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BMP ID: 8913
Title: Firing of Flare Unit
Text: "21. Air quality. . . . g) Flaring of Gas. Where flaring is allowed, flaring shall be conducted in the following manner: 1) The flare shall be fired with natural gas and designed to operate with a ninety eight (98) percent or higher VOC destruction efficiency."
Source Publication Name: City and County of Broomfield Oil and Gas Operator Agreement, Sovereign, Extraction, Final, 2013
Citation Section: Appendix A
Citation Page: A-12, A-15
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 15:23 MDT
Last Updated: 2016-03-28 15:53 MDT