waste gas flare News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • After Investor Pressure, Continental Resources Sets Strong Goal to Reduce Natural Gas Flaring

    Continental Resources, Inc., the largest oil producers in North Dakota’s Bakken region, has committed to reduce natural gas flaring from its operated well sites to “as close to zero percent flaring as possible.” This goal announced in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Waste and Recycling Industry Innovation Makes Positive Greenhouse Gas Trend Possible

    The waste and recycling industry is continuing to reduce its release of greenhouse gases – even as waste volumes increase, according to the latest greenhouse gas inventory released by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). "Our industry has been diligent and has invested in new equipment and facilities to reduce emissions of methane and other gases from landfills. Furthermore, we have ...


  • 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, ...

  • FlexEnergy Inc to Show Waste Gas to Clean-Energy Systems at Marcellus Shale Gas Conference

    FlexEnergy Inc, a clean tech company with the breakthrough solution to generate clean energy with near-zero emissions from waste gas streams, will showcase its advanced technology for producing electricity from natural gas, tail gas, and associated gas in varying concentrations at the Marcellus Shale Gas Conference in ...


    By FlexEnergy Inc

  • Equipment highlight: water recycling facility turning human solid waste into natural profitable gas

    A San Antonio water recycling facility is the first plant of its kind to turn methane gas from human solid waste into clean burning natural gas for profit. What gas was once being burned off using a standard flare is now turned into useful energy and being sold on the open market.   They do this with customized air pollution control equipment from Catalytic Products International. The ...

  • ABUTEC Paves the Way for Waste-to-Energy

    ABUTEC, a manufacturer of environmentally friendly combustion solutions, has brought an innovative waste-to-energy project to life through its partnership with Roeslein Alternative Energy. ABUTEC and Roeslein have partnered to develop a system for Smithfield Foods Missouri to trap biogas released from manure lagoons and store it for energy production. Instead of going ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • Two orders from Spain (landfill gas)

    Hofstetter has received two orders from Spain. The HOFGAS®-Sparky S has the destination Tenerife Island and the HOFGAS®-Ready 600 will be installed in Malaga. The HOFGAS- Sparky compact degassing unit is used for household waste landfills without gas utilisation. The HOFGAS- Ready is a complete extraction and flaring station for safe and economic degassing of landfill sites. The gas is ...


    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

  • Nigeria Oil & Gas Technology 2013

    At last years’ NOGTech, Wale Raphael-Yusuff from Clarke Energy delivered a presentation on the benefits of using gas engines for embedded power using flare gas (associated petroleum gas) as a fuel source. Following the success of this presentation Clarke Energy will be exhibiting at Nigeria Oil and Gas Technology 2013. Come talk to ...


    By Clarke Energy

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