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The Challenges of Measuring Flare Gas


Apr 29, 2019
Scott Rouse, Product Line Director
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Scott Rouse, Product Line Director

The associated gas generated from oil production has received a lot of attention recently.   In many areas, the lack of gas collection infrastructure requires this gas to be flared off.  Many jurisdictions now require the flow rate of gas to the flare to be monitored in order to reduce emissions and to allocate taxes, fines […]

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Flare Gas Measurement Innovation: Retain Flow Metering Accuracy Even if Gas Composition Changes


Dec 12, 2016
Matthew Olin, President
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Matthew Olin, President

It’s a fact oil wells almost always produce natural gas along with the petroleum. Nine times out of ten, the excess gas (typically hydrocarbons) is flared off or simply vented as-is during upset conditions in the process. The environmental impacts of “flaring” this excess gas into our atmosphere has resulted in government regulations like 40 CFR […]

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