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Flare Gas on the Hot Seat
The controlled burning of natural gas in the world’s oilfields, and its alarming rise in recent years, has caught the attention of industry and public alike. The World Bank-led Global Gas Flaring Reduction partnership estimates that approximately 140 billion cubic metres of gas is flared annually in the world — enough to produce 750 billion kWh of power, or more than the continent of Africa’s power use in a year. It’s also means more than 350 million tonnes of carbon dioxide is emitted annually — the equivalent of about 77 million cars. Read more at Process West Magazine