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Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership


The World Bank's Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR) is a multi-donor trust fund composed of governments, oil companies, and multilateral organizations committed to ending routine gas flaring at oil production sites across the world. Read more >


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Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 (ZRF)

The ZRF initiative commits governments and oil companies to end routine flaring no later than 2030.

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Global Gas Flaring Data

GGFR publishes global flaring data estimates to monitor flaring levels and track progress towards ending routine gas flaring.

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A Decade of Stalled Progress on Reducing Global Flaring

Ten countries account for three-quarters of gas flaring; ending routine flaring and methane emissions is key to the energy transition.
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New Report: Financing Solutions to Reduce Natural Gas Flaring and Methane Emissions

This report provides a systematic framework for evaluating the feasibility of financing flare reduction projects at medium-sized flaring sites that have historically been difficult to tackle.
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Oil and gas workers inspecting a flare

GGFR, Ipieca, and IOGP launch Flaring Management Guidance for the Oil and Gas Industry

The Flaring Management Guidance outlines new flaring management and reduction developments and examines industry experiences with eliminating flaring and new technologies, business models, operational improvements, and regulatory policy.
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IFC Provides Landmark Loan to Reduce Gas Flaring, Boost Energy Access, and Power More Homes and Businesses Across Iraq

IFC is investing in Basrah Gas Company (BGC) to support one of the largest gas flaring reduction projects in the world.
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Flaring at a refinery alongside a local community

Blog: BLOG: A new index highlights the need for shared responsibility to end gas flaring

A new blog by GGFR says oil-producing countries should rightfully assume the lion’s share of responsibility for ending routine flaring, but oil-importing countries also have an important part to play.
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Seven Countries Account for Two-Thirds of Global Gas Flaring

Global gas flaring declined by 5% in 2020. Russia, Iraq, Iran, the United States, Algeria, Venezuela, and Nigeria remain the top seven gas flaring countries for nine years running, accounting for two-thirds (65%) of global gas flaring.
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"We can end routine gas flaring by 2030. Here's how"

We are now less than a decade away from the goal of Zero Routine Flaring by 2030, an ambition that sits at the nexus of climate change mitigation and energy policy.
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Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 Intiative Cited in IEA report

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) new analysis found that the commitments from the Bank’s Zero Routine Flaring Initiative will be an integral component of the path to the Paris goal of limiting global warming to well below 2°C.
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Features and Blogs

Gas leaking view from infrared gas detection camera
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SOCAR sets ambitions to slash Azneft's emissions to zero by 2022

A partner in the World Bank's Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR), SOCAR shares its track record and future plans for gas flaring reduction.
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