Gas flaring news round up: 3 September

Some significant flaring news this week. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or ideas. You can reach our team on [email protected] Capterio’s flare-tracking tool Flareintel is mentioned in the “Redefing Energy” podcast with Georges Tijbosch from MiQ. As chair Laurent Seglan said, “[there is increasingly] sophisticated satellite tracking of every field: if […]

Gas flaring round-up: 27th August

FlareIntel was used in an article investigating flaring in Germany in Tagesspiegel. Our take on German flaring: From the satellite data, it appears most operators have relatively low gas flaring. There are no continuous or routine flares (that are above our detection limit).  Instead, the flares in Germany have flaring profiles likely associated with upset […]

Gas flaring news roundup: 18 August

On 16th August, Nigeria’s President signed into law the long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill. The law has a clause that directs penalties received from flaring fines towards midstream gas infrastructure in community (see article from 15/7/2021). If Nigeria were to collect the flaring penalties as per the stated law, it could capture fines of up to $510 […]

Global gas flaring round-up: 22 July

Here’s a round-up of some of the news on gas flaring this week: Capterio published a paper “gas flaring in the global LNG supply chain” which has been widely read and also reported on by Energy Flux “the glaring problem with ‘carbon neutral’ LNG” and Boiling Cold “Ichthys flaring cast doubt on carbon-neutral LNG cargo“. […]

Flaring news roundup: 16th July

We highlight here a few of the most interesting flaring-related developments this week: The EU launches its climate plan and brings carbon border price closer. Whilst not yet on fossil fuels, the direction is clear, with current ETS being extended to aviation and shipping and a new ETS for buildings and road transport. Plus there […]

Flaring news roundup: 9 July 2021

Here are a few of the most exciting bits of flaring news this week: Keen interest from a significant number of our clients around our article on Algeria’s gas flaring and the impact of upcoming carbon border prices in the EU. The good news here is that there are many technically- and commercially-viable projects – […]

Flaring weekly roundup from Capterio

This week has seen some significant developments in flaring, which we highlight below. The IFC has arranged for a $360 million loan (from the IFC itself and 8 commercial banks Bank of China, Citi, Deutsche Bank AG, Industrial Commercial Bank of China, Natixis, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Société Générale and Standard Chartered Bank) over 5 […]

Capterio webinar and feature article on gas flaring

Capterio webinar and feature article on gas flaring

This month, GeoExpro published its quarterly magazine with a feature article on gas flaring, written by Capterio’s Mark Davis, John-Henry Charles and Brian Hepp. The article (see it online here, or download it here) is a comprehensive introduction into the “what”, “why” and “where” of flaring – plus also outline some of the “how” around […]

Capterio launches free and open-access flare tracker tool, FlareIntel

Capterio launches free and open-access flare tracker tool, FlareIntel

Today, Capterio launched FlareIntel. FlareIntel is a free satellite-aided gas flare tracker for the oil & gas sector. FlareIntel enables anyone to track every flare, at every facility, globally. After all, routine flaring needs to end if we want to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. We could prevent 1.2 billion CO2-equivalent tonnes being emitted into […]