communities. This study recommends that gas flaring should be seen as violet action against the people and that the flared gas should be channelled to meeting the ever increasing demand for energy in the industrial sector of the economy. Keywords: Gas flaring, CO 2 emissions, Natural gas, Associated gas, Non Associated gas, Greenhouse gas.


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342 The Effect of Gas Production, Utilization, and Flaring on the Economic Growth of Nigeria and capabilities that could enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of adopted development strategies need to be identified [16]. This is because some resources may actually prevent some valuable strategies from being conceived and implemented [17].


effects of natural gas flaring and petroleum spillages have ... concentrate on the economic impacts of gas flaring in Nigeria, and also the abilities of the Nigerian gas industry in bringing about viable development in the country. 2. Methodology Research Questions


ing for about 85% of total global gas flare [31]. The impression created by the figure above confirms the view that Nigeria has, perhaps, one of the worst rates of gas flaring in the world [35], having flared about 76% of her natural gas in 2002 [36], and 60% in 2006 [37].


evaluation of the various observed and noted health and environmental effects of gas flaring in ... energy in the industrial sector of the economy. Keywords: Gas flaring, CO 2 emissions, Natural gas, Associated gas, Non Associated gas, ... Nigeria’s natural gas reserves are rated as the seventh in the world and the largest in Africa (EIA ...


GAS FLARING IN NIGERIA: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS Dr. Uwem Udok & Enobong Bassey Akpan ** ABSTRACT: The issue of gas flaring in Nigeria has become a topical one in view of the devastating effect gas flaring has in the socio-economic lives of the people in the affected areas. Historically, it


Effect of gas flaring on environmental variables in developing countries . Somayeh Pourhassan . ... Flaring and venting of natural gas in oil wells is a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. ... Nigeria, Iran, Algeria and Iraq, are account for 85% of flaring and venting processes. ...


Despite longstanding laws against gas flaring in Nigeria which is the burning of natural gas during oil extraction, and shifting deadlines to end the practice, the activity continues, with serious ...


This paper establishes the impact of gas production, utilization, and flaring on the estimated monetary value of the goods and services produced in Nigeria (GDP), using multiple linear regression analysis.


NR 342 The Effect of Gas Production, Utilization, and Flaring on the Economic Growth of Nigeria assets and capabilities that could enhance the efficiency 2011, the proved natural gas reserve of Nigeria is esti- and effectiveness of adopted development strategies need mated to be about 5.1 trillion cubic metres; about 2.5% to be identified [16].


“Trends of natural gas exploitation in Nigeria and the implications on the socio-economic stability and governance,” in 35th Nigerian Statistical Association annual conference. 2011. ERA/FOE Nigeria (Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria), Gas Flaring in Nigeria: Human Rights Environmental and Economic Monstrosity.2005.


GAS FLARING AND ITS EFFECT ON THE ENVIRONMENT. ABSTRACT. This work deals with the multi-faceted impact of gas flaring on a global scale and the different approach employed by researchers to measuring gas flared and its resulting emissions and the effect on environment, life and so on.


SUMMARY This paper is a review of studies on the impact of gas flaring on the Niger Delta environment. The Niger Delta region of Nigeria has suffered all forms of pollution and degradation arising from oil and natural gas exploitation. These include a decrease in agricultural yield, depression in flowering and fruiting in Okro and palm trees, deformities in children, liver damage and skin ...


3. To examine the impact of gas flaring on the social life, economy and environment of the host community. 4. To examine the Prospects for Developing Extensive Infrastructure for Natural Gas in Nigeria. 5. To examine the relationship between gas flaring and socio economic activities of …


GAS FLARING IN NIGERIA 5 1 INTRODUCTION The flaring of associated gas (AG) in the Niger Delta is a human rights, environmental and economic monstrosity. Nowhere else in the world have communities been subjected to it on such a scale. It is estimated to cost Nigeria US $2.5 billion annually 1, whilst the roaring, toxic flares affect the health and


The Effect Of Natural Gas Production And Flaring On The Economy Of Nigeria S. K. Bello Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Nigeria K.A. Bello Production Services Department, Total Nigeria Plc, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria I. INTRODUCTION Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas


Despite longstanding laws against gas flaring in Nigeria which is the burning of natural gas during oil extraction, and shifting deadlines to end the practice, the activity continues, with serious environmental and health consequences for people living nearby. In the Niger Delta, especially in the Sapele community of Delta State where most of the flaring takes places, residents living near gas ...


Negative Effects of Gas Flaring: The Nigerian Experience . ... Gas flaring have impoverished the communities where it is practiced, with attendant environmental, economic and health challenges. Reluctance on the part of government and policy makers is also a factor. ... Gas Flaring in Nigeria. the natural gas and pay the insignificant fine than ...


EFFECT OF GAS FLARING INTO THE ECOSYSTEM (A CASE STUDY OF NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION. Background of the study; Nigeria flares more natural gas associated with oil extraction than any other country, with estimates suggesting that of the 3.5 billion cubic feet (100,000,000 m³) of associated gas produced annually, 2.5 billion cubic feet (70,000,000 …


And in a one part solution to stop gas flaring in Nigeria, a liquefied natural gas plant was established at Bonny in Rivers State by the federal government and the multi-transnational oil and gas corporations operating in the country to promote the export of natural gas, utilization and to discourage zero gas flaring.


What economic value would you place on the level of gas we flare daily? Though the only gas we flare is basically associated gas, but when you look at the statistics, you will know that gas flaring has reduced substantially. About 15 years ago, 70 per cent of gas being produced in Nigeria was flared. Today, you have about 30 per cent of gas flare.


May 04, 2017· 1. Introduction. Gas flaring is the rapid oxidation of natural gas with the release of gaseous, particulate and heat into the atmosphere. The composition and quantity of natural gas flared determines the amount and type of pollutants emitted in addition to meteorological conditions, flare design and geometry, and combustion variables (Fawole et al., 2016, Torres et al., 2012).


This study assessed the perceived effects of gas flaring on socio-economic wellbeing of farm s in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The targeted population was the farm s. A multi-stage sampling technique was used for the selection of 150 respondents from the three administrative districts while a structured


NEGATIVE EFFECT OF GAS FLARING IN NIGERIA ... Gas flaring is the burning of natural gas that is connected with crude oil when it pumped out of the ground. Gas flaring is the solitary and most common source of global warming and contributes to emissions of carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and methane which have the propensity of causing ...


Gas Flaring in the Niger Delta: the Potential Benefits of its Reduction on the Local Economy and Environment. Michiko Ishisone Abstract Nigeria flares 17.2 billion m3 of natural gas per year in conjunction with the exploration of crude oil in the Niger Delta.


Jul 31, 2014· Whilst gas flaring reduction requires substantial investments, flared natural gas can be converted into lucrative investments which will ultimately lead to a safer, conducive and healthier environment compared to the current situation which obtains in Nigeria especially in the Niger- Delta region of the country.


Nowadays, petroleum hydrocarbons are widely used as fuels for energy and power generation. However, the production of such fuels complements the flaring of gas in Nigeria. Therefore, this research investigates the various ways in which gas flaring affects the populace of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, which is the bedrock of Nigeria’s current oil and gas resources.


Aug 04, 2013· The Effect of Gas Production, Utilization, and Flaring on the Economic Growth of Nigeria ... "The Effect of Gas Production, Utilization, and Flaring on the Economic Growth of Nigeria," Natural Resources, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2013, pp. 341-348. doi: 10.4236/nr.2013.44041. References ... “Natural Gas Flaring Affects Microclimate and Reduces Maize (Zea ...


Jun 26, 2012· In the 1960's and 1970's Natural gas used to be continually flared in Texas and Saudi Arabia, but in more recent years, Russia and Nigeria flare the highest amount of Natural gas. Flaring Natural gas has pumped out about 110 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere each year, about 0.5% of the World's Carbon dioxide emissions.


We are more concerned about economic benefits than the effects of that action. Nigeria is rated as the second largest gas flaring nations in the world.


utilization of the gas; lack of natural gas transmission, Potential areas in which natural gas can be utilize to boost distribution systems, and irregular pricing policy has been the the Nigeria economy were listed and analyzed base on reason for the flaring of the natural gas. Nigeria’s natural gas reserves and production history.


Jul 20, 2017· But of more concern is the effect of gas flaring on the environment where the oil is produced and its wider implication for global warming. Nigeria is endowed with over 190 trillion standard cubic feet of natural gas reserves, putting it in the top 10 of the world’s most endowed countries when it comes to gas.