PORTARIA ANP Nº 249, DE 1º.11.2000 - DOU 3.11.2000
The regulation defines the rules for natural gas flaring. These include:
- The separation of cases in which the flared gas is subject to royalties and the ones in which it is not.
- The definition of the circumstances where natural gas can be flared.
- The reasons that concede exemption or not of the need for authorization for flaring.
The limits are defined by the ANP (National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels).