Document Type : Original Research Article


1 Chemical Engineering-Process Design, South Pars Gas Complex Phase 12, Site 2, Kangan, Iran

2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Jundishapur Industrial Dezful University of Technology, Khuzestan, Iran



In this study, the economical value of flared gases in gas phase 12 gas refinery was investigated. The economy itself has been examined from two perspectives. The first view on the conversion of fired gases to electrical energy and its revenue generation using the McLaren method. In the second view, the volume of flared gases is equivalent to the amount of gas consumed in industries, households and exports. According to the results, the gross profit from flaring gas to electric energy was $ 123,125 per year. The volume of flared gases was equivalent to the consumption volume of power plants at 0.77%, the equivalent of 3.3%, the consumption volume of the industries was 1.24%, and the domestic and commercial consumption was 0.3%, and it should be noted. Carried out in 2017 and 2018.

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Recovering Gas Flares from the 12th Gas Phase of the South Pars Gas Refinery


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