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Rule and Implementation Information for Oil and Natural Gas Production

Docket # OAR-2004-0238V and Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505
(Legacy docket-Docket #A-94-04)

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Rule Information

Proposed and Promulgated Rules

Subpart HH - National Emission Standards for Oil and Natural Gas Production

Date Citation Action Description File Download
More recent Federal Register Notices are available at www.epa.gov/airquality/oilandgas/actions.html
10/28/11 76 FR 66886 extension Oil and Natural Gas Sector: New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Reviews; Extension of Comment Period Closing Date
08/26/11 76 FR 53371 public hearings Oil and Natural Gas Sector: New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Reviews:Proposed rule; Announcement of public hearings
08/23/11 76 FR 52738 Proposed Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for Oil and Natural Gas Production and for Natural Gas Transmission and Storage
07/13/10 75 FR 39934 Notice of Meeting National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Oil and Natural Gas Sector-Notice of Public Meeting
01/03/07 72 FR 26 Final National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Oil and Natural Gas Production Facilities: Area Sources.
07/08/05 70 FR 39441 Supplemental Proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Oil and Natural Gas Production Facilities: Supplemental proposed rule.
06/29/01 66 FR 34548 Correction National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Oil and Natural Gas Production and Natural Gas Transmission and Storage; Final Rule-Technical Correction
06/17/99 64 FR 32609 Final Rule National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Oil and Natural Gas Production and Natural Gas Transmission and Storage; Final Rule
02/06/98 63 FR 6288 Proposal Original Proposal for the Oil & Natural Gas Production MACT

NOTES:All files are Government Printing Office (GPO) files unless otherwise indicated.

Closely Related Rules, Policies or Program Guidance

  • See https://www.epa.gov/airquality/oilandgas/ for additional information on the Oil and Gas Source Category.
  • 40 CFR 60 Kb Standards of Performance for Storage Vessels
  • 40 CFR 60 KKK Standards of Performance for Equipment Leaks of VOC from Onshore Natural Gas Processing Plants
  • 40 CFR 61 V National Emission Standards for Equipment Leaks (Fugitive Emission Sources)
  • 40 CFR 63 H National Emission Standards for Organic Hazardous Air Pollutants for Equipment Leaks

Technical Information

Background Information Document (BID)/Response to comments

12/06 Oil and Natural Gas Production and Natural Gas Transmission and Storage - Comment Response Document
05/99 Oil and Natural Gas Production and Natural Gas Transmission and Storage - Background Information for Final Standards:Summary of Public Comments and Responses, U.S. EPA, May 1999, EPA-453/R-99-004b.
09/97 Oil and Natural Gas Production and Natural Gas Transmission and Storage - Background Information for Proposed Standards, U.S. EPA, April 1997, EPA-453/R-94-079a.

 

FACT Sheets

01/03/07 Fact Sheet-Area Sources
06/30/05 Fact Sheet-Supplemental Proposed Rule
05/18/99 Press Release Fact Sheet-Final Rule
02/02/98 Press Release Fact Sheet Proposed Rule

Implementation Information

Implementation Documents

12/22/06 Locating Urban Areas on Census website
12/22/06 Names of urban clusters and urbanized areas
6/28/05 Memo- Urban & Rural County Classification

 

Compliance and Enforcement Information

State Programs

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