The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed that it has started the real-time tracking and monitoring of gas flaring and oil spillage across the country. Speaking during the launch and handover of the environmental monitoring tools, the ‘Oil Spill Monitor and Gas Flare Tracker’, Director General of the Nigerian Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, Mr. Idris Musa, stated that with these tools, accurate data can be obtained on the actual volume of gas flared by oil companies, crude oil spillage and would help in determining the losses in terms of revenue to the country. The Gas Flare Tracker and Oil Spill Monitor were developed for NOSDRA by the Stakeholder Democratic Network, SDN, with funding from the Facility for Oil Sector Transparency and Reform, FOSTER. The platforms are a located at ‘’ and ‘’ Musa, who noted that it was impossible to totally eradicate gas flaring, also declared that over the […]