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BMP ID: 10112
Title: Flaring Practices Must Meet State Regulations
Text: "21. Air quality. The following apply at the Well Site, except as noted. … f) Thermal Combustion of VOCs. Where thermal combustion of VOCs is allowed, flaring shall be conducted in the following manner. ... 2) The flare unit shall be designed and operated in a manner that shall ensure no visible emissions, pursuant to the provisions of 40 CFR 60.18(f), except for periods not to exceed a total of five (5) minutes during any two (2) consecutive hours."
Source Publication Name: A Resolution Approving an Oil and Gas Operator Agreement and Site Access Agreement {between Town of Timnath and] Peterson Energy, 2015
Citation Section: Exhibit B
Citation Page: 34-35
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Town of Timnath
4800 Goodman Street
Timnath, CO  80547
Phone:(970)224-3211     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact: Andrew Peterson
Peterson Energy Operating, Inc.
2154 W Eisenhower Boulevard
Loveland, CO
Phone:970-669-7411     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Categories: Air Quality and Emissions
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
General Comments: 40 CFR 60.18(f): Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2016-02-08 21:38 MDT
Last Updated: 2016-03-04 18:48 MDT