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Monitoring of off-shore platform gas flares

12 months

Prime Contractor
AMEC gmbh (Germany)

Tim Conley - tim.conley@amec.com

RSS GmbH (Germany)

Fairfield Energy (UK), World Bank Global Fire Flare GGFR Initiative (International)

Main Aims / Objectives
Develop improved EO algorithms to identify locations, amounts, and the type of gas emissions released through venting in the off-shore oil & gas industry.

Main Services

Systematic mapping & monitoring of off-shore gas emissions. Gas flares represent a major environmental issue (e.g. waste of energy, emissions of greenhouse gases, air pollution).

The anticipated outcome is a system able to monitor gas flares with an acceptable level of accuracy, and temporal and spatial resolution fitting to the client’s needs.

Technical Officer: Pierre-Philippe Mathieu

Starting Date: 2009-04-06

AMEC as supplier - prime
Remote Sensing Solutions gmbh as supplier - sub

World Bank as user - partner/collaborator