Guide for Estimation of Flaring and Venting Volumes

Publication #: 2002-0009

Published: Jul 2002

Author: Clearstone Engineering Ltd.

Filed Under: Responsible Canadian Energy, Sour Gas, Flaring & Venting

This document is to assist oil and gas production companies in quantifying volumes of natural gas vented and flared at typical upstream petroleum facilities as required by EUB Guide 60. This document provides formulas and examples that industry can use. The different methods are presented in order of increasing sophistication and accuracy, though it is up to the Operator to pick the appropriate methodology given the magnitude of the volume being estimated. In general, the simplest method should suffice

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