Oil & Gas Wells
Control of emissions from oil and gas well production facilities are outlined in Chapter 33-15-20 of the North Dakota Air Pollution Control Rules. The provisions of this chapter apply to any oil or gas well production facility. This chapter includes requirements for control of production facility emissions, registration, reporting and permitting requirements.
1. Oil and Gas Production Facilities Permitting and Compliance Guidance - CLICK HERE to find documents relating to guidance and examples.
2. Registration and Reporting Requirements
An oil/gas production facility registration form (SFN 14334) and an analysis of any gas produced from the well must be submitted to the North Dakota Department of Health for any oil or gas well. CLICK HERE for the Department memo explaining the $150 filing fee beginning January 1, 2013.
3. New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and Maximum Available Control Technology (MACT) Applicability
Equipment at oil and gas facilities may be subject to rules and regulations under 40 CFR 60 and 40 CFR 63. Regulation Summary.
4. Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Applicability
Any oil or gas well production facility that emits or has the potential to emit 250 tons per year or more of any air contaminant regulated under North Dakota Century Code Chapter 23-25, as determined by the Department of Health must comply with the permitting requirements of Chapter 33-15-15 (Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality).
Questions may be addressed to the North Dakota Department of Health at 701.328.5188, or email Adam Rookey