Burner controls gas flare emissions

Click here to enlarge imageField trials of a new burner for gas flaring indicated that it significantly reduced NOx, CO, and unburned hydrocarbon emissions, according to Expro International Group PLC, Aberdeen. Expro designed the burner in collaboration with FG Engineering Services BV, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and tested it over an extended period at gas flow rates between 60,000 and 200,000 normal cu m/day. Expro says that its Clean Enclosed Burner achieved 100% efficient combustion compared with typical 80-86% efficiency of conventional flares. The tests also demonstrated that during daylight, no visible light emission was evident with only a low level of visible emissions apparent...

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