HSE in Oil & Gas Operations Zero flaring can achieve operational, environmental benefits

07/23/2001
A flare system can safely be designed to meet the challenge of reducing emissions to the environment as well as reducing the cost of operating the overall flare system.This article will examine how a flare system can safely be designed to meet the challenge of reducing emissions to the environment as well as reducing the cost of operating the overall flare system.Environmental goalsIn December 1997, under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, governments agreed to the Kyoto Protocol, which called for an average 5.2% reduction below 1990 levels in CO2 by 2008-2012.In translating this to UK government policy in the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) report into sustainable deve...
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