Technicians for Mostransgaz check on a pipeline station
RussiaIC.com reports this piece of good news, both for the environment and for the Russian natural gas industry:
Russian Ministry of Natural Resources has held a meeting on the problem of casing head gas utilizing. Participants discussed that burning of this gas damaged environment both in Russia and the world...
Russian state authorities decided to put the issue of gas utilizing under special control and to stimulate oil producing companies to utilize oil production by-products more carefully.
You can read more about the global problem of flaring natural gas in this Boston Globe article.