Fluenta single biggest supplier for Petronas RAPID project

Fluenta, the global leader in ultrasonic measurement and management technology, today announces the sale of 24 ultrasonic flare gas monitoring systems to Malaysian state-run oil and gas company Petronas. Fluenta’s flare gas monitoring systems will be installed at the Petronas refinery and petrochemical integrated development (RAPID) complex in Southeastern Johon, Malaysia. The sale makes Fluenta…

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…

Fluenta and Wegman renew partnership agreement

Fluenta, the global leader in ultrasonic flare metering for the oil, gas and chemical markets, announces a renewed partnership agreement with Netherlands-based liquid and gas flow solutions provider Wegman. The agreement marks a successful commercial relationship spanning almost a decade that supports Dutch operators with regulatory compliance, safety management and emissions reductions. Wegman provides advice,…

The last hope for a fracking revolution in Europe?

A survey from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) shows that a third of people oppose fracking in the United Kingdom. Just 17% of people backed the process of extracting shale gas through fracking, whilst 48% had no opinion.  The results show the lowest support for fracking since the department began tracking public opinion.…

Fluenta signs partnership agreement with MEGEX

Fluenta, the global leader in ultrasonic flare metering for the oil, gas and chemical markets, today announces a partnership agreement with MEGEX, a products and services supplier specialising in flow measurement and condition monitoring solutions. MEGEX is based in Thailand and will offer sales, installation and servicing of the full Fluenta product range to customers…

Do we know how much gas is flared globally?

In 2015 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) used satellite data from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) to build the most accurate picture of global gas flaring ever conducted. 7467 individual flare sites were identified, with a total flared gas volume estimate of 143 billion cubic meters (BCM).  This corresponds to 3.5%…

Why it is important to regularly maintain and service a gas flare monitor?

Flare gas measurement often takes place in seriously hostile environments. Ensuring that measurement is reliable and effective is an important part of governing compliance with regulation. Regular maintenance of measurement equipment is central to achieving this. Is maintenance important? Flare gas meters are integral to delivering accurate measurement of environmental impact. Where this is regulated,…

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…