It’s not uncommon to see flare stacks while driving down Saskatchewan’s highways or grid roads. The flares are used by oil and gas production sites to dispose of flammable gases.
Flare gas creates power by burning in a gas engine or turbine.
Flare gas is a fairly dependable power source.
It’s a cost-effective way to power our province.
Flare gas has a low impact on the environment.
We currently have 1.75 MW in service.
We're generating 75 MW of flare gas through our Power Generation Partner Program. The First Nations Power Authority is planning to develop 20 MW.