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Gas Flaring
Global Forum on Gas Flaring Reduction Solutions
September 9-10, 2015Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

The World Bank-led Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR) is organizing this year’s Global Forum in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. The event will feature an array of technical, economic, and/or regulatory gas flaring reduction solutions.

GGFR’s Global Forum includes prominent speakers from the international oil industry, senior government officials, and technical experts who will address:

  • the current status of global gas flaring reduction efforts and possible ways forward;
  • how gas flaring reduction relates to the climate change agenda;
  • public-private partnerships as a viable path to gas flaring reduction; and
  • the latest gas flaring reduction technologies.

GGFR’s Global Forum also features the Excellence Awards, recognizing significant contributions to gas flaring reduction. For more information on the awards and to submit an application, click here.

To register to attend GGFR’s Global Forum and to learn more, visit the Forum's official website.

The 2015 GGFR Excellence Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Gas Flaring Reduction

The Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR) Excellence Award recognizes governments, oil companies, development institutions, and other organizations that have made a significant contribution to gas flaring reduction in the upstream sector of the industry through associated gas utilization projects, partnerships, and innovative use of technology or business approaches. The awards will be presented during GGFR’s Global Forum, hosted by the government of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Yugra (KMAO), the Russian Federation, on September 9, 2015.

Applications are open to all organizations, whether GGFR members or not. The application should include a brief description of the project or initiative (2-3 pages) highlighting: (i) results achieved in terms of flare reduction; (ii) increased access to energy domestically; (iii) challenges and/or barriers addressed; (iv) lessons learned; and (v) any partnership role, if relevant. Visual materials to illustrate the gas flaring reduction projects are welcome and could be used by GGFR for knowledge sharing and/or promotional purposes. No material will be used without prior agreement of the organization.

Applications should be received no later than July 17, 2015, and will be reviewed by an expert panel.  Award recipients will be notified early August to allow them adequate time to prepare for the Award Ceremony in September. Please send your applications to Nadiège Ayitoe Meyo at nayitoemeyo@worldbank.org and Gloria Jean Whitaker at gwhitaker@worldbank.org.

  • WHEN: SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2015