US$16b worth of gas flared: Brainnwave

THE value of natural gas flared by 80 different nations around the world has increased by 11% to hit a global peak this year of US$16.4 billion, according to new analysis by data intelligence business, Brainnwave.

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Russia, Iraq , Iran and US the most wasteful

 
Current levels of gas flaring cause more than 300 million tons of CO2 to be emitted into the atmosphere.