Gas flare burns at the Yuzhno Russkoye oil and gas field

 
Gas flare burns at the Yuzhno Russkoye oil and gas field
A gas flare burns near the Gazprom logo at the Yuzhno Russkoye oil and gas field, some 200 km (124 miles) from the town of Novy Urengoy, December 18, 2007. Russia's ambitious targets set by President Vladimir Putin last spring to cease gas flaring by 2011 is on track, companies say, but the government casts doubt. Picture taken December 18, 2007. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA)