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  • New Flare Gas Measurement White Paper

    Sierra Instruments, a leading global mass flow instrument manufacturer, announces their new flare gas measurement white paper available now for free download. ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Flare Gas White Paper Explores Flow Metering Challenges

    Sierra Instruments, a leading global mass flow instrument manufacturer, announces their new flare gas measurement white paper available now for free download. Sierra’s new white paper offers oil & gas company decision makers, facilities managers and ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • 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

  • Landfill gas H2S increase measured with high-range analysers

    Hydrogen sulphide levels (H2S) in landfill gas have increased and Geotech has responded to changes reported by landfill site operators by now offering analysers measuring H2S up to 10,000 ppm. Rapidly rising H2S levels are thought to be caused by waste-to-landfill content changing largely as a result of success in recycling and other initiatives to avoid sending waste to landfill. Previously, H2S ...


    By Geotech

  • Gas Sensors and Gas Metering Market

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Gas Sensors and Gas Metering: Applications and Markets" new market research report to its store. THIS REPORT CONTAINS An overview describing the importance of gas flow metering and gas sensors/monitors Analysis of market trends, with data from 2009, estimates for 2010, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) ...


  • Golden rules for a golden age of gas

    The International Energy Agency has released an excellent free report, part of the World Energy Outlook series, that presents analytical insights into trends in energy markets and what they mean for energy security, environmental protection and economic development. Natural gas is poised to enter a golden age, but this future hinges critically on the successful development of the world's vast ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • A major Gold Miner goes into the Valuable Gas Business

    Gold Fields Limited (NYSE and JSE- GFI) takes part in worldwide practice of capping greenhouse emissions and trading their value on global markets. The Swiss plant manufacturer Hofstetter Umwelttechnik AG (Hofstetter) has been awarded the contract to build a high quality degassing and flaring unit for the gold major Gold Fields. Gold Fields, as the world's first gold-mining company to sell ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Questions and answers on the shale gas initiative

    Why is there a need for EU action on hydrocarbons using high-volume hydraulic fracturing (e.g shale gas)? In Europe, geological estimates show hydrocarbons resources such as shale gas spread across the borders of Member States. Environmental impacts and risks do not respect national borders: impacts in one country can give rise to, or worsen, pollution problems in other countries. This is ...

  • Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane

    In the last two decades, natural gas has become the fuel of choice for power generation, because electricity produced with gas has half the carbon dioxide emissions of coal power. Many see it as a "bridge" to a low-carbon energy future; in 30 countries, it already fuels more than half the electricity. But to the extent that gas isn't burnt for power, but escapes into the ...

  • Geotech launches new portable landfill gas analyser

    The new Geotech GA5000 portable landfill gas analyser arrives in Jan 2012 with a colour-screen and a 3-year warranty. Up-to-the-minute as a new-generation analyser, the ...


    By Geotech

  • 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

  • Oil and gas industry: Analysts criticise lack of future-proof planning

    Munich, 4 July 2006 – in its latest study, oekom research puts the spotlight on the world’s 19 largest listed oil and gas companies and assesses how future-proof the companies’ activities are in relation to the environment and society. The Canadian company Suncor Energy and Norsk Hydro from Norway came out as the best-performing companies, closely followed by the UK-based BG Group. Overall, ...


    By oekom research AG

  • Wärtsilä launches GasReformer product for turning oil production gas into energy

    This new patented product has been recognised by the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) with the 2013 Spotlight award for reducing offshore oil and gas sector operating costs while benefiting the environment. Wärtsilä has introduced a unique product, GasReformer, which uses steam reforming technology to convert ...


  • First Hofstetter gas system in Indonesia for the Bantar Gebang landfill site, Jakarta

    Generating energy from landfill gas represents an important step for Indonesia in its quest to reduce its shortage of electricity by using existing and renewable sources of energy. This year, landfill site operator Navigat Organic Energy is building a complete degassing system for collecting gas at the existing landfill site in Bantar Gebang. Hofstetter was awarded the order to supply the key ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • IEA sets out the `Golden Rules` needed to usher in a Golden Age of Gas

    Exploiting the world's vast resources of unconventional natural gas holds the key to a golden age of gas, but for that to happen governments, industry and other stakeholders must work together to address legitimate public concerns about the associated environmental and social impacts. A special World Energy Outlook report on unconventional gas, Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas< ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Factsheet: An Initiative to Help Modernize Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure

    Today, the White House and the Department of Energy are hosting a Capstone Methane Stakeholder Roundtable. In addition, DOE is announcing a series of actions, partnerships, and stakeholder commitments to help modernize the nation’s natural gas transmission and distribution systems and reduce methane emissions. The Capstone event is the culmination of four previous in-depth Roundtables at ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Written Ministerial Statement by Edward Davey: Exploration for shale gas

    Edward Davey, Secretary of State for energy and climate change Shale gas development has been of increasing importance in the US for some years, but exploration has only just begun in the UK. The potential of producing shale gas from a suitable formation can only be established by fracturing the rock, and it happens that the fracturing of the first shale gas well in the UK, at Preese Hall ...

  • Carrizo Oil & Gas Announces 2010 Proved Reserve Growth of 40%, Reserve Replacement of 752%, and Provides Operations Update

    Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRZO) today announced estimated 2010 production and year-end proved reserves and updates its results from operations. Proved Reserves and Production Year-end 2010 estimated proved reserves, as determined by the Company's third-party engineers, grew by 40% year-on-year to a record 842 Bcfe, consisting of 671 Bcf of natural ...


    By Marketwire

  • Cutting fossil fuel subsidies can cut greenhouse gas emissions says UN report

    Scrapping fossil fuel subsidies could play an important role in cutting greenhouse gases while giving a small but not insignificant boost to the global economy a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) says. The report challenges the widely held view that such subsidies assist the poor arguing that many of these price support systems benefit the wealthier sections of society rather than ...

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