The Gas Flaring Crisis in the US Oil Patch

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In its relentless pursuit of oil, the shale industry continues to burn more and more gas into the air. The rate of flaring in the Permian basin reached a record high in the first three months of this year, averaging 661 million cubic feet per day (MMcfd), according to Rystad Energy. That is more than double the amount of flaring for the same period from a year earlier…CLICK for complete article