How to Fix Flaring for a Quick Emissions Win

The Biden administration is moving quickly to decarbonise the US economy and re-enter the global frame on climate change. This is excellent news.

A quick win to reduce emissions is to tackle gas flaring, especially in the onshore regions of the Permian, Eagleford and Bakken. In this paper, authored by the Rocky Mountain Institute and Capterio, we outline 7 steps the new adminstration can take.

You might also be interested to read a similar article focussed on flaring associated with the EU’s gas supply. Click to read “12 things the EU should do about gas flaring“. And, to explore the issue of “methane slip” associated with gas flares, please see our article: “Flaring’s billion tonne methane secret“.