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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

KIMARK’S AUTO-IGNITION BURNER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS MAKE EMPLOYEES SAFER

“Every time we go onsite to install one of our burner management systems the field people run up and thank us profusely for installing a system that is so much safer than their older one,” says Kimark Senior Product Specialist Lyle Welch. If you have an older burner management system (BMS) with a burner that [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Burner Management Systems, Compliance, Industry News, Science and Technology|Comments Off on KIMARK’S AUTO-IGNITION BURNER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS MAKE EMPLOYEES SAFER

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

FOUR WAYS KIMARK SYSTEM COMBUSTORS KEEP YOU IN COMPLIANCE

With environmental regulations—and fines—for flares mounting almost daily, making sure you’re in compliance becomes more and more important. With this in mind, Kimark Systems helps operators stay compliant and avoid fines. The foundation of Kimark’s success is its equipment. Kimark is designed with current technology from its flame sense that has no peer to its [...]

By |February 25th, 2016|Categories: Calibration Witnessing, Compliance, Gas Analysis, Meter Calibration, Vapor Combustor Units, Vapor Recovery|Comments Off on FOUR WAYS KIMARK SYSTEM COMBUSTORS KEEP YOU IN COMPLIANCE

INDUSTRY-LEADING – KIMARK SMARTFLARE

INDUSTRY-LEADING – KIMARK SMARTFLARE (10 – 200 MCFD) MAXIMUM FLEXIBILTY & QUAD O COMPLIANT With increasing regulations and safety requirements (Quad 0 in particular), operators and midstream companies cannot afford VOC pressure variations to surprise them, allowing those VOCs to escape into the atmosphere. Where tanks and other storage facilities are too far from pipelines [...]

By |January 21st, 2016|Categories: Compliance, Industry News, Science and Technology, Vapor Combustor Units, Vapor Recovery|Comments Off on INDUSTRY-LEADING – KIMARK SMARTFLARE

99% PLUS VRU EFFICIENCY – QUAD O DATA COLLECTION

If you’re using OTA Compression’s KS40, you know the answers to all those questions because OTA supplies you with detailed monthly reports. Reports include vital information that let the operator make educated decisions on unit maintenance, placement, ROI, etc. based on unit performance (e.g. criteria found in the report). This same report meets monitoring and [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Categories: Compliance, Industry News, Vapor Recovery|Comments Off on 99% PLUS VRU EFFICIENCY – QUAD O DATA COLLECTION

Pre-Test Inspections – Direct Measurement Testing

Are you up to date with the current EPA Quad O regulations? Have you tested your production tank batteries for flash gas to determine whether you are “in or out?” If not, allow OTA Compression to assist you with testing and site preparation. Pre-test inspections are very important, especially when the site is outdated and [...]

By |August 25th, 2015|Categories: Compliance, OTA Service, Vapor Recovery|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Pre-Test Inspections – Direct Measurement Testing

Reducing RVP with the VRT-MAX

A major concern among oil producers today is maintaining their crude oil Reid vapor pressure (RVP) at transportable safe levels. 10 psia RVP or less is a common threshold that midstream and tankers set to protect their equipment and personnel. There are two major safety issues related to high RVP. The first is vapor pressure, [...]

By |February 26th, 2015|Categories: Compliance, Material Standards, Vapor Recovery|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Reducing RVP with the VRT-MAX