flaring

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.

Video

Video: Shell flaring from Corrib gas plant described as ‘frightening’ by residents

Flaring by oil major Shell from its Corrib gas plant was met with concern by residents in Mayo just a couple of days after the company announced first gas. Last month it was announced natural gas had started to flow from the Corrib field in Ireland after final approval was confirmed by the Government. Shell had sent a text message to residents who had subscribed to the alert system.

Oil & Gas

Oil companies join force to agree end date on routine gas flaring

Statoil has joined forces with a number of other oil companies to commit to ending the practice of routine gas flaring at production sites by 2030. The company's chief executive Edar Saetre represented Statoil at a signing at the World Bank in Washington with Norwegian foreign minister Borge Brende.