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Steps to Acquire Water Discharge Permits

By |2018-11-02T08:53:48-04:00April 1st, 2013|Tags: , , , |

The process for obtaining a permit for vessels requires strong attention to detail. The pipeline is full of water, pressurized, held and monitored, and passed all the tests. Now release the water and get ready to fill that pipeline with natural gas. Wait!  Is a permit needed to discharge all that water? The [...]

EPA’s New VOC Emission Requirements for Storage Tanks

By |2018-11-02T08:53:58-04:00November 1st, 2012|Tags: , , |

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated its requirements on August 2, 2013, for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) emissions from storage tanks, which are primarily used by the oil and natural gas industry. This update is a part of the VOC performance standards for storage tanks, which was published in 2012. A key component [...]