GECF: more than a quarter of 2050 natural gas supply untapped

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To this end, the GECF Secretary General reiterated the GECF’s readiness to support the Turkmen industry as it undergoes transformation on the back of the future energy trends, digitalization, and climate action. According to the latest available figures from the GECF Global Gas Outlook 2050, natural gas production in the Central Asian Republic is set to increase by 78% to reach the level of more than 141 billion cubic metres (bcm) by 2050, at a remarkable annual growth rate of 1.9%.

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GE study finds 5% of worlds natural gas production wasted per year by flaring

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A newly released GE study — Flare Gas Reduction: Recent Global Trends and Policy Considerations —estimates that 5% of the world’s natural gas production is wasted by burning or “flaring” unused gas each year, despite some progress on the flaring issue. Nearly $20 billion in wasted natural gas could be used to generate electricity and yield billions of dollars per year in increased global economic output. Gas-flaring countries and trends. Click to enlarge.

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