flaring

Opinion

Why gas flaring should be in the spotlight at COP26

At COP21 in Paris in 2015, 11 countries made gas flaring a stated commitment to their Paris Nationally Determined Commitments (NDCs). Disappointingly, five years on, flaring has increased for these 11 countries, by 6% to 60 billion cubic metres per year.

Opinion

Tackling flaring: Lessons from the North Sea

The North Sea represents some of the best-in-class and most innovative work of the oil and gas industry. Here, significant progress in reducing gas flaring is already making a vital contribution towards delivering “net zero”, and Norway stands out as genuinely world-class.

Americas

Permian flaring spikes to new record highs again

The waste and pollution of natural gas in the Permian Basin reached new record highs yet again in the third quarter, according to a report from the Norwegian research firm Rystad Energy.

Africa

Nigeria strikes back at P&ID

An Abuja court has found two officials from Ireland’s Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) guilty on a number of fronts. This led to the Nigerian judge declaring all of P&ID’s assets to be forfeit.