Flaring in the News – February 2016

Amidst current presidential campaigning in the US, President Obama has continued his pursuit to curb climate change, involving a proposal to clamp down on gas flaring. Meanwhile, as bad weather continues to affect the oil and gas industry, work has had to be shut down in the North Sea at the Maersk Oil production site.…

The role of the cloud

With the growth of the IoT, the cloud will play a critical role in the collection, management and distribution of data.   Complete the form below to download the PDF: The link to the download will be emailed to you shortly. Please check your spam folder, or contact info@fluenta.com for further assistance. Name (required) Email…

Time to review your measurements?

How cloud-based data can enable organisations to control risk more effectively.   Complete the form below to download the PDF: The link to the download will be emailed to you shortly. Please check your spam folder, or contact info@fluenta.com for further assistance. Name (required) Email Address (required) Tick here if you would like to receive…

Gas capture technology could be key to flaring reduction

The environmental impact of natural gas flaring continues to be a problem in many Oil & Gas producing countries, particularly in regions that lack the technological infrastructure to safely and efficiently capture, transport and utilise the gas released during oil extraction. New developments in technology, however, may be turning this situation on its head.  …

Study shines a light on gas flaring

Energy companies are intentionally releasing vast quantities of methane into the air, according to a new study by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which was co-funded by the World Bank. Recently a ruptured storage tank at the Aliso Canyon gas facility in California began spewing natural gas into the atmosphere. In…

Flaring in the news

This month developments in gas flaring have focused on the ‘usual suspects’ – the world’s leading gas flaring regions Nigeria, and North Dakota in the United States. Elsewhere a company has been fined for breaching legislation with its gas flaring practices, but for reasons that may surprise you…   Recognition, but still no grand plan…

How Abu Dhabi came to be an Oil & Gas powerhouse

This week Fluenta is in Abu Dhabi, attending the 2015 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC). As the largest event of its type in the Middle East, it is appropriate that it is held in Abu Dhabi, which for the past half century has been one of the region’s leading oil nations. The…

Oil bosses pledge to limit flaring

The chief executives of eight leading oil and gas companies held a joint press conference in Paris last week to outline their commitment to tackling climate change – including collaborating to place effective curbs on gas flaring at refineries. The flaring of natural gas, which is released as a by-product of oil extraction and processing,…