ELI5 : why is there a tower with a burning flame at the top of it in every petrol plant ?

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ELI5 : why is there a tower with a burning flame at the top of it in every petrol plant ?

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I remember being told those are natural gasses that cant be captured.

And because just releasing them is very harmful ( heavy geen house effects ), they burn it instead ( slightly less green house effect ).

See [Door to hell](https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darvaza_gas_crater)

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