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ICR’s: A NEW PUSH FOR EMISSIONS STANDARDS

A new release before the Thanksgiving holiday was an operator survey sent by the EPA to approximately 15,000 producers all across the states. This operator survey selected specific sites for many of these producers for analysis. It seeks out multiple segment of the onshore Oil & Gas industry, including booster facilities, gas processing, & storage [...]

By |December 28th, 2016|Categories: Air Quality, Compliance, Events, Industry News, Leak Detection and Repair, OTA Service|Comments Off on ICR’s: A NEW PUSH FOR EMISSIONS STANDARDS

QUAD Oa TESTING, DESIGN, INSTALLATION, RE-TESTING, TRAINING, AND SERVICE—OTA COMPRESSION COVERS IT ALL IN THE PERMIAN BASIN

Regulatory changes that once were a trickle now seem to crash like Niagara Falls through the Oil Patch. It can be nearly impos­sible just to know the regulations, let alone get into compliance while trying to run your main business. OTA Compression is quickly becoming the go-to compliance company for the Permian Basin, Oklahoma, Colorado [...]

By |November 29th, 2016|Categories: Air Quality, Compliance, Gas Analysis, Industry News, Leak Detection and Repair, OTA Service, Science and Technology|Comments Off on QUAD Oa TESTING, DESIGN, INSTALLATION, RE-TESTING, TRAINING, AND SERVICE—OTA COMPRESSION COVERS IT ALL IN THE PERMIAN BASIN

FUGITIVE EMISSIONS COMPONENTS (QUAD Oa) – WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

LDAR (Leak Detection and Repair) has now reached beyond chemical and O&G processing plants to the O&G upstream and midstream facilities with the release of 40 CFR Part 60 Subpart OOOOa on June 3, 2016 (effective August 2, 2016). The leak detection rules directly affect well sites and compressor stations constructed, modified, or reconstructed after September [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Air Quality, Compliance, Industry News, OTA Service, Science and Technology|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on FUGITIVE EMISSIONS COMPONENTS (QUAD Oa) – WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

LEAK DETECTION AND REPAIR (LDAR) – NEW SERVICE LINE

Recently, the Midland Reporter-Telegram contacted us to speak on behalf of the oil and gas industry in regards to the May 12 of 2016 release of 40 CFR Part 60 Subpart OOOOa New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), also known as the leak detection and green completion rules. OTA’s main focus is geared towards the LDAR [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|Categories: Air Quality, Compliance, Industry News, OTA Service, Science and Technology|Tags: , , |Comments Off on LEAK DETECTION AND REPAIR (LDAR) – NEW SERVICE LINE

POLL SHOWS THAT “MOST PEOPLE” WANT TO CUT GREENHOUSE GASES

Last month a poll came out from the Pew Research Center on people’s thoughts on climate change and what can or needs to be done about it. People from 40 different countries took part in this survey and while most respondents said that something needs to be done about climate change, the ones who thought [...]

By |December 9th, 2015|Categories: Air Quality, Events|Comments Off on POLL SHOWS THAT “MOST PEOPLE” WANT TO CUT GREENHOUSE GASES

United States Promises at Least a 28% Emissions Cut in New Global Treaty

The US promised last month to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least twenty eight percent (28%), as part of a treaty directed at preventing the worsening of manmade climate change. The Obama Administration’s addition to the treaty is expected to be finalized in December 2015 by world leaders. This promise solidifies Obama’s comment [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Categories: Air Quality|Comments Off on United States Promises at Least a 28% Emissions Cut in New Global Treaty

Drilling on the Decline, Yet EPA Air Quality Regulations on the Incline

In 2014, for the first time in history the US oil production growth exceeded global oil demand growth. Had oil prices remained at ~$100/bbl and US operators continued on their course to keep ~2,000 rigs at work, the US oil production growth was on track to continue to exceed global oil demand growth through the [...]

By |February 16th, 2015|Categories: Air Quality, Compliance, Industry News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Drilling on the Decline, Yet EPA Air Quality Regulations on the Incline

EPA’s Next Move to Curb Global Warming… Controlling Methane from the Oil and Gas Industry

On January 14, 2015, the Obama administration roughly outlined what its next plan is for curbing global warming. This announcement came with no surprises since the release of Quad O back in 2011. The focus was on methane leaks from oil and gas production sites and to build on “commonsense standards” of methane and VOC [...]

By |January 24th, 2015|Categories: Air Quality|Comments Off on EPA’s Next Move to Curb Global Warming… Controlling Methane from the Oil and Gas Industry

Potential to Emit (PTE) Tank Battery Vapor Testing

There are many ways to determine a facility’s (e.g. storage vessel, separator) flash emission rate but only a few do it with scientific precision. Simulation software is a great means to predict flash emission rates from various facilities found in the process stream and has proven to be very accurate, but it is still not [...]

By |September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Air Quality, Compliance, OTA Service|Comments Off on Potential to Emit (PTE) Tank Battery Vapor Testing

OTA Industry leads in more than just providing equipment and support! Come hear our company leaders speak!

OTA specializes in the service and supply of many production sites by providing vapor recovery units, vapor recovery towers, combustors, well head compression and testing to make sure you are capturing your maximum revenue and remain in compliance with EPA, State, and Local air quality regulations. While providing all of these tools to help your [...]

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