Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government is cracking down on flaring in the semi-autonomous region. Earlier this month, UK-firm Aggreko announced that it has “completed commissioning of the largest flare gas to power project in the Middle East to date,” at the Sarqala field. Sarqala is located in the Garmian block, which is operated by Gazprom Neft (40%) alongside Canada’s WesternZagros (40%) and the KRG (20%).

The plant has now “run at full capacity for 72 hours in the project’s final site acceptance test (SAT), marking successful on-time, on-budget delivery.” (CONTINUED - 294 WORDS)