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Gas flaring

  • Posted By
    10Pointer
  • Categories
    Science & Technology
  • Published
    30th Jul, 2020
  • According to a recent analysis by the World Bank, gas flaring is not only increasing but has also hit the highest level in a decade.
  • In chemical factories, oil refineries, oil wells, rigs and landfills, gaseous waste products and sometimes even non-waste gases produced are routed to an elevated vertical chimney called a gas flare and burnt off at its tip. This is called gas flaring.
  • GGFR is a global body of governments, oil companies and institutions seeking to monitor gas flaring and work on ways to reduce flaring and waste.
  • The coalition aims to attain zero flaring by 2030.