Environmental Pollution and Measurement of Gas Flaring

Authors(1) :-Eman A. Emam

A flare is a combustion device that uses air or steam to burn associated, unwanted or excess gases and liquids released during production or by pressure relief valves during unplanned over-pressuring of plant equipment in many industrial operations, such as oil-gas extraction, refineries, chemical plants, coal industry and landfills. Several environmental problems caused by gas flaring such as air and noise pollution. In addition, flaring is a significant source of greenhouse gases emissions, contributing about 400 Mt-CO2 emissions worldwide. Reduction of the environmental pollution to prevent the greenhouse gases emissions by reduce or recover the flare gas, there is a pressing need to know the composition, distribution and volume of flares and how it has changed over space and time. This paper provides an overview about the following: gas flaring and its composition, and its relevant environmental impacts. It also describes the flaring measurement techniques in industry by studying: government legislation, flow meter challenges, measurement technologies and flow meter calibration.

Authors and Affiliations

Eman A. Emam
Department of Chemical Eng. and Pet. refinery, Suez University, Egypt

Environmental Impacts, Greenhouse Gases Emission, Flare Gas Measurements, Flow Meter Challenges.

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Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-February 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-02-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 252-262
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162154
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Eman A. Emam, " Environmental Pollution and Measurement of Gas Flaring, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.252-262, January-February-2016.
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