How to Comply with Increasing Regulations in the Oil and Gas Industry?

The oil and gas industry now faces mounting regulatory pressures. New standards, highly publicized spill incidents, public debates on drilling practices and the general sentiment that oil and gas companies contribute greatly to environmental issues around the globe are causing the industry to contend with some of the strictest regulations in the world.

Organizations are […]

EPA’s Information Collection Request (ICR) to Reduce Future Oil and Gas Emissions

As part of the Paris Climate Conference, U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed to new actions to reduce methane pollution from the oil and natural gas sector – the world’s largest industrial source of methane. Methane, a key constituent of natural gas, is twenty-five times more powerful at warming the […]

The Need for an Effective Hazardous Waste Management System

Proper waste management is an essential part of society’s public and environmental health. Hazardous waste, if handled improperly, can cause substantial harm to the environment as well as to the human health.

The management of hazardous waste is high on the environmental agenda- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires organizations to comply with the hazardous waste […]

NPDES Electronic Reporting Rule

On September 24, 2015 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed the final electronic reporting rule which requires NPDES regulated entities to file certain reports and permit related data electronically instead of filing paper reports by using EPA’s NPDES Electronic Reporting Tool (NeT) and NETDMR (for DMR data) portal or the equivalent state version of it.

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EPA Tanks 4.09d: What is Next?

v This computer software program calculates volatile organic compound (VOC) and hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions from storage tanks to stay in sync with compliance and constant regulatory changes. The desktop software manages different types of tanks, as stated below:Vertical and horizontal fixed roof tanksInternal and external floating roof tanksDomed external floating roof tanksUnderground […]

Port of Houston Poised for Big Growth

With hopes for a bright future and thriving watercourse, the initial evaluation and research for the new Houston Ship Channel Expansion Channel Improvement study is underway. This potential mega-project represents a great opportunity to modernize the Houston shipping channels and help assure that the Port of Houston continues to serve its community, provide jobs […]