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Flaring

  • By: Ajayi Oluseyi Olanrewaju
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Flaring is the combustion of excess gas typically at sites of fossil fuel extraction, or in industrial manufacturing facilities. It involves the burning off the natural gas associated with the deposit or using the gas stream to burn off waste. These ...

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