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Wärtsilä flare gas recovery and ignition solutions


Put your waste stream to a good use.

Flaring gas accounts for approximately 400 million tons of CO2 emissions annually. The World Bank has identified the recovery of currently flared gas as one of the key ways of meeting the world's increasing demand for fossil fuels. It is assumed that the gas lost through flaring equates to around 25% of Europe's annual gas consumption.

Wärtsilä has a solution to the flaring problem

The Wärtsilä flare gas system comprises flare header isolation equipment, a gas recovery system, and a reliable flare gas ignition system.

The gas normally flared can be exported, used as fuel gas re-injected, used as feed for boilers, or recovered back into the feedstock or any other system utilising gas.

The Wärtsilä flare gas recovery technology has proved itself in years of operation in several offshore as well as land-based installations. Moreover, nearly one hundred pellet type ignition systems have been supplied by Wärtsilä worldwide.

The Wärtsilä systems can be used individually but they also work perfectly together forming a complete gas recovery solution.

Wärtsilä Flare Gas Recovery

The Wärtsilä Flare Gas Recovery System can be tailored for different process conditions and requirements (international, client and classification society).

Wärtsilä Flare Gas Ignition

The Wärtsilä Flare Gas Ignition system has been developed to guarantee safe and reliable ignition of the flare whenever required.

Wärtsilä GasReformer

The Wärtsilä GasReformer converts low quality gas into a valuable source of energy.

Wärtsilä VOC Recovery

Our field proven system is self supplied with energy and results in zero VOC emissions. These emissions account for a total of more than 5 million tonnes globally per year.

Wärtsilä Hydrocarbon Blanketing Systems

The Wärtsilä Hydrocarbon Blanketing System is designed to use hydrocarbons as blanket gas for the cargo tanks during loading and offloading of the oil.

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