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The problem of gas flaring: a review of current legal and policy efforts in the UK and Nigeria.

Mohammed, Jamilu Ibn; Moller, Leon

Authors

Leon Moller



Abstract

Associated gas (AG) flaring is declared illegal in many countries, however, the practice continues with impunity in most oil-producing countries like Russia, Iraq, Iran and USA, Venezuela, Algeria and Nigeria among others. Though may only occur in certain circumstances such as emergency shutdowns, non-planned maintenance, or disruption to the processing system. The accompanying file to this output was one of four student presentations focused on Nigerian issues and the energy transition in developing countries.

Citation

MOHAMMED, J.I. and MOLLER, L. 2021. The problem of gas flaring: a review of current legal and policy efforts in the UK and Nigeria. Presented at 2021 AIPN (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators) student forum: Nigerian issues and energy transition in developing nations webinar, 22 July 2021, [virtual conference].

Presentation Conference Type Lecture
Conference Name 2021 AIPN (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators) student forum: Nigerian issues and energy transition in developing nations webinar
Conference Location [virtual conference]
Start Date Jul 22, 2021
Deposit Date Nov 8, 2021
Publicly Available Date Nov 8, 2021
Publisher Maris
Keywords Gas flaring; Health; Safety; Environment; Economics; Policy; Low penalties; Implementation and enforcement failures
Public URL https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1489621