Near zero flaring with HIPPS

The aim to achieve zero routine flaring by 2030 is initiated with the Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFRP) of the Worldbank, supported by the UN’s Climate Initiatives Platform. Mokveld HIPPS can be part of the solution to achieve net-zero goals: do not open a relief to flare but shut-down the source of overpressure. 
Near zero flaring can be achieved in several ways depending on plant-layout and gas processing possibilities.
Since flares play a critical role as safety device in the different hydrocarbon facilities it is not a simple exchange of application when looking for alternatives. If Flare Gas Recovery (FGR) is at stake a HIPPS can be a possible alternative safety system making the flare an assist system.
On the way to net-zero a HIPPS is often an important part of systems to reduce flaring. The obvious one being the standard HIPPS is not to open a relief to flare but shut down the source of overpressure. Alternatively, Mokveld offer a Fail Open HIPPS as part of an FGR system.
If all the gas that was flared in 2019 was converted to electricity, it would be enough electricity for the entire African continent. The Global Warming Potential of this amount of gas is immense.
Mokveld HIPPS aims to be a part of the solution to achieve net-zero goals. In many countries worldwide legislation requires near zero flaring, for instance Rule 32 of the RRC in Texas, US; the EU is also preparing regulations to reduce flare emissions.
The industry (like IOGP, OGCI, Methane Guiding Principles) is looking at several options to achieve the net-zero sustainability goals.
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