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Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership

(GGFR)

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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Shell raises its ambition to end routine flaring by 2025

The global movement to end routine flaring continues to make progress with ZRF endorser, Shell, announcing its commitment to end the 160-year-old industry practice in less than five years.
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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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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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Qatar Petroleum joins global effort to end routine flaring

On March 17, 2021, Qatar Petroleum joined the Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership and endorsed the Zero Routine Flaring by 2030 initiative as part of the company’s efforts to end the industry practice of routinely flaring associated gas during oil production.
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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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Saudi Aramco endorses "Zero Routine Flaring by 2030" Initiative

On November 6, 2019, Saudi Aramco endorsed the “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” (ZRF) Initiative, joining 36 other major oil & gas companies in the global movement to end this 160-year practice.
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IPIECA supports flaring initiative

IPIECA states its support to the ‘Zero Routine Flaring by 2030’ Initiative, thereby raising the profile of flaring even higher on the agenda of its 37 oil company members.
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