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Oil field emissions of volatile organic compounds

Oil field emissions of volatile organic compounds

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Published by U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards in Research Triangle Park, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil fields -- Environmental aspects

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    Other titlesOilfield emissions of volatile organic compounds
    Statementby Rampur S. Viswanath and James H. Van Sandt
    ContributionsVan Sandt, James H, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 65 p.
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13615720M
    OCLC/WorldCa28482096

    Title: Control Techniques for VOC Emissions from Stationary Author: bstallin Created Date: 9/7/ AM. Abstract: Method is a protocol for collecting, analyzing, and reporting of volatile organic compounds (VO C) emissions from asphalt paving production operations. It will produce more accurate measurement of the mass of VOC emissions from such operations than any other current method for measuring VOC. The method will allow the EPA to make a.

    Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Recovery Systems. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are light components of crude oil, which evaporate during loading operations or during the carriage of high-volatility crude oil cargoes. The cargo vapour needs to be vented to the atmosphere to prevent pressures in the tank reaching dangerous levels. – Fugitive Emissions: include criteria pollutants, volatile organic compounds, hazardous air pol-lutants, greenhouse gases • Equipment leaks, evaporation ponds and pits, windblown dust (from truck and construction activity) – Vented Emissions: include greenhouse gases, volatile organic compounds, hazardous air pollut-ants • Dehydrator ventsFile Size: 1MB.

    Author(s): Guenther, A | Abstract: Numerical assessments of global air quality and potential changes in atmospheric chemical constituents require estimates of the surface fluxes of a variety of trace gas species. We have developed a global model to estimate emissions of volatile organic compounds from natural sources (NVOC). Chemical species are grouped into four categories: isoprene Cited by:   Ulo Niinemets and I just published an edited book with Springer Publishers on the topic of volatile organic compound emissions from forest trees. Ignoring methane, volatile organic compounds are emitted from all forests around the globe and these emissions add approximately 2 billion metric tons of organic molecules to the atmosphere each year.


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Oil field emissions of volatile organic compounds (SuDoc EP OI 5) [Rampur S. Viswanath] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Rampur S. Viswanath. EPA/ April OIL FIELD EMISSIONS OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS By Rampur S. Viswanath and James H. Van Sandt Tulsa City-County Health Department Tulsa, Oklahoma EPA Project Officer: William B.

Kuykendal U. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Office Of Air And Radiation Office Of Air Quality Planning And Standards Research Triangle. An extensive set of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) was measured at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory (BAO) in winter in order to investigate the composition and influence of VOC emissions from oil and natural gas (O&NG) operations in northeastern Colorado.

BAO is 30 km north of Denver and is in the southwestern section of Wattenberg Field, one of Colorado’s most productive O&NG by: Get this from a library. Oil field emissions of volatile organic compounds. [Rampur S Viswanath; James H Van Sandt; United States.

Environmental Protection Agency. Office of. Every day, large quantities of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emitted into the atmosphere from both anthropogenic and natural sources.

The formation of gaseous and particulate secondary products caused by the oxidation of VOCs is one of the largest unknowns in the quantitative prediction of the earth's climate on a regional and global scale, and on the understanding of local air : $ George D.

Thurston, in International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition), Volatile Organic Compounds. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are organic chemicals that readily produce vapors at ambient temperatures, and are therefore emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids.

All organic compounds contain carbon, and organic chemicals are the basic chemicals found in all. Essential oils containing aromatic compounds can affect air quality when used indoors.

Five typical and popular essential oils—rose, lemon, rosemary, tea tree and lavender—were investigated in terms of composition, thermal characteristics, volatile organic compound Cited by: In a study was undertaken in the vicinity of Tulsa, Oklahoma to determine the characteristics, composition, and relative concentrations of the oil field emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC).

Forty grab samples (minute) using stainless steel canisters were collected from five Author: Viswanath, R.S. Emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) associated with oil and natural gas production in the Uintah Basin, Utah were measured at a ground site in Horse Pool and from a NOAA mobile.

Air emissions from UOG operations have been generally understood for some time – volatile organic compounds (VOCs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and criteria air pollutants such as NOx and PM can be released at the wellhead, in controlled burns (flaring), from produced water storage pits and tanks, and by diesel-powered Cited by:   This overview compiles the actual knowledge of the biogenic emissions of some volatile organic compounds (VOCs), i.e., isoprene, terpenes, alkanes, alkenes, alcohols, esters, carbonyls, and acids.

We discuss VOC biosynthesis, emission inventories, relations between emission and plant physiology as well as temperature and radiation, and ecophysiological by: Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds from Silage | US EPA ARCHIVE DOCUMENT Author "US EPA, Region 9, Office of Pollution Prevention and Solid Waste" Subject: PORS presentation on toxic emissions of and air quality concerns regarding volatile organic compounds found in silage with recommendations for further research/improvements.

KeywordsFile Size: 2MB. The oil and natural gas industry is the largest industrial source of the potent greenhouse gas methane and smog-forming volatile organic compounds.

Learn More. Voluntary Programs. Learn about voluntary methane programs for the oil and gas industry. Controlling Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Industrial Sources in New Hampshire In the recent past, certain parts of New Hampshire exceeded the federal health standards for ground-level ozone, the major component of “smog.” Ground-level ozone is formed when volatile organic compounds (VOCs) combine with oxides of nitrogen in the.

VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS leading to a decrease in the burning of fossil fuels like diesel fuel, which reduces VOC and NOx emissions, particulate emissions, and dust. Reduce Pesticide Amounts In addition to reducing the number of pesticide applications, a grower can also reduce the amount of pesticides applied – again, reducing VOC emissions.

Leak Detection and Repair—A Best Practices Guide Why Regulate Equipment Leaks. EPA has determined that leaking equipment, such as valves, pumps, and connectors, are the largest source of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and volatile hazardous air pollutants (VHAPs) from petroleum reineries and chemical manufacturing facilities.

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are organic chemicals that have a high vapor pressure at ordinary room high vapor pressure results from a low boiling point, which causes large numbers of molecules to evaporate or sublimate from the liquid or solid form of the compound and enter the surrounding air, a trait known as example, formaldehyde, which evaporates from.

volatile organic compounds VOCs are present in many natural and synthetic materials and commonly are used as fuel additives, solvents, and aerosols.

Despite their high evaporation rates, VOCs have been detected in natural waters (Kotzias and Sparta, ). Valle Galeria, a location in the outskirts of Rome, was selected as a case study to assess the pollution release from the industrial facilities operating in this area.

For this purpose, an intensive field campaign was conducted during summer, where volatile organic compounds VOC (including benzene, toluene and xylenes) were sampled and analyzed at two different by: A field campaign was conducted in April of to obtain ambient concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOC), and thus obtain insight on the levels and sources of these O3 and fine PM.

ABSTRACT Emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) from oil production in new fields were estimated, based on three types of information: (1) extent of new oil and gas fields (those that started production after ) in the contigu- ous 48 states, (2) drilling techniques used for oil and gas exploration and production wells (and their VOC potential), with specific emphasis on the.MANAGING EMISSIONS OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS Publication November INTRODUCTION re-characterised following any changes to the activities at the site that may lead to changes inMany industrial and commercial activities emit to air that must be minimised and controlledto protect the environment.

Health Effects of Oil and Gas Emissions Investigated in Texas. Focus is on benzene, volatile organic compounds and other chemicals within a half-mile of production wellsAuthor: E&E News.