GE study finds 5% of worlds natural gas production wasted per year by flaring
Green Car Congress
APRIL 4, 2011
Gas flaring emits 400 million metric tons of CO 2 annually, the same as 77 million automobiles, without producing useful heat or electricity. It is becoming increasingly clear that the next phase of flare gas eradication will require a major, coordinated effort from central and regional governments, oil and gas producers, technology providers, and the international community. Gas-flaring countries and trends. Click to enlarge.