Gas flaring in the news – December / January 2017

Global oil production continues to grow, and with it associated gas flaring volumes.  New data released by the World Bank’s Global Gas Flaring Partnership (GGFP) show that while some high-flaring countries are making progress with flaring reduction, overall flaring volumes have increased.  Nigeria has made significant progress to reduce gas flaring, and a government announcement…

Are you paying too much tax for your gas flaring?

The recent COP22 conference on climate change saw signatories to the Paris Agreement reaffirm commitments to reduce carbon emissions.  With tighter regulations and increased taxation likely to follow, businesses that flare natural gas are already implementing new processes to minimise the release of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. Many companies are looking for ways…