Air Quality Permitting and Compliance

InterAct provides a full spectrum of air quality permitting and compliance services to the oil and gas industry.  Our in-depth knowledge of drilling and production operations makes us uniquely qualified and effective in ensuring our clients' compliance with the increasing complexity of the air quality and greenhouse gas regulatory framework.  Because InterAct is involved in facility design and construction, air quality permitting and compliance is efficiently incorporated from the start – facility equipment selection decisions are made with the air quality regulations compliance in mind.

InterAct’s Air Quality Services

  • Full air quality permit and compliance support of existing oil and gas facilities: Permit applications & modifications, permit compliance
  • Equipment and permit audits
  • Emission reduction strategies development and related equipment recommendations
  • BACT cost effectiveness analysis
  • NOVs appeal and dispute resolution
  • Fine reduction negotiation
  • Face-to-face, onsite support during APCD facility audits
  • Training of operator technicians to perform internal fugitive emissions I&M program (emission monitoring in the field, record-keeping and reporting)
  • Emissions reporting and inventories (annual, AB 2588/toxics, GHG)
  • H2S issues resolution
  • Health Risk Assessments
  • Fugitive emissions and IC engines I&M Plans development / modification / compliance
  • Guidance on the required laboratory analyses
  • Support for dust minimization issues
  • Assistance with various Air Districts including Ventura County APCD, Santa Barbara County APCD, San Luis Obispo APCD, San Joaquin Valley APCD, South Coast AQMD
  • Toxics inventory & compliance with Title V regulations
  • South Coast AQMD Rule 1148.2 data collection and reporting in support of well stimulation regulations (including hydraulic fracturing and acidizing, SB4)
New facility planning - Air Quality “due diligence” for new facilities:
  • Production equipment selection based on emissions, thresholds, & APCD Rules
  • Analysis of potential road blocks, permit requirements & applicability of the APCD Rules
  • Permitting cost & schedule analysis

Flare issues:

  • InterAct permitted first in the District flare with the “Sonic” design 
  • Develop methods of recording and reporting of flared gas throughput
  • Flare Minimization Plans preparation

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