natural gas flaring

Mexico’s Pemex Reduces Natural Gas Flaring, Ups Production in Q1

Mexico’s Pemex Reduces Natural Gas Flaring, Ups Production in Q1

Executives at Mexico’s national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) said in an earnings call Monday that work toward improving natural gas use and lowering emissions is starting to pay off. Pemex reported a 42% improvement in natural gas capture in the first quarter. The company was able to use 91.6% of gas produced, flaring off…

May 2, 2022
North Dakota Minimizing Natural Gas Flaring Even as Production Rebounds, EIA Says

North Dakota Minimizing Natural Gas Flaring Even as Production Rebounds, EIA Says

The rate of natural gas flaring by producers in North Dakota declined to an average of 7.5% this year through September, bringing the level of gas burned at the wellhead of the production site below the state’s target for 2021, a new federal report showed. North Dakota set a gas capture goal to keep flaring/venting…

December 9, 2021
Mexico Flaring Problem Should be Solved by Markets, says Texas Railroad Commissioner

Mexico Flaring Problem Should be Solved by Markets, says Texas Railroad Commissioner

Calling natural gas flaring “a wasted resource,” Commissioner Jim Wright of the Railroad Commission of Texas said the problem in Mexico needs to be solved by improving markets. Speaking Tuesday at the U.S.-Mexico LDC Forum in San Antonio, TX, Wright cited the fact that flaring was plunging in Texas and was now at half a…

November 10, 2021
Amid Rising Prices, Pemex Looks to Up Natural Gas Production, Reduce Flaring

Amid Rising Prices, Pemex Looks to Up Natural Gas Production, Reduce Flaring

Mexico’s national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is working to limit flaring and increase natural gas production, executives said last week during an earnings call. Reinaldo Wence of downstream unit Pemex Transformación Industrial said “we need all the natural gas we could get… especially with the weather turning cold.” He was referencing the onset of…

November 1, 2021
Apache Puts Kibosh on Routine Flaring in U.S. Onshore Ahead of Schedule

Apache Puts Kibosh on Routine Flaring in U.S. Onshore Ahead of Schedule

Houston-based Apache Corp., one of the biggest natural gas producers in the Permian Basin, has ended routine flaring across its Lower 48 operations three months ahead of schedule. The independent had set a goal to end flaring in U.S. onshore by year’s end as part of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.  “In early…

October 12, 2021