Oil and Natural Gas Production, Processing, and Storage
The Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Facilities is designed to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas production, processing, storage, and transmission compressor stations, which accounts for four percent of methane emissions in California. Regulated entities are required to take actions to limit intentional and unintentional emissions from equipment and operations.
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CARB’s Oil and Gas Methane Regulation 2019 Annual LDAR Summary
CARB’s Oil and Gas Methane Regulation requires owners/operators of oil and natural gas facilities to conduct quarterly leak detection and repair (LDAR) surveys to monitor components for leaks and repair detected leaks within a specified time frame. The 2019 Annual LDAR Summary is based on data received from operators for LDAR activities that occurred during 2019.