As the country recovers from Storm Babet and more adverse weather conditions are set to hit the UK as it goes into winter, the NZTC’s Lewis Harper asks if increased flaring offshore can reduce emissions.
North Sea flaring has been cut in half following four consecutive years of reductions, new analysis from the industry regulator shows.
Final day showdowns, mid-table mediocrity, relegation battles, underdogs, six-pointers – all things associated with the highs and lows of league sport.
Ineos has apologised to Central Belt residents after a ‘process upset’ led to hours of flaring at Grangemouth on Thursday evening.
APA Corp. has achieved its goal of reducing upstream routine flaring in Egypt by 40%.
Plans to stop burning gas high in the sky above Mossmorran are little more than a public relations exercise, according to a community councillor living nearby.
A recent investigation linked gas flaring to cancer cases in Iraq, so where does this leave people living around Mossmorran in Fife?
Egypt continues to be a major source of flaring – but has made progress in reducing this process and further gains should be relatively straightforward argues Capterio.
Fresh analysis has spotlighted the headway the North Sea oil and gas industry is making in its quest to slash operational emissions.
Flaring in the UK North Sea fell by 19% in 2021, building on a 22% decrease the previous year, new analysis shows.
North Sea operator EnQuest has confirmed it temporarily shut in production at the Magnus field in the North Sea after breaching flaring consents.
As leaders at the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, thrash out how to rein in catastrophic levels of global warming, one of the most important deals is taking place on the sidelines.
A new programme designed to identify opportunities and explore deployable solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been launched in the north-east.
Increasing pressure is being put on upstream operators to decarbonise their operations, from investors, the regulator and the wider public. But while North Sea energy companies are moving to cut emissions, they still have challenging assets on their hands.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has opened an investigation into a possible breach of flare consent, contrary to the requirements of the licence.
Seplat Energy has appointed Emma FitzGerald as a non-executive director, who has previously worked at Shell and Puma Energy.
Harbour Energy has signed up to the World Bank’s ‘Zero Routine Flaring by 2030’ initiative.
Residents in Aberdeenshire have been told to expect flaring from the St Fergus gas terminal later this week.
Capterio has launched an open-access online tool to explore flaring around the world, at a point when the problem has reached its worst point in a decade.
Communities close to the petro chemical plants at Mossmorran have been warned to expect flaring as a £140million upgrade of the processing plant gets set to begin in earnest.
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.
A coalition of Texas oil industry groups is pledging to end routine flaring of natural gas from wells and other facilities by 2030 amid signs that state regulators may crack down on the controversial practice.
A Greenpeace investigation has named the five worst firms for flaring and venting in the UK North Sea, emitting nearly 20million tonnes of CO2 equivalent between 2015-2019.
Oil and gas industry warned it needs to become ‘wholly different’ as CCC releases landmark net zero report
North Sea oil and gas firms are being warned they will need to become “wholly different” if they want to retain their position in the structure of the UK’s economy.