The Regulatory Complexities of Gas Flaring and Venting in the US
Article from: OGEL 2 (2022), in Flaring
The process of regulating the flaring and venting of natural gas often creates an energy policy trilemma. One way of addressing the complexities created as a result is to consider the application of energy justice principles and industry best practices to resolve issues ex ante and ex post. This paper discusses the intricacies of regulating gas flaring and venting in the US and highlights the energy trilemma that arises as a result. Such complexities are manifested in the need to curb upstream emissions arising from flaring and venting while at the same time understanding the role of ...