Liza Phase 1 Environmental Permit allows for flaring during process upsets, maintenance events - Panorama Insurance Brokers

Liza Phase 1 Environmental Permit allows for flaring during process upsets, maintenance events

The Environmental Permit issued to ExxonMobil Guyana on June 1, 2017 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Liza Phase 1 Development allows for flaring under certain conditions and outlines measures that should be compiled with when such flaring becomes necessary.

The Permit states that efforts must be made to ensure all reasonable attempts are made to implement appropriate methods for controlling and reducing fugitive emissions in the design, operation, and maintenance of offshore facilities and to maximize energy efficiency and design facilities for lowest energy use. It states that the overall objective is to reduce air emissions and cost-effective and technically feasible options for doing so should be evaluated and adopted.

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