Among the most onerous and time-consuming air-quality requirements for the oil and natural gas industry is leak detection and repair (LDAR). In Part 4 of this series, we focus on the practical aspects of implementing a successful LDAR program, including:
- Determining which component types must be included and how a leak is defined
- Establishing an efficient monitoring route and schedule
- Selecting the right monitoring method for your facility
- Consolidating state and federal requirements
- Managing change
- Tracking and reporting regulatory compliance and emissions impacts
- Tackling data collection in the field
Learn about the following US air-quality regulations in this series:
- Part 1: Basic air-quality permitting and regulatory concepts
- Part 2: The U.S. EPA’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Mandatory Reporting Rule (MRR)
- Part 3: New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Subparts OOOO/OOOOa
- Part 4: Managing Leak Detection & Repair (LDAR) Programs
- Part 5: Federal Engine Rule Compliance
This webinar is ideal for environmental professionals in the oil and gas industry seeking to gain knowledge on US air quality regulations. Learn about how software and consulting services can help simplify the new air quality permitting and compliance requirements.
Christi M. Wilson, Managing Consultant at Trinity Consultants. Ms. Wilson is a graduate from M.I.T. and a managing consultant with Trinity’s Pittsburgh office where she assists industrial facilities with various projects, including federal NSR/PSD and state air quality permitting, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Mandatory Reporting Rule (MRR) compliance, NESHAP/MACT applicability and compliance, FERC Resource Report 9 filings and Environmental Information Management System (EMIS) selection and implementation. She has more than 20 years of multi-media environmental experience in various states across the U.S., primarily focused on air quality permitting and compliance in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New York. Ms. Wilson has managed more than 7,500 projects involving all segments of the oil and natural gas industry, including upstream wellhead/production operations, midstream gathering and processing, downstream refining, gas transmission and distribution.
Melissa Savcic, Consultant, Intelex Technologies. . Melissa Savcic has over ten years of experience in all aspects of the EMIS implementation process for the oil & gas industry, manufacturing and food and beverages companies. She specializes in Greenhouse Gas Reporting, LDAR, Oklahoma Emissions Inventory, Compliance, Audits and Water Management. Outside the office, Melissa keeps an active lifestyle as an avid snowboarder, rock climber, biker and yogi.
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