Tag: Natural Gas


EPA TO EXPAND TRI REPORTING TO NATURAL GAS PROCESSING PLANTS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose regulations requiring natural gas processing plants to start reporting emissions of toxic chemicals they release in response to an environmental justice lawsuit brought by the Environmental Integrity Project and nine partner organizations which sued the agency in January 2015 following its October 2012 petition. The EPA estimates […]


It’s Final: EPA Updates to the New Source Performance Standard (40 CFR 60 Subpart OOOO) for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Industry

The amended New Source Performance Standard (NSPS), 40 CFR 60 Subpart OOOO, for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission and Distribution industry that became effective on December 31, 2014, finalized the amendments and correction of technical errors that EPA previously proposed on July 17, 2014.  This final amendment addresses the following updates: a)      Details […]


Kentucky’s Approach to the Implementation of Oil and Natural Gas Air Pollution Standard found in 40 CFR 60 Subpart OOOO

Currently the Storage Vessels (Tanks that store crude oil, condensate, intermediate hydrocarbon liquids or produced water) located at oil and natural gas production well facilities, gathering facilities, gas processing facilities and transmission facilities are required to meet the requirements found in the federal regulation, 40 CFR 60 Subpart OOOO. To find out more about this […]


Kentucky’s Approach to the Implementation of Oil and Natural Gas Air Pollution Standard found in 40 CFR 60 Subpart OOOO

Currently the Storage Vessels (Tanks that store crude oil, condensate, intermediate hydrocarbon liquids or produced water) located at oil and natural gas production well facilities, gathering facilities, gas processing facilities and transmission facilities are required to meet the requirements found in the federal regulation, 40 CFR 60 Subpart OOOO. To find out more about this […]


NSPS for Oil and Natural Gas Storage Vessels

Engineers at Smith Management Group are prepared to assist our clients in complying with New Source Performance Standards (NSPSs) for the Oil and Natural Gas Sector.  Storage tanks used in oil or natural gas production and transmission are subject to EPA’s 2012 NSPS for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) if they have the potential to emit […]