COMPRESSOR SCHEME WILL REDUCE GAS FLARING IN INDIA'S OIL FIELDS

N. Banerjee Oil India Ltd. Duliajan, India To reduce flaring of associated gas, Oil India Ltd. will be increasing compression capacity over a 5 year period. Although the ideal condition of zero flaring is seldom possible, as long as flaring is limited to 10% of the total gas produced, the operation may be called satisfactory. It is difficult to control flaring within the satisfactory limits in an aging oil field or where the gas/oil ratio increases rapidly.

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