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Apr. 29
2021

Currently Trending: Renewable Diesel Fuels on the Rise

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The production of renewable diesel fuels, sometimes called green diesel, in the United States is on the rise. Since renewable diesel is chemically the same as petroleum diesel, it may be used in its pure form (called R100) or mixed/blended with petroleum diesel similar to biodiesel blending.

Mar. 25
2021

How to Surf the ESG Wave

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The ESG wave is cresting, and as it does, companies are being caught in various positions ranging from surfing it to being caught in the break. For those not yet riding the wave, there can be a lot of consternation that can ripple from the boardroom to the field. For Environmental Health and Safety Managers, this presents both risks and opportunity.

Feb. 25
2021

New Well Production Facility LDAR Requirements in Colorado

Regulatory Updates

The Colorado Air Pollution Control Division is implementing new well production facility LDAR requirements for facilities within 1,000 ft. of an occupied area which go into effect March 1, 2021.

Feb. 11
2021

TCEQ Clean Water Program for Oil & Gas

Regulatory Updates

Discharges associated with oil and gas activities, pipelines, and natural gas processing plants, will no longer fall under Railroad Commission of Texas jurisdiction.

Jan. 27
2021

Colorado Regulations 3 & 7 Deadlines

Regulatory Updates

Recent updates and changes to Colorado’s Regulations 3 and 7 may have you unaware of upcoming deadlines for oil and gas operators.

Jan. 19
2021

Annual Tier II Reporting – Due March 1st

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2021 is officially here and one of the early annual compliance reporting requirements is just around the corner!

Nov. 4
2020

New Colorado Emission Inventory Reporting Requirements

Regulatory Updates

As part of the December 2019 rulemaking process, Colorado passed new emission inventory reporting requirements (EI) under Regulation No. 7. The new requirements apply to oil and natural gas sources located at or upstream of a natural gas processing plant.

Oct. 29
2020

Reporting Season – Spirit is Here to Help!

Regulatory Updates

Our team is equipped to assist clients in a wide range of industries to accomplish their reporting needs. Spirit’s experts are prepared to work with clients to streamline reports, implement facility objectives, and provide necessary trainings and education on regulatory compliance.

Oct. 27
2020

Colorado Air Quality Control Commission September 2020 Rulemaking: What You Need to Know

Regulatory Updates

As we head into the final months of 2020 (can you believe it?), the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (“AQCC”) has finalized changes to Regulation Number 7, increasing regulations to reduce emissions from oil and gas facilities.

Oct. 8
2020

Revised Final Rules for NSPS OOOO and OOOOa

Regulatory Updates

On September 15, 2020, the EPA published the revised final rules for NSPS OOOO and OOOOa. Changes to these rules could affect your oil or natural gas facility.