Gas flaring in the news – November 2016

An expert has revealed Nigeria’s flaring problem is impacting the country’s ability to produce fertiliser, while Total has been awarded a key Ivory Coast LNG project that will see Ivory Coast become the first regional LNG importer in West Africa.  Meanwhile in the UK, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that natural…

Gas flaring in the news – October

Oil and gas prices continue to fluctuate and the United States proposes new rules to reduce gas flaring.  The Environmental Protection Agency has finalised rules relating to the enforcement of the Clean Air Act, and a high-flaring refinery in California has implemented new flaring reduction measures. US proposes new rules to reduce gas flaring The…

Gas flaring in the news – September

The Canadian Government has announced conditional approval of a 600-mile LNG pipeline as part of a $36 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project backed by Malaysian energy company Petronas.  The project indicates a wider confidence in the industry’s recovery, which is further evidenced by the results of a recent Deloitte survey.  Meanwhile Shell has announced…

Gas flaring in the news – August

Uncertainty over global oil prices continues, with Shell’s Chief Energy Advisor predicting a delayed rebound.  Despite continued price uncertainty the US natural gas market shows signs of growth, while China moves ahead as the leading oil operator in the North Sea.   Ending gas flaring is more important than carbon trading A Social Action report…

Gas flaring in the news: July

  This month the Chemicals Industry recognised the need for modernisation of current legislation.  President Obama signed a measure into law that provided federal standards for everyday chemicals.  Electricity production from natural gas-fired power plants is expected to reach a record high this year, as the fuel source remains cheaper than coal and continues to…