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  • Elgin platform flare is out

    TOTAL has confirmed to the Government that the flare on the Elgin platform has gone out. Energy Minister Charles Hendry said: “TOTAL confirmed to me this morning that the flare on the Elgin platform has naturally extinguished itself. “This comes as very welcome news and a considerable relief. Although the platform was designed to use the prevailing wind to keep the ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • IPAA Submits Comments on Proposed BLM Venting and Flaring Rule

    The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), representing America’s thousands of independent oil and natural gas companies and the service and supply industries that support their efforts, submitted formal comments today on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed waste prevention and resource ...

  • Shand & Jurs announces new Touch Screen Flare Control Panel

    Shand & Jurs Biogas, a leading manufacturer of quality digester gas safety equipment and waste gas burners, is pleased to announce the addition of a new Touch Screen Flare Control Panel 97300T Flare Control Series. The Shand & Jurs Biogas Touch Screen Flare Control Panel utilizes state of the art technology designed for complete automatic operation of the entire Flare System. With the ...

  • Shand & Jurs Announces New Touch Screen Flare Control Panel

    Hillside, IL — Shand & Jurs Biogas, a leading manufacturer of quality digester gas safety equipment and waste gas burners, is pleased to announce the addition of a new Touch Screen Flare Control Panel 97300T Flare Control Series. The Shand & Jurs Biogas Touch Screen Flare Control Panel utilizes state of the art technology designed for complete automatic operation of the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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) ...


  • Landfill Gas to Cash

    Assessing the value of landfill gas and advising on its optimum use is one of the specialist services of landfill experts, Coventry-based, Automatic Flare Systems (AFS).   AFS uses its mobile flare skid for landfill gas pumping trials to analyse the quantity and composition of landfill gas. Mounted on the skid is a Geotech GA3000 static gas analyser. It monitors the untreated ...


    By Geotech

  • Five percent of world’s gas is wasted

    General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is launching a campaign to cut gas flaring, the wasteful and polluting practice of burning off gas released during oil production. A new report jsut released by GE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • ABUTEC On Deck for Oil & Gas Awards

    ABUTEC is excited to announce that we have been selected as finalists in two categories for the 2015 Oil & Gas Awards. The Oil & Gas Awards recognizes outstanding achievements made within the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. ABUTEC has been selected as a finalist for Industry Supplier of the Year in the Rocky Mountain Region and as ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • Order for a LPM 3x600/ 1800C CDM to Uzbekistan (landfill gas)

    Hofstetter received a order to deliver a degassing plant HOFGAS-LPM 3x600/1800C CDM including CDM monitoring pack, 3 parallel blowers and flare to Akhangaran Landfill, Tashkent (Uzbekistan). The HOFGAS-LPM C installed in a container is a complete extraction and flaring station for safe and economic degassing of landfill sites. The gas is collected continuously and prepared for further use. The ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Tribe wants fee on wasted natural gas

    Tribal leaders on an American Indian reservation in the heart of North Dakota's booming oil patch are proposing fees for companies that burn and waste natural gas. The Three Affiliated Tribes outlined its plan to impose fees in a six-page document sent to oil companies. In it, the tribe said companies would be required to pay royalties for "flaring" natural gas to compensate for lost revenue when ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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 ...

  • New SafEye 950/960 Toxic Gas Detectors

    Spectrex, Inc. has released the newest additions to the SafEye Open Path Gas Detector range. The 950 and 960 series detectors have recently been included and detect toxic Hydrogen Sulfide gas and toxic Ammonia gas, respectively, both with path lengths of up to 263ft (80m). The Quasar 950 and 960 models can be tailored to protect your personnel and high-risk installation. Reliability is key and is ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation

    A fire Thursday at an offshore natural gas platform in Alaska's Cook Inlet destroyed the crew's living quarters and forced four workers to evacuate, but no one was injured and the environmental risk was considered minimal, responders said. The blaze broke out at about 7:30 ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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 ...

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