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GAS VENTING [2 records]

Record 1 2011-12-14


Subject field(s)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Extraction
  • Crude Oil and Petroleum Products

The uncontrolled escape of the confined borehole gases to a free face (through fissures, cracks or weak rock horizons), reducing the heave action of the charge, before adequate breakage and displacement can occur.


Gas flaring and unnecessary gas venting or escapes during processing are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions in northeast BC [British Columbia].


  • Extraction du pétrole et du gaz naturel
  • Pétroles bruts et dérivés

Des émanations de gaz naturel peuvent avoir lieu exceptionnellement lors d’incidents nécessitant la mise à l’évent du gaz contenu dans tout ou partie d’une installation, et lors des essais annuels des systèmes de mise en sécurité ultime.


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Record 2 1998-02-11


Subject field(s)
  • Fires and Explosions
  • Aerodynamics and Theory of Gases


  • Feux et explosions
  • Théorie des gaz et aérodynamique


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