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Main Title Oil and natural gas sector : standards of performance for crude oil and natural gas production, transmisison, and distribution /
CORP Author EC/R, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC.; Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards,
Year Published 2011
Report Number EP-D-07-061; EPA/453/R-11/002
Stock Number PB2012-101312
OCLC Number 770286930
Subjects Natural gas--Law and legislation. ; Petroleum--Standards.
Additional Subjects Natural gas industry ; Performance standards ; Petroleum industry ; Crude oil ; Production ; Transmission ; Distribution ; Performance review processes ; Volatile organic compounds ; Sulfur dioxide ; Emissions ; Well completions ; Well recompletions ; Pneumatic controllers ; Compressors ; Storage vessels ; Equipment leaks ; Technical support documents
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBD  EPA-453/R-11-002 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/09/2012
NTIS  PB2012-101312 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 03/29/2012
Collation 1 v. (various pagings) : ill., charts ; 28 cm.
Abstract This background technical support document (TSD) provides information relevant to the proposal of New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for limiting VOC emissions from the Oil and Natural Gas Sector. The proposed standards were developed according to section 111(b)(1)(B) under the Clean Air Act, which requires EPA to review and revise, is appropriate, NSPS standards. The NSPS review allows EPA to identify processes in the oil and natural sector that are not regulated under the existing NSPS but may be appropriate to regulate under NSPS based on new information. This would include processes that emit the current regulated pollutants, VOC and SO2, as well as any additional pollutants that are identified. This document is the result of that review process. Chapter 1 provides introduction on NSPS regulatory authority. Chapter 2 presents an overview of the oil and natural gas sector. Chapter 3 discusses the entire NSPS review process undertaken for this review. Finally, Chapters 4-8 provide information on previously unregulated emissions sources. Each chapter describes the emission source, the estimated emissions (on average) from these sources, potential control options identified to reduce these emissions and the cost of each control option identified. In addition, secondary impacts are estimated and the rationale for the proposed NSPS for each emission source is provided.
Notes Project Officer: Bruce Moore. "July 2011". Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency "Background Technical Support Document for Proposed Standards" -- Cover. Includes bibliographical references. "EPA-453/R-11-002".
Place Published Research Triangle Park, N.C. ;
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
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Access Notes Also available via the World Wide Web. Location last confirmed 01/03/2012.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
PUB Date Free Form Jul 2011
Category Codes 68A; 97G; 97R; 48A
NTIS Prices PC A11/MF A11
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Control Number 102301680
OCLC Time Stamp 20120104082837
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01572nam 2200349Ka 45020