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  • Technology to Dramatically Reduce Flare Emissions Demonstrated

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, completed a project in the Bakken oil field demonstrating how the Power+ Generator reduces flaring while generating low-emission electricity. The company partnered with the Environmentally Friendly Drilling Program, managed by the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), Gulf Coast Green Energy and the Hess Corporation to ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Flare Flowmeter Validates Calibration

    Ideal For Refineries, PetroChemical Plants, Biogas, Offshore Platforms, Wellheads, Tank Farms, Fossil-Fuel Power Plants, Ship-to-Shore Offloading FCI has enhanced its GF03 Flare Flowmeter with an industry exclusive new VeriCal™ in-situ calibration verification kit. This new kit is designed to meet emerging extensions to environmental agency regulations that will require installed calibration ...

  • ABUTEC Storage Tank Flares achieve 99.9% DRE!

    ABUTEC is pleased to announce the completion of industry leading emission testing on the ABUTEC Enclosed Combustor, model MTF 2.7, capable of combusting 100 mcfd (69 scfm) of 2400 btu/ft3 vapors.  The MTF 2.7 Enclosed Combustor achieved an outstanding 99.9% Destruction Efficiency throughout the entire range of operation.   The test was conducted in accordance with EPA 60.18 and the unit ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • Commitment to end Flaring is Boost for Climate Talks

    Companies and governments responsible for 40% of global gas flaring have made a commitment to stop their climate-damaging activities within the next 15 years. Announcing the “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” initiative at a meeting in Washington DC, the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, said its supporters are ...


    By Climate News Network

  • ElectraTherm’s Waste Heat to Power Technology Reduces Flaring at Oil Well

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, partnered with a major oil and gas company to commission a Power+ Generator™ at a North Dakota oil well. The Power+ captures the natural gas that would otherwise be flared to generate electricity and reduce or eliminate onsite flaring. In collaboration with distributor Gulf Coast Green Energy, the project successfully ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

    Biogas Technology Ltd has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites.   The innovative  low-calorific gas flare has been successfully piloted as part of the ...


    By ENER-G

  • ABUTEC awarded enclosed flare project at the World's largest wastewater treatment plant

    ABUTEC was selected to supply two (2) High Temperature Enclosed Flares (HTF) to the world's largest wastewater treatment plant! ABUTEC, an acronym for Advanced Burner Technologies, is an international manufacturer of Environmentally Friendly Combustion Solutions. ABUTEC specializes in offering high efficiency, low emission, burners and flares to various industry segments and applications. ABUTEC ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • Successful startup of a high temperature gas flare for industrial gas in summer

    During energy production process in a paper mill in north of Sweden waste gases were generated – in our case so called strong gas (CNCG) coming from a kiln and methanol gas. Under some circumstances both gases need to be burned in a safe and low-emission way.   Ennox supplied the right high temperature flare to process both gases. The project was very special because of flare location ...

  • Investors press continental resources to end wasteful flaring of natural gas

    The rapid growth in domestic oil production has set the United States on track to become the world’s top oil producer by 2015, but investors are wary of the environmentally damaging practices associated with that growth, specifically the burning off – or ...


    By Ceres

  • Flare Industries Announces the Acquisition of NV Bekaert SA’s Clean Enclosed Burner (CEB) Product Line

    Flare Industries, LLC. (Flare) today announced the acquisition of the Clean Enclosed Burner (CEB) product line from NV Bekaert SA. The CEB product line consists of a unique patented technology used in the destruction of industrial gaseous wastes while maintaining industry leading emissions levels. The technology provides up to 99.99 percent ...


    By AEREON

  • EPA updates clean air act standards for flares and process heaters at petroleum refineries

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing common-sense standards informed by important input from stakeholders, including industry, for new flares and process heaters at petroleum refineries which maintain important public health benefits while dramatically reducing costs. This final rule, which responds to petitions requesting the agency to reconsider standards issued in 2008, ...

  • U.S. announces innovative clean air agreement for industrial flares with Marathon Petroleum Company

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice today announced an innovative environmental agreement with Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum Company that already has significantly reduced air pollution from all six of the company’s petroleum refineries. In a first for the refining industry, Marathon has agreed to state-of-the-art controls on combustion devices known ...

  • Flare Industries Announces the Acquisition of NV Bekaert SA’s Clean Enclosed Burner (CEB) Product Line

    Flare Industries, LLC (Flare) today announced the acquisition of the Clean Enclosed Burner (CEB) product line from NV Bekaert SA. The CEB ...


  • Hofstetter provides Jeddah`s landfill gas collection and flaring project under the Clean Development Mechanism

    The Jeddah Old Landfill Gas Capture Project is a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Project generating Certified Emissions Reductions (commonly referred to as carbon credits CER's) which will be traded in Industrialised Countries during the 10 year crediting period. The investor Jeddah Development & Urban Regeneration Co. JDURC sees the advantages of the CDM Project in stopping Greenhouse ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Major investors warn energy companies of business risks in flaring gas at shale oil wells

    With escalating shale oil production putting the US on track to become the world’s largest oil producer, investors are challenging an increasingly common industry practice – burning off or ‘flaring’ associated natural gas from shale oil wells – as environmentally damaging, economically wasteful and a threat to the industry’s bottom line. “We are concerned ...


    By Ceres

  • EPA Announces New Rules to Cut Methane Emissions

    EPA’s new rules aimed at the gas and oil industry face obstacles.  CPI has been working in the gas and oil industry for many years now and we have seen a trend for the use of more efficient air pollution control systems, less open flaring, and a keen awareness of GHG reduction tactics.  Our industry insiders support positive impacts to the environment regardless of added ...

  • Corpus Christi Plant Agrees to Pay Over $750,000 to Improve Emission Controls

    The MarkWest Javelina plant will invest over $650,000 for facility operations improvements that will reduce flaring events and improve communications with the local community. The gas processing plant will also pay a civil penalty of $97,500 to settle violations of the Clean Air Act uncovered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The consent agreement addresses a number of violations ...

  • China and India nullify global reduction in CO2 emissions

    Despite the continued economic crisis, global emissions of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, have remained constant in 2009, as strong increases in CO2 emissions from fast-growing developing countries, such as China and India, have completely nullified CO2 emission reductions in the industrialized world. According to calculations in the report "No growth in total global CO2 emissions in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Record High for Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    The disappointing climate conference in Warsaw, Poland—which was intended to lay the groundwork for a global climate agreement in 2015—stands in sharp contrast to the continued growth in emissions of greenhouse gases. Negotiators and activists alike confront not only the fact that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions reached the highest annual total to date, but also a shifting geographic ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Pacific Carbon Trust invests in new technology to reduce emissions

    A Pacific Carbon Trust investment in carbon offsets will help deploy an innovative technology in natural gas drilling that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 85 per cent from an energy development project in northeastern British Columbia. The project, located in the Jean Marie formation near Fort Nelson, involves using an existing technique known as "underbalanced drilling" and improves on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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