Flaring regulations series: Nigeria

Nigeria produces 2.5 million barrels of crude oil every day, making it Africa’s largest producer of oil and the sixth largest oil-producing country in the world.  Latest figures also show that it produces large amounts of natural gas, approximately 1.7 billion standard cubic feet (scf) per year. The Nigerian government is responsible for the regulation…

Gas Flaring Regulations: Mexico

In 2013 the Mexican government introduced a series of reforms that transferred the country’s huge oil and gas resources from the sole control of the state-owned energy firm, Pemex (Petróleos Mexicanos), to other potential stakeholders to open up the market to foreign investment.  The new regulations are expected to reduce emission levels and improve safety…