gas flaring

  • Egypt’s Gas Flaring Can Cover 5% Electricity Production

    Egypt’s Gas Flaring Can Cover 5% Electricity Production

    Thursday, 7th December 2017

    Egypt's gas flaring is enough to cover 5% of domestic electricity production, Director and Head of Natural Resources at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Eric Rasmussen, stated.

  • Egypt Ranks 11th Globally in Gas Flaring

    Egypt Ranks 11th Globally in Gas Flaring

    Thursday, 7th December 2017

    Egypt is the 11th country in gas flaring worldwide, Program Manager-Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership at the World Bank, Bjorn Hamso, stated, adding that Egypt jumped from the 9th to the 11th place.

  • Nigeria Reduces 26% of Gas Flaring

    Nigeria Reduces 26% of Gas Flaring

    Tuesday, 4th April 2017
    Nigeria's gas-flaring rates dropped from 36% in 2006 to 10% in 2016, pushing the country down from the second position as the highest gas-flaring nation to the seventh.
  • Iraq Seeks Partners for New Gas Plant

    Iraq Seeks Partners for New Gas Plant

    Wednesday, 1st February 2017
    Iraq is looking for foreign partners to build and operate a second venture to process gas released as a by-product of oil production in its southern fields.
  • Iraq Opens New Gas Plant

    Iraq Opens New Gas Plant

    Monday, 15th August 2016
    Iraq started operating a new natural gas processing plant for southern oil fields in line with a plan to utilize gas that was previously flared for electricity production.
  • GPC Launches Gas Flare Reduction Project Worth $127m

    GPC Launches Gas Flare Reduction Project Worth $127m

    Monday, 21st March 2016
    The General Petroleum Company (GPC) has started procedures to implement a project concerned with the treatment of harmful emissions in the eastern desert fields with an investment worth $127m.
  • Angola LNG to Resume Gas Production in July

    Angola LNG to Resume Gas Production in July

    Thursday, 17th March 2016
    Angola's Liquefied Natural Gas Company will resume production in July 2016 after being suspended since April 2014 due to a failure in one of the pipelines of the gas flaring system.
  • Nigeria Plans to End Gas Flare by 2030

    Nigeria Plans to End Gas Flare by 2030

    Sunday, 10th January 2016
    Nigeria has planned to end gas flare in the country by 2030. Minister of Environment has said that Nigeria could generate as much as $7.5b worth of benefits by ending gas flaring and using the gas for commercial purposes.
  • Nigeria Loses $2.5b Yearly Due to Gas Flaring

    Nigeria Loses $2.5b Yearly Due to Gas Flaring

    Wednesday, 11th November 2015
    President of Nigerian Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA) has decried the huge loss of possible earnings due to gas flaring.
  • Oman to Turn the Tide on Flaring with Latest Tech Knowhow

    Oman to Turn the Tide on Flaring with Latest Tech Knowhow

    Thursday, 27th August 2015
    Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has launched a multi-million dollar bidding round for the installation of a flare gas recovery project at the company’s Sohar refinery