the energy sector is responsible for more than 40% of global carbon dioxide…

Gas flaring in the News

Two days before publishing its 2016 full-year results, oil and gas giant Shell is making moves to greatly reduce its debts. In a deal with Chrysaor worth an estimated $3.8bn, Shell has sold a significant portion of its North Sea Oil fields. Meanwhile, in an attempt to improve the efficiency of on-site oil and gas…