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BMP ID: 8900
Title: Capture of Gas Malfunctions
Text: "21. Air quality. . . . c) Capture of Gas. . . . A "malfunction" is defined as any sudden and unavoidable failure of air pollution control equipment or process equipment or unintended failure of a process to operate in a normal or usual manner. Failures that are primarily caused by poor maintenance, careless operation, or any other preventable upset condition or preventable equipment breakdown shall not be considered to be malfunctions."
Source Publication Name: City and County of Broomfield Oil and Gas Operator Agreement, Sovereign, Extraction, Final, 2013
Citation Section: Appendix A
Citation Page: A-13
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Production / Operation / Maintenance
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: City and County of Broomfield
One DesCombes Drive
Broomfield, CO  80020  USA
Phone:(303)438-6300     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Alternate Contact: Thomas Metzger
Sovereign Operating Company, LLC
621 17th St., Suite 950
Denver, CO  80293-1501  USA
Phone:(303)297-0347     Alt. Phone:
Fax:     E-mail: 
Categories: Air Quality and Emissions
Location: Colorado
Vegetation Types:
• Suburban / urban
General Comments: Local Government - Operator MOU
Cost-Benefit Analysis:
BMP Efficacy:
Date Entered: 2015-12-22 14:31 MDT
Last Updated: 2016-03-28 15:48 MDT