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Federal Oil & Natural Gas Regulations
  • 40 CFR 60, Subpart GG - Standards of Performance for Stationary Turbines
  • 40 CFR 60, Subpart JJJJ - Standards of Performance for Stationary Spark Ignition Internal Combustion Engines
  • 40 CFR 60, Subpart KKKK - Standards of Performance for Stationary Combustion Turbines
  • 40 CFR 60, Subpart OOOO - Standards of Performance for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission and Distribution
  • 40 CFR 63, Subpart HH - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From Oil and Natural Gas Production Facilities
  • 40 CFR 63, Subpart ZZZZ - Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Stationary Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE MACT)
  • 40 CFR 98, Subpart W - Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
Acronyms & Terms
  • 2SLB - 2-stroke lean burn
  • 2-stroke (two-cycle) - ICE in which power cycle completed in 1 revolution of crankshaft & 2 strokes (up and down movements of piston)
  • 40 CFR 60, Subpart IIII - CI RICE NSPS
  • 40 CFR 60, Subpart JJJJ - SI RICE NSPS
  • 40CFR63, Subpart ZZZZ - stationary RICE NESHAP
  • 4SLB - 4-stroke lean burn
  • 4SRB - 4-stroke rich burn
  • 4-stroke (four cycle) - ICE in which power cycle completed in 2 revolutions of the crankshaft & 4 strokes (intake, compression, power, and exhaust)
  • AFRC - Air/Fuel Ratio Controller
  • area source - stationary source which is not a major source
  • ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
  • BACM - Best Available Control Measure
  • BACT - Best Available Control Technology
  • BART - Best Available Retrofit Technology
  • C2H5 - Ethane
  • CAA - Clean Air Act
  • CAAA - Clean Air Act Amendments (1990)
  • CEMS - Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems
  • CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
  • CH4 - Methane
  • CI - Compression Ignition (diesel)
  • CO - Carbon Monoxide
  • Criteria Pollutants - Ozone, Particulate Matter, Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Oxides, Sulfur Dioxide, Lead
  • EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
  • g/BHP-hr - grams per brake horsepower hour
  • GACT - Generally Achievable Control Technology
  • HAP - Hazardous Air Pollutant
  • ICE - Internal Combustion Engine
  • LAC - Loisiana Adminsitravice Code
  • LAER - Lowest Achievable Control Technology
  • LAER - Lowest Achievable Emission Rate
  • lb/hr - pounds per hour
  • LDEQ - Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
  • Lean burn - higher air/fuel ratio (fuel-lean): not rich burn
  • LELAP - Louisiana Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program
  • MACT - Maximum Achievable Control Technology
  • major source - stationary source with PTE 10 tpy of any pollutant or 25 tpy of combined pollutants
  • mobile - not stationary
  • NAAQS - National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • NESHAP - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • NO - Nitrogen Oxide
  • NO2 - Nitrogen Dioxide
  • Non-Attainment Area - Area where the level of a Criteria Pollutant is above the NAAQS
  • NOx - Nitrogen Oxides (NO + NO2)
  • NSCR - Non-Selective Catalytic Reduction
  • NSPS - New Source Review Performance Standards
  • O3 - Ozone
  • PBR - Permit by Rule
  • PM - Particulate Matter
  • PM-10 - Particulate Matter under 10 microns
  • PM-2.5 - Particulate Matter under 2.5 microns diam.
  • ppb - parts per billion
  • ppm - parts per million
  • PSD - Prevention of Significant Deterioration
  • PTE - Potential to Emit
  • QA/QC - Quality Assurance / Quality Control
  • Quad J - 40 CFR 60, Subpart JJJJ
  • Quad Z - 40CFR63, Subpart ZZZZ
  • RACT - Reasonable Available Control Technology
  • RICE - Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines
  • Rich Burn - ower air/fuel ratio (fuel-rich) (Texas: < 4% exhaust oxygen; ZZZZ: "manufacturer's recommended operating air/fuel ratio divided by the stoichiometric air/fuel ratio at full load conditions is less than or equal to 1.1" & < 2% exhaust oxygen)
  • SCR - Selective Catalytic Reduction
  • SI - Spark Ignition ( natural gas, propane, etc.)
  • SIP - State Implementation Plan
  • SO2 - Sulfur Dioxide
  • stationary - fixed emission source
  • TAC - Texas Administrative Code
  • TCEQ -Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • THC - total hydrocarbons
  • Title V Permit - Title V Federal Operating Permit Program
  • tpy - tons per year
  • VOC - volatile organic compounds