Mobil, Chevron, Shell top gas flare chart in January 2012

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Table 1:  Gas Production and Utilization by Nigerian Companies for January 2012

S/N

Company

Produced

(bscf)

Utilized

(bscf)

Flared

(bscf)

% of Production

That is Flared

   

A

B

C = A-B

100*C/A

1 Mobil Oil

38.64

28.77

9.84

25.5

2 Chevron

19.23

10.98

8.25

42.9

3 Shell

76.4

70.96

5.44

7.1

  Totals

134.27

110.71

23.53

17.5

 

Bscf – Billions of standard cubic feet

 

BUSINESS DAY

 

Mobil, Chevron, Shell top gas flare chart

TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2012 10:47 NAN
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Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) topped the gas flare chart for the month of January 2012, according to the Monthly Petroleum Information published online by the NNPC.
The latest report, obtained online in Eketin Eket, Akwa Ibom, on Tuesday, stated that Chevron and Shell placed second and third respectively.

MPN, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, flared 9.85 billion standard cubic feet (bscf) of gas into the atmosphere in the month under review.

The oil firm produced 38.64 bscf and utilised 28.77 bscf of its associated gas for fuelling its operation, re-injection, and sale to industrial users.

Chevron followed by flaring 8.25 bscf of gas to the atmosphere out of its 19.23 bscf of gas produced under the joint venture category.

Shell Petroleum Development Company came third on the table of gas flare volume with 5.44 bscf of gas flared even as it produced the highest volume of 76.4 bscf of gas.

Shell, however, used 70.45 bscf of its gas produced for power generation, sale to third parties and re-injection to stabilise oil production.

Across the entire industry, a total of 30.16 bscf, about 13.97 per cent of total gas production was flared at the oil fields in onshore and offshore oil fields in Nigeria in the month under review.

The data also showed that MPN produced a total of 116,914 tonnes of Condensate from the oil firm’s $1.3 billion East Area Natural Gas to Liquids facility located off Akwa Ibom coastline.

MPN, operator of the NNPC/MPN joint venture got 59,625 tonnes of condensate while NNPC 57,289 got tonnes of the condensates also known as Natural Gas Liquid.

A total of 125,563 tonnes of condensate was lifted for export from the Qua Iboe export terminal.

 

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