40 CFR 98.236 - Data reporting requirements.

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§ 98.236 Data reporting requirements.

In addition to the information required by § 98.3(c), each annual report must contain reported emissions and related information as specified in this section. Reporters that use a flow or volume measurement system that corrects to standard conditions as provided in the introductory text in § 98.233 for data elements that are otherwise required to be determined at actual conditions, report gas volumes at standard conditions rather the gas volumes at actual conditions and report the standard temperature and pressure used by the measurement system rather than the actual temperature and pressure.

(a) The annual report must include the information specified in paragraphs (a)(1) through (10) of this section for each applicable industry segment. The annual report must also include annual emissions totals, in metric tons of each GHG, for each applicable industry segment listed in paragraphs (a)(1) through (10), and each applicable emission source listed in paragraphs (b) through (z) of this section.

(1) Onshore petroleum and natural gas production. For the equipment/activities specified in paragraphs (a)(1)(i) through (xvii) of this section, report the information specified in the applicable paragraphs of this section.

(i) Natural gas pneumatic devices. Report the information specified in paragraph (b) of this section.

(ii) Natural gas driven pneumatic pumps. Report the information specified in paragraph (c) of this section.

(iii) Acid gas removal units. Report the information specified in paragraph (d) of this section.

(iv) Dehydrators. Report the information specified in paragraph (e) of this section.

(v) Liquids unloading. Report the information specified in paragraph (f) of this section.

(vi) Completions and workovers with hydraulic fracturing. Report the information specified in paragraph (g) of this section.

(vii) Completions and workovers without hydraulic fracturing. Report the information specified in paragraph (h) of this section.

(viii) Onshore production storage tanks. Report the information specified in paragraph (j) of this section.

(ix) Well testing. Report the information specified in paragraph (l) of this section.

(x) Associated natural gas. Report the information specified in paragraph (m) of this section.

(xi) Flare stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (n) of this section.

(xii) Centrifugal compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (o) of this section.

(xiii) Reciprocating compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (p) of this section.

(xiv) Equipment leaks by population count. Report the information specified in paragraph (r) of this section.

(xv) EOR injection pumps. Report the information specified in paragraph (w) of this section.

(xvi) EOR hydrocarbon liquids. Report the information specified in paragraph (x) of this section.

(xvii) Combustion equipment. Report the information specified in paragraph (z) of this section.

(2) Offshore petroleum and natural gas production. Report the information specified in paragraph (s) of this section.

(3) Onshore natural gas processing. For the equipment/activities specified in paragraphs (a)(3)(i) through (vii) of this section, report the information specified in the applicable paragraphs of this section.

(i) Acid gas removal units. Report the information specified in paragraph (d) of this section.

(ii) Dehydrators. Report the information specified in paragraph (e) of this section.

(iii) Blowdown vent stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (i) of this section.

(iv) Flare stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (n) of this section.

(v) Centrifugal compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (o) of this section.

(vi) Reciprocating compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (p) of this section.

(vii) Equipment leak surveys. Report the information specified in paragraph (q) of this section.

(4) Onshore natural gas transmission compression. For the equipment/activities specified in paragraphs (a)(4)(i) through (vii) of this section, report the information specified in the applicable paragraphs of this section.

(i) Natural gas pneumatic devices. Report the information specified in paragraph (b) of this section.

(ii) Blowdown vent stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (i) of this section.

(iii) Transmission storage tanks. Report the information specified in paragraph (k) of this section.

(iv) Flare stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (n) of this section.

(v) Centrifugal compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (o) of this section.

(vi) Reciprocating compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (p) of this section.

(vii) Equipment leak surveys. Report the information specified in paragraph (q) of this section.

(5) Underground natural gas storage. For the equipment/activities specified in paragraphs (a)(5)(i) through (vi) of this section, report the information specified in the applicable paragraphs of this section.

(i) Natural gas pneumatic devices. Report the information specified in paragraph (b) of this section.

(ii) Flare stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (n) of this section.

(iii) Centrifugal compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (o) of this section.

(iv) Reciprocating compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (p) of this section.

(v) Equipment leak surveys. Report the information specified in paragraph (q) of this section.

(vi) Equipment leaks by population count. Report the information specified in paragraph (r) of this section.

(6) LNG storage. For the equipment/activities specified in paragraphs (a)(6)(i) through (v) of this section, report the information specified in the applicable paragraphs of this section.

(i) Flare stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (n) of this section.

(ii) Centrifugal compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (o) of this section.

(iii) Reciprocating compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (p) of this section.

(iv) Equipment leak surveys. Report the information specified in paragraph (q) of this section.

(v) Equipment leaks by population count. Report the information specified in paragraph (r) of this section.

(7) LNG import and export equipment. For the equipment/activities specified in paragraphs (a)(7)(i) through (vi) of this section, report the information specified in the applicable paragraphs of this section.

(i) Blowdown vent stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (i) of this section.

(ii) Flare stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (n) of this section.

(iii) Centrifugal compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (o) of this section.

(iv) Reciprocating compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (p) of this section.

(v) Equipment leak surveys. Report the information specified in paragraph (q) of this section.

(vi) Equipment leaks by population count. Report the information specified in paragraph (r) of this section.

(8) Natural gas distribution. For the equipment/activities specified in paragraphs (a)(8)(i) through (iii) of this section, report the information specified in the applicable paragraphs of this section.

(i) Combustion equipment. Report the information specified in paragraph (z) of this section.

(ii) Equipment leak surveys. Report the information specified in paragraph (q) of this section.

(iii) Equipment leaks by population count. Report the information specified in paragraph (r) of this section.

(9) Onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting. For the equipment/activities specified in paragraphs (a)(9)(i) through (xi) of this section, report the information specified in the applicable paragraphs of this section.

(i) Natural gas pneumatic devices. Report the information specified in paragraph (b) of this section.

(ii) Natural gas driven pneumatic pumps. Report the information specified in paragraph (c) of this section.

(iii) Acid gas removal units. Report the information specified in paragraph (d) of this section.

(iv) Dehydrators. Report the information specified in paragraph (e) of this section.

(v) Blowdown vent stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (i) of this section.

(vi) Storage tanks. Report the information specified in paragraph (j) of this section.

(vii) Flare stacks. Report the information specified in paragraph (n) of this section.

(viii) Centrifugal compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (o) of this section.

(ix) Reciprocating compressors. Report the information specified in paragraph (p) of this section.

(x) Equipment leaks by population count. Report the information specified in paragraph (r) of this section.

(xi) Combustion equipment. Report the information specified in paragraph (z) of this section.

(10) Onshore natural gas transmission pipeline. For blowdown vent stacks, report the information specified in paragraph (i) of this section.

(b) Natural gas pneumatic devices. You must indicate whether the facility contains the following types of equipment: Continuous high bleed natural gas pneumatic devices, continuous low bleed natural gas pneumatic devices, and intermittent bleed natural gas pneumatic devices. If the facility contains any continuous high bleed natural gas pneumatic devices, continuous low bleed natural gas pneumatic devices, or intermittent bleed natural gas pneumatic devices, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (b)(1) through (b)(4) of this section.

(1) The number of natural gas pneumatic devices as specified in paragraphs (b)(1)(i) and (ii) of this section.

(i) The total number of devices of each type, determined according to § 98.233(a)(1) and (2).

(ii) If the reported value in paragraph (b)(1)(i) of this section is an estimated value determined according to § 98.233(a)(2), then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (b)(1)(ii)(A) through (C) of this section.

(A) The number of devices of each type reported in paragraph (b)(1)(i) of this section that are counted.

(B) The number of devices of each type reported in paragraph (b)(1)(i) of this section that are estimated (not counted).

(C) Whether the calendar year is the first calendar year of reporting or the second calendar year of reporting.

(2) For each type of pneumatic device, the estimated average number of hours in the calendar year that the natural gas pneumatic devices reported in paragraph (b)(1)(i) of this section were operating in the calendar year (“Tt” in Equation W-1 of this subpart).

(3) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for the natural gas pneumatic devices combined, calculated using Equation W-1 of this subpart and § 98.233(a)(4), and reported in paragraph (b)(1)(i) of this section.

(4) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for the natural gas pneumatic devices combined, calculated using Equation W-1 of this subpart and § 98.233(a)(4), and reported in paragraph (b)(1)(i) of this section.

(c) Natural gas driven pneumatic pumps. You must indicate whether the facility has any natural gas driven pneumatic pumps. If the facility contains any natural gas driven pneumatic pumps, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (c)(1) through (4) of this section.

(1) Count of natural gas driven pneumatic pumps.

(2) Average estimated number of hours in the calendar year the pumps were operational (“T” in Equation W-2 of this subpart).

(3) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for all natural gas driven pneumatic pumps combined, calculated according to § 98.233(c)(1) and (2).

(4) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for all natural gas driven pneumatic pumps combined, calculated according to § 98.233(c)(1) and (2).

(d) Acid gas removal units. You must indicate whether your facility has any acid gas removal units that vent directly to the atmosphere, to a flare or engine, or to a sulfur recovery plant. If your facility contains any acid gas removal units that vent directly to the atmosphere, to a flare or engine, or to a sulfur recovery plant, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (d)(1) and (2) of this section.

(1) You must report the information specified in paragraphs (d)(1)(i) through (vi) of this section for each acid gas removal unit.

(i) A unique name or ID number for the acid gas removal unit. For the onshore petroleum and natural gas production and the onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting industry segments, a different name or ID may be used for a single acid gas removal unit for each location it operates at in a given year.

(ii) Total feed rate entering the acid gas removal unit, using a meter or engineering estimate based on process knowledge or best available data, in million cubic feet per year.

(iii) The calculation method used to calculate CO2 emissions from the acid gas removal unit, as specified in § 98.233(d).

(iv) Whether any CO2 emissions from the acid gas removal unit are recovered and transferred outside the facility, as specified in § 98.233(d)(11). If any CO2 emissions from the acid gas removal unit were recovered and transferred outside the facility, then you must report the annual quantity of CO2, in metric tons CO2, that was recovered and transferred outside the facility under subpart PP of this part.

(v) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from the acid gas removal unit, calculated using any one of the calculation methods specified in § 98.233(d) and as specified in § 98.233(d)(10) and (11).

(vi) Sub-basin ID that best represents the wells supplying gas to the unit (for the onshore petroleum and natural gas production industry segment only) or name of the county that best represents the equipment supplying gas to the unit (for the onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting industry segment only).

(2) You must report information specified in paragraphs (d)(2)(i) through (iii) of this section, applicable to the calculation method reported in paragraph (d)(1)(iii) of this section, for each acid gas removal unit.

(i) If you used Calculation Method 1 or Calculation Method 2 as specified in § 98.233(d) to calculate CO2 emissions from the acid gas removal unit, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (d)(2)(i)(A) and (B) of this section.

(A) Annual average volumetric fraction of CO2 in the vent gas exiting the acid gas removal unit.

(B) Annual volume of gas vented from the acid gas removal unit, in cubic feet.

(ii) If you used Calculation Method 3 as specified in § 98.233(d) to calculate CO2 emissions from the acid gas removal unit, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (d)(2)(ii)(A) through (D) of this section.

(A) Indicate which equation was used (Equation W-4A or W-4B).

(B) Annual average volumetric fraction of CO2 in the natural gas flowing out of the acid gas removal unit, as specified in Equation W-4A or Equation W-4B of this subpart.

(C) Annual average volumetric fraction of CO2 content in natural gas flowing into the acid gas removal unit, as specified in Equation W-4A or Equation W-4B of this subpart.

(D) The natural gas flow rate used, as specified in Equation W-4A of this subpart, reported as either total annual volume of natural gas flow into the acid gas removal unit in cubic feet at actual conditions; or total annual volume of natural gas flow out of the acid gas removal unit, as specified in Equation W-4B of this subpart, in cubic feet at actual conditions.

(iii) If you used Calculation Method 4 as specified in § 98.233(d) to calculate CO2 emissions from the acid gas removal unit, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (d)(2)(iii)(A) through (L) of this section, as applicable to the simulation software package used.

(A) The name of the simulation software package used.

(B) Natural gas feed temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit.

(C) Natural gas feed pressure, in pounds per square inch.

(D) Natural gas flow rate, in standard cubic feet per minute.

(E) Acid gas content of the feed natural gas, in mole percent.

(F) Acid gas content of the outlet natural gas, in mole percent.

(G) Unit operating hours, excluding downtime for maintenance or standby, in hours per year.

(H) Exit temperature of the natural gas, in degrees Fahrenheit.

(I) Solvent pressure, in pounds per square inch.

(J) Solvent temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit.

(K) Solvent circulation rate, in gallons per minute.

(L) Solvent weight, in pounds per gallon.

(e) Dehydrators. You must indicate whether your facility contains any of the following equipment: Glycol dehydrators with an annual average daily natural gas throughput greater than or equal to 0.4 million standard cubic feet per day, glycol dehydrators with an annual average daily natural gas throughput less than 0.4 million standard cubic feet per day, and dehydrators that use desiccant. If your facility contains any of the equipment listed in this paragraph (e), then you must report the applicable information in paragraphs (e)(1) through (3).

(1) For each glycol dehydrator that has an annual average daily natural gas throughput greater than or equal to 0.4 million standard cubic feet per day (as specified in § 98.233(e)(1)), you must report the information specified in paragraphs (e)(1)(i) through (xviii) of this section for the dehydrator.

(i) A unique name or ID number for the dehydrator. For the onshore petroleum and natural gas production and the onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting industry segments, a different name or ID may be used for a single dehydrator for each location it operates at in a given year.

(ii) Dehydrator feed natural gas flow rate, in million standard cubic feet per day, determined by engineering estimate based on best available data.

(iii) Dehydrator feed natural gas water content, in pounds per million standard cubic feet.

(iv) Dehydrator outlet natural gas water content, in pounds per million standard cubic feet.

(v) Dehydrator absorbent circulation pump type (e.g., natural gas pneumatic, air pneumatic, or electric).

(vi) Dehydrator absorbent circulation rate, in gallons per minute.

(vii) Type of absorbent (e.g., triethylene glycol (TEG), diethylene glycol (DEG), or ethylene glycol (EG)).

(viii) Whether stripper gas is used in dehydrator.

(ix) Whether a flash tank separator is used in dehydrator.

(x) Total time the dehydrator is operating, in hours.

(xi) Temperature of the wet natural gas, in degrees Fahrenheit.

(xii) Pressure of the wet natural gas, in pounds per square inch gauge.

(xiii) Mole fraction of CH4 in wet natural gas.

(xiv) Mole fraction of CO2 in wet natural gas.

(xv) Whether any dehydrator emissions are vented to a vapor recovery device.

(xvi) Whether any dehydrator emissions are vented to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes. If any emissions are vented to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, report the information specified in paragraphs (e)(1)(xvi)(A) through (C) of this section for these emissions from the dehydrator.

(A) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for the dehydrator, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(6).

(B) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for the dehydrator, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(6).

(C) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, for the dehydrator, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(6).

(xvii) Whether any dehydrator emissions are vented to the atmosphere without being routed to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes. If any emissions are not routed to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (e)(1)(xvii)(A) and (B) of this section for those emissions from the dehydrator.

(A) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for the dehydrator when not venting to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(1), and, if applicable, (e)(5).

(B) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for the dehydrator when not venting to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(1) and, if applicable, (e)(5).

(xviii) Sub-basin ID that best represents the wells supplying gas to the dehydrator (for the onshore petroleum and natural gas production industry segment only) or name of the county that best represents the equipment supplying gas to the dehydrator (for the onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting industry segment only).

(2) For glycol dehydrators with an annual average daily natural gas throughput less than 0.4 million standard cubic feet per day (as specified in § 98.233(e)(2)), you must report the information specified in paragraphs (e)(2)(i) through (v) of this section for the entire facility.

(i) The total number of dehydrators at the facility.

(ii) Whether any dehydrator emissions were vented to a vapor recovery device. If any dehydrator emissions were vented to a vapor recovery device, then you must report the total number of dehydrators at the facility that vented to a vapor recovery device.

(iii) Whether any dehydrator emissions were vented to a control device other than a vapor recovery device or a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes. If any dehydrator emissions were vented to a control device(s) other than a vapor recovery device or a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, then you must specify the type of control device(s) and the total number of dehydrators at the facility that were vented to each type of control device.

(iv) Whether any dehydrator emissions were vented to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes. If any dehydrator emissions were vented to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (e)(2)(iv)(A) through (D) of this section.

(A) The total number of dehydrators venting to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes.

(B) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for the dehydrators reported in paragraph (e)(2)(iv)(A) of this section, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(6).

(C) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for the dehydrators reported in paragraph (e)(2)(iv)(A) of this section, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(6).

(D) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, for the dehydrators reported in paragraph (e)(2)(iv)(A) of this section, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(6).

(v) For dehydrator emissions that were not vented to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, report the information specified in paragraphs (e)(2)(v)(A) and (B) of this section.

(A) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for emissions from all dehydrators reported in paragraph (e)(2)(i) of this section that were not vented to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(2), (e)(4), and, if applicable, (e)(5), where emissions are added together for all such dehydrators.

(B) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for emissions from all dehydrators reported in paragraph (e)(2)(i) of this section that were not vented to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(2), (e)(4), and, if applicable, (e)(5), where emissions are added together for all such dehydrators.

(3) For dehydrators that use desiccant (as specified in § 98.233(e)(3)), you must report the information specified in paragraphs (e)(3)(i) through (iii) of this section for the entire facility.

(i) The same information specified in paragraphs (e)(2)(i) through (iv) of this section for glycol dehydrators, and report the information under this paragraph for dehydrators that use desiccant.

(ii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for emissions from all desiccant dehydrators reported under paragraph (e)(3)(i) of this section that are not venting to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(3), (e)(4), and, if applicable, (e)(5), and summing for all such dehydrators.

(iii) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for emissions from all desiccant dehydrators reported in paragraph (e)(3)(i) of this section that are not venting to a flare or regenerator firebox/fire tubes, calculated according to § 98.233(e)(3), (e)(4), and, if applicable, (e)(5), and summing for all such dehydrators.

(f) Liquids unloading. You must indicate whether well venting for liquids unloading occurs at your facility, and if so, which methods (as specified in § 98.233(f)) were used to calculate emissions. If your facility performs well venting for liquids unloading and uses Calculation Method 1, then you must report the information specified in paragraph (f)(1) of this section. If the facility performs liquids unloading and uses Calculation Method 2 or 3, then you must report the information specified in paragraph (f)(2) of this section.

(1) For each sub-basin and well tubing diameter and pressure group for which you used Calculation Method 1 to calculate natural gas emissions from well venting for liquids unloading, report the information specified in paragraphs (f)(1)(i) through (xii) of this section. Report information separately for wells with plunger lifts and wells without plunger lifts.

(i) Sub-basin ID.

(ii) Well tubing diameter and pressure group ID and a list of the well ID numbers associated with each sub-basin and well tubing diameter and pressure group ID.

(iii) Plunger lift indicator.

(iv) Count of wells vented to the atmosphere for the sub-basin/well tubing diameter and pressure group.

(v) Percentage of wells for which the monitoring period used to determine the cumulative amount of time venting was not the full calendar year.

(vi) Cumulative amount of time wells were vented (sum of “Tp” from Equation W-7A or W-7B of this subpart), in hours.

(vii) Cumulative number of unloadings vented to the atmosphere for each well, aggregated across all wells in the sub-basin/well tubing diameter and pressure group.

(viii) Annual natural gas emissions, in standard cubic feet, from well venting for liquids unloading, calculated according to § 98.233(f)(1).

(ix) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from well venting for liquids unloading, calculated according to § 98.233(f)(1) and (4).

(x) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from well venting for liquids unloading, calculated according to § 98.233(f)(1) and (4).

(xi) For each well tubing diameter group and pressure group combination, you must report the information specified in paragraphs (f)(1)(xi)(A) through (E) of this section for each individual well not using a plunger lift that was tested during the year.

(A) Well ID number of tested well.

(B) Casing pressure, in pounds per square inch absolute.

(C) Internal casing diameter, in inches.

(D) Measured depth of the well, in feet.

(E) Average flow rate of the well venting over the duration of the liquids unloading, in standard cubic feet per hour.

(xii) For each well tubing diameter group and pressure group combination, you must report the information specified in paragraphs (f)(1)(xii)(A) through (E) of this section for each individual well using a plunger lift that was tested during the year.

(A) Well ID number.

(B) The tubing pressure, in pounds per square inch absolute.

(C) The internal tubing diameter, in inches.

(D) Measured depth of the well, in feet.

(E) Average flow rate of the well venting over the duration of the liquids unloading, in standard cubic feet per hour.

(2) For each sub-basin for which you used Calculation Method 2 or 3 (as specified in § 93.233(f)) to calculate natural gas emissions from well venting for liquids unloading, you must report the information in (f)(2)(i) through (x) of this section. Report information separately for each calculation method.

(i) Sub-basin ID and a list of the well ID numbers associated with each sub-basin.

(ii) Calculation method.

(iii) Plunger lift indicator.

(iv) Number of wells vented to the atmosphere.

(v) Cumulative number of unloadings vented to the atmosphere for each well, aggregated across all wells.

(vi) Annual natural gas emissions, in standard cubic feet, from well venting for liquids unloading, calculated according to § 98.233(f)(2) or (3), as applicable.

(vii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from well venting for liquids unloading, calculated according to § 98.233(f)(2) or (3), as applicable, and § 98.233(f)(4).

(viii) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from well venting for liquids unloading, calculated according to § 98.233(f)(2) or (3), as applicable, and § 98.233(f)(4).

(ix) For wells without plunger lifts, the average internal casing diameter, in inches.

(x) For wells with plunger lifts, the average internal tubing diameter, in inches.

(g) Completions and workovers with hydraulic fracturing. You must indicate whether your facility had any well completions or workovers with hydraulic fracturing during the calendar year. If your facility had well completions or workovers with hydraulic fracturing during the calendar year, then you must report information specified in paragraphs (g)(1) through (10) of this section, for each sub-basin and well type combination. Report information separately for completions and workovers.

(1) Sub-basin ID and a list of the well ID numbers associated with each sub-basin that had completions or workovers with hydraulic fracturing during the calendar year.

(2) Well type combination (horizontal or vertical, gas well or oil well).

(3) Number of completions or workovers in the sub-basin and well type combination category.

(4) Calculation method used.

(5) If you used Equation W-10A of § 98.233 to calculate annual volumetric total gas emissions, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (g)(5)(i) through (iii) of this section.

(i) Cumulative gas flowback time, in hours, from when gas is first detected until sufficient quantities are present to enable separation, and the cumulative flowback time, in hours, after sufficient quantities of gas are present to enable separation (sum of “Tp,i” and sum of “Tp,s” values used in Equation W-10A of § 98.233). You may delay the reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells included in this number. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the total number of hours of flowback from all wells during completions or workovers and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the number.

(ii) For the measured well(s), the flowback rate, in standard cubic feet per hour (average of “FRs,p” values used in Equation W-12A of § 98.233), and the well ID numbers of the wells for which it is measured. You may delay the reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that can be used for the measurement. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the measured flowback rate during well completion or workover and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(iii) If you used Equation W-12C of § 98.233 to calculate the average gas production rate for an oil well, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (g)(5)(iii)(A) and (B) of this section.

(A) Gas to oil ratio for the well in standard cubic feet of gas per barrel of oil (“GORp” in Equation W-12C of § 98.233). You may delay the reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that can be used for the measurement. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the gas to oil ratio for the well and the well ID number for the well.

(B) Volume of oil produced during the first 30 days of production after completions of each newly drilled well or well workover using hydraulic fracturing, in barrels (“Vp” in Equation W-12C of § 98.233). You may delay the reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that can be used for the measurement. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the volume of oil produced during the first 30 days of production after well completion or workover and the well ID number for the well.

(6) If you used Equation W-10B of § 98.233 to calculate annual volumetric total gas emissions, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (g)(6)(i) through (iii) of this section.

(i) Vented natural gas volume, in standard cubic feet, for each well in the sub-basin (“FVs,p” in Equation W-10B of § 98.233).

(ii) Flow rate at the beginning of the period of time when sufficient quantities of gas are present to enable separation, in standard cubic feet per hour, for each well in the sub-basin (“FRp,i” in Equation W-10B of § 98.233).

(iii) The well ID number for which vented natural gas volume was measured.

(7) Annual gas emissions, in standard cubic feet (“Es,n” in Equation W-10A or W-10B).

(8) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2.

(9) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4.

(10) If the well emissions were vented to a flare, then you must report the total N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O.

(h) Completions and workovers without hydraulic fracturing. You must indicate whether the facility had any gas well completions without hydraulic fracturing or any gas well workovers without hydraulic fracturing, and if the activities occurred with or without flaring. If the facility had gas well completions or workovers without hydraulic fracturing, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (h)(1) through (4) of this section, as applicable.

(1) For each sub-basin with gas well completions without hydraulic fracturing and without flaring, report the information specified in paragraphs (h)(1)(i) through (vi) of this section.

(i) Sub-basin ID and a list of the well ID numbers associated with each sub-basin for gas well completions without hydraulic fracturing and without flaring.

(ii) Number of well completions that vented gas directly to the atmosphere without flaring.

(iii) Total number of hours that gas vented directly to the atmosphere during venting for all completions in the sub-basin category (the sum of all “Tp” for completions that vented to the atmosphere as used in Equation W-13B).

(iv) Average daily gas production rate for all completions without hydraulic fracturing in the sub-basin without flaring, in standard cubic feet per hour (average of all “Vp” used in Equation W-13B of § 98.233). You may delay reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that can be used for the measurement. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the measured average daily gas production rate for all wells during completions and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(v) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, that resulted from completions venting gas directly to the atmosphere (“Es,p” from Equation W-13B for completions that vented directly to the atmosphere, converted to mass emissions according to § 98.233(h)(1)).

(vi) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, that resulted from completions venting gas directly to the atmosphere (“Es,p” from Equation W-13B for completions that vented directly to the atmosphere, converted to mass emissions according to § 98.233(h)(1)).

(2) For each sub-basin with gas well completions without hydraulic fracturing and with flaring, report the information specified in paragraphs (h)(2)(i) through (vii) of this section.

(i) Sub-basin ID and a list of the well ID numbers associated with each sub-basin for gas well completions without hydraulic fracturing and with flaring.

(ii) Number of well completions that flared gas.

(iii) Total number of hours that gas vented to a flare during venting for all completions in the sub-basin category (the sum of all “Tp” for completions that vented to a flare from Equation W-13B).

(iv) Average daily gas production rate for all completions without hydraulic fracturing in the sub-basin with flaring, in standard cubic feet per hour (the average of all “Vp” from Equation W-13B of § 98.233). You may delay reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that can be used for the measurement. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the measured average daily gas production rate for all wells during completions and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(v) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, that resulted from completions that flared gas calculated according to § 98.233(h)(2).

(vi) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, that resulted from completions that flared gas calculated according to § 98.233(h)(2).

(vii) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, that resulted from completions that flared gas calculated according to § 98.233(h)(2).

(3) For each sub-basin with gas well workovers without hydraulic fracturing and without flaring, report the information specified in paragraphs (h)(3)(i) through (iv) of this section.

(i) Sub-basin ID and a list of the well ID numbers associated with each sub-basin for gas well workovers without hydraulic fracturing and without flaring.

(ii) Number of workovers that vented gas to the atmosphere without flaring.

(iii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2 per year, that resulted from workovers venting gas directly to the atmosphere (“Es,wo” in Equation W-13A for workovers that vented directly to the atmosphere, converted to mass emissions as specified in § 98.233(h)(1)).

(iv) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4 per year, that resulted from workovers venting gas directly to the atmosphere (“Es,wo” in Equation W-13A for workovers that vented directly to the atmosphere, converted to mass emissions as specified in § 98.233(h)(1)).

(4) For each sub-basin with gas well workovers without hydraulic fracturing and with flaring, report the information specified in paragraphs (h)(4)(i) through (v) of this section.

(i) Sub-basin ID and a list of well ID numbers associated with each sub-basin for gas well workovers without hydraulic fracturing and with flaring.

(ii) Number of workovers that flared gas.

(iii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2 per year, that resulted from workovers that flared gas calculated as specified in § 98.233(h)(2).

(iv) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4 per year, that resulted from workovers that flared gas, calculated as specified in § 98.233(h)(2).

(v) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O per year, that resulted from workovers that flared gas calculated as specified in § 98.233(h)(2).

(i) Blowdown vent stacks. You must indicate whether your facility has blowdown vent stacks. If your facility has blowdown vent stacks, then you must report whether emissions were calculated by equipment or event type or by using flow meters or a combination of both. If you calculated emissions by equipment or event type for any blowdown vent stacks, then you must report the information specified in paragraph (i)(1) of this section considering, in aggregate, all blowdown vent stacks for which emissions were calculated by equipment or event type. If you calculated emissions using flow meters for any blowdown vent stacks, then you must report the information specified in paragraph (i)(2) of this section considering, in aggregate, all blowdown vent stacks for which emissions were calculated using flow meters. For the onshore natural gas transmission pipeline segment, you must also report the information in paragraph (i)(3) of this section.

(1) Report by equipment or event type. If you calculated emissions from blowdown vent stacks by the seven categories listed in § 98.233(i)(2) for industry segments other than the onshore natural gas transmission pipeline segment, then you must report the equipment or event types and the information specified in paragraphs (i)(1)(i) through (iii) of this section for each equipment or event type. If a blowdown event resulted in emissions from multiple equipment types, and the emissions cannot be apportioned to the different equipment types, then you may report the information in paragraphs (i)(1)(i) through (iii) of this section for the equipment type that represented the largest portion of the emissions for the blowdown event. If you calculated emissions from blowdown vent stacks by the eight categories listed in § 98.233(i)(2) for the onshore natural gas transmission pipeline segment, then you must report the pipeline segments or event types and the information specified in paragraphs (i)(1)(i) through (iii) of this section for each “equipment or event type” (i.e., category). If a blowdown event resulted in emissions from multiple categories, and the emissions cannot be apportioned to the different categories, then you may report the information in paragraphs (i)(1)(i) through (iii) of this section for the “equipment or event type” (i.e., category) that represented the largest portion of the emissions for the blowdown event.

(i) Total number of blowdowns in the calendar year for the equipment or event type (the sum of equation variable “N” from Equation W-14A or Equation W-14B of this subpart, for all unique physical volumes for the equipment or event type).

(ii) Annual CO2 emissions for the equipment or event type, in metric tons CO2, calculated according to § 98.233(i)(2)(iii).

(iii) Annual CH4 emissions for the equipment or event type, in metric tons CH4, calculated according to § 98.233(i)(2)(iii).

(2) Report by flow meter. If you elect to calculate emissions from blowdown vent stacks by using a flow meter according to § 98.233(i)(3), then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (i)(2)(i) and (ii) of this section for the facility.

(i) Annual CO2 emissions from all blowdown vent stacks at the facility for which emissions were calculated using flow meters, in metric tons CO2 (the sum of all CO2 mass emission values calculated according to § 98.233(i)(3), for all flow meters).

(ii) Annual CH4 emissions from all blowdown vent stacks at the facility for which emissions were calculated using flow meters, in metric tons CH4, (the sum of all CH4 mass emission values calculated according to § 98.233(i)(3), for all flow meters).

(3) Onshore natural gas transmission pipeline segment. Report the information in paragraphs (i)(3)(i) through (iii) of this section for each state.

(i) Annual CO2 emissions in metric tons CO2.

(ii) Annual CH4 emissions in metric tons CH4.

(iii) Annual number of blowdown events.

(j) Onshore production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting storage tanks. You must indicate whether your facility sends produced oil to atmospheric tanks. If your facility sends produced oil to atmospheric tanks, then you must indicate which Calculation Method(s) you used to calculate GHG emissions, and you must report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(1) and (2) of this section as applicable. If you used Calculation Method 1 or Calculation Method 2 of § 98.233(j), and any atmospheric tanks were observed to have malfunctioning dump valves during the calendar year, then you must indicate that dump valves were malfunctioning and you must report the information specified in paragraph (j)(3) of this section.

(1) If you used Calculation Method 1 or Calculation Method 2 of § 98.233(j) to calculate GHG emissions, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(1)(i) through (xvi) of this section for each sub-basin (for onshore production) or county (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting) and by calculation method. Onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting facilities do not report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(1)(ix) and (xi) of this section.

(i) Sub-basin ID (for onshore production) or county name (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting).

(ii) Calculation method used, and name of the software package used if using Calculation Method 1.

(iii) The total annual oil volume from gas-liquid separators and direct from wells or non-separator equipment that is sent to applicable onshore production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting storage tanks, in barrels. You may delay reporting of this data element for onshore production if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and delineation wells are the only wells in the sub-basin with oil production greater than or equal to 10 barrels per day and flowing to gas-liquid separators or direct to storage tanks. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the total volume of oil from all wells and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in this volume.

(iv) The average gas-liquid separator or non-separator equipment temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit.

(v) The average gas-liquid separator or non-separator equipment pressure, in pounds per square inch gauge.

(vi) The average sales oil or stabilized oil API gravity, in degrees.

(vii) The minimum and maximum concentration (mole fraction) of CO2 in flash gas from onshore production and onshore natural gas gathering and boosting storage tanks.

(viii) The minimum and maximum concentration (mole fraction) of CH4 in flash gas from onshore production and onshore natural gas gathering and boosting storage tanks.

(ix) The number of wells sending oil to gas-liquid separators or directly to atmospheric tanks.

(x) The number of atmospheric tanks.

(xi) An estimate of the number of atmospheric tanks, not on well-pads, receiving your oil.

(xii) If any emissions from the atmospheric tanks at your facility were controlled with vapor recovery systems, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(1)(xii)(A) through (E) of this section.

(A) The number of atmospheric tanks that control emissions with vapor recovery systems.

(B) Total CO2 mass, in metric tons CO2, that was recovered during the calendar year using a vapor recovery system.

(C) Total CH4 mass, in metric tons CH4, that was recovered during the calendar year using a vapor recovery system.

(D) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from atmospheric tanks equipped with vapor recovery systems.

(E) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from atmospheric tanks equipped with vapor recovery systems.

(xiii) If any atmospheric tanks at your facility vented gas directly to the atmosphere without using a vapor recovery system or without flaring, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(1)(xiii)(A) through (C) of this section.

(A) The number of atmospheric tanks that vented gas directly to the atmosphere without using a vapor recovery system or without flaring.

(B) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, that resulted from venting gas directly to the atmosphere.

(C) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, that resulted from venting gas directly to the atmosphere.

(xiv) If you controlled emissions from any atmospheric tanks at your facility with one or more flares, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(1)(xiv)(A) through (D) of this section.

(A) The number of atmospheric tanks that controlled emissions with flares.

(B) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from atmospheric tanks that controlled emissions with one or more flares.

(C) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from atmospheric tanks that controlled emissions with one or more flares.

(D) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, from atmospheric tanks that controlled emissions with one or more flares.

(2) If you used Calculation Method 3 to calculate GHG emissions, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(2)(i) through (iii) of this section.

(i) Report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(2)(i)(A) through (F) of this section, at the basin level, for atmospheric tanks where emissions were calculated using Calculation Method 3 of § 98.233(j). Onshore gathering and boosting facilities do not report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(2)(i)(E) and (F) of this section.

(A) The total annual oil/condensate throughput that is sent to all atmospheric tanks in the basin, in barrels. You may delay reporting of this data element for onshore production if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and delineation wells are the only wells in the sub-basin with oil/condensate production less than 10 barrels per day and that send oil/condensate to atmospheric tanks. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the total annual oil/condensate throughput from all wells and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in this volume.

(B) An estimate of the fraction of oil/condensate throughput reported in paragraph (j)(2)(i)(A) of this section sent to atmospheric tanks in the basin that controlled emissions with flares.

(C) An estimate of the fraction of oil/condensate throughput reported in paragraph (j)(2)(i)(A) of this section sent to atmospheric tanks in the basin that controlled emissions with vapor recovery systems.

(D) The number of atmospheric tanks in the basin.

(E) The number of wells with gas-liquid separators (“Count” from Equation W-15 of this subpart) in the basin.

(F) The number of wells without gas-liquid separators (“Count” from Equation W-15 of this subpart) in the basin.

(ii) Report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(2)(ii)(A) through (D) of this section for each sub-basin (for onshore production) or county (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting) with atmospheric tanks whose emissions were calculated using Calculation Method 3 of § 98.233(j) and that did not control emissions with flares.

(A) Sub-basin ID (for onshore production) or county name (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting).

(B) The number of atmospheric tanks in the sub-basin (for onshore production) or county (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting) that did not control emissions with flares.

(C) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from atmospheric tanks in the sub-basin (for onshore production) or county (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting) that did not control emissions with flares, calculated using Equation W-15 of § 98.233(j) and adjusted for vapor recovery, if applicable.

(D) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from atmospheric tanks in the sub-basin (for onshore production) or county (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting) that did not control emissions with flares, calculated using Equation W-15 of § 98.233(j) and adjusted for vapor recovery, if applicable.

(iii) Report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(2)(iii)(A) through (E) of this section for each sub-basin (for onshore production) or county (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting) with atmospheric tanks whose emissions were calculated using Calculation Method 3 of § 98.233(j) and that controlled emissions with flares.

(A) Sub-basin ID (for onshore production) or county name (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting).

(B) The number of atmospheric tanks in the sub-basin (for onshore production) or county (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting) that controlled emissions with flares.

(C) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from atmospheric tanks that controlled emissions with flares.

(D) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from atmospheric tanks that controlled emissions with flares.

(E) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, from atmospheric tanks that controlled emissions with flares.

(3) If you used Calculation Method 1 or Calculation Method 2 of § 98.233(j), and any gas-liquid separator liquid dump values did not close properly during the calendar year, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (j)(3)(i) through (iv) of this section for each sub-basin (for onshore production) or county (for onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting).

(i) The total number of gas-liquid separators whose liquid dump valves did not close properly during the calendar year.

(ii) The total time the dump valves on gas-liquid separators did not close properly in the calendar year, in hours (sum of the “Tn” values used in Equation W-16 of this subpart).

(iii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, that resulted from dump valves on gas-liquid separators not closing properly during the calendar year, calculated using Equation W-16 of this subpart.

(iv) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, that resulted from the dump valves on gas-liquid separators not closing properly during the calendar year, calculated using Equation W-16 of this subpart.

(k) Transmission storage tanks. You must indicate whether your facility contains any transmission storage tanks. If your facility contains at least one transmission storage tank, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (k)(1) through (3) of this section for each transmission storage tank vent stack.

(1) For each transmission storage tank vent stack, report the information specified in (k)(1)(i) through (iv) of this section.

(i) The unique name or ID number for the transmission storage tank vent stack.

(ii) Method used to determine if dump valve leakage occurred.

(iii) Indicate whether scrubber dump valve leakage occurred for the transmission storage tank vent according to § 98.233(k)(2).

(iv) Indicate if there is a flare attached to the transmission storage tank vent stack.

(2) If scrubber dump valve leakage occurred for a transmission storage tank vent stack, as reported in paragraph (k)(1)(iii) of this section, and the vent stack vented directly to the atmosphere during the calendar year, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (k)(2)(i) through (v) of this section for each transmission storage vent stack where scrubber dump valve leakage occurred.

(i) Method used to measure the leak rate.

(ii) Measured leak rate (average leak rate from a continuous flow measurement device), in standard cubic feet per hour.

(iii) Duration of time that the leak is counted as having occurred, in hours, as determined in § 98.233(k)(3) (may use best available data if a continuous flow measurement device was used).

(iv) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, that resulted from venting gas directly to the atmosphere, calculated according to § 98.233(k)(1) through (4).

(v) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, that resulted from venting gas directly to the atmosphere, calculated according to § 98.233(k)(1) through (4).

(3) If scrubber dump valve leakage occurred for a transmission storage tank vent stack, as reported in paragraph (k)(1)(iii), and the vent stack vented to a flare during the calendar year, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (k)(3)(i) through (vi) of this section.

(i) Method used to measure the leak rate.

(ii) Measured leakage rate (average leak rate from a continuous flow measurement device) in standard cubic feet per hour.

(iii) Duration of time that flaring occurred in hours, as defined in § 98.233(k)(3) (may use best available data if a continuous flow measurement device was used).

(iv) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, that resulted from flaring gas, calculated according to § 98.233(k)(5).

(v) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, that resulted from flaring gas, calculated according to § 98.233(k)(5).

(vi) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, that resulted from flaring gas, calculated according to § 98.233(k)(5).

(l) Well testing. You must indicate whether you performed gas well or oil well testing, and if the testing of gas wells or oil wells resulted in vented or flared emissions during the calendar year. If you performed well testing that resulted in vented or flared emissions during the calendar year, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (l)(1) through (4) of this section, as applicable.

(1) If you used Equation W-17A of § 98.233 to calculate annual volumetric natural gas emissions at actual conditions from oil wells and the emissions are not vented to a flare, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (l)(1)(i) through (vii) of this section.

(i) Number of wells tested in the calendar year.

(ii) Well ID numbers for the wells tested in the calendar year.

(iii) Average number of well testing days per well for well(s) tested in the calendar year.

(iv) Average gas to oil ratio for well(s) tested, in cubic feet of gas per barrel of oil.

(v) Average flow rate for well(s) tested, in barrels of oil per day. You may delay reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that are tested. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the measured average flow rate for well(s) tested and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(vi) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(vii) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(2) If you used Equation W-17A of § 98.233 to calculate annual volumetric natural gas emissions at actual conditions from oil wells and the emissions are vented to a flare, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (l)(2)(i) through (viii) of this section.

(i) Number of wells tested in the calendar year.

(ii) Well ID numbers for the wells tested in the calendar year.

(iii) Average number of well testing days per well for well(s) tested in the calendar year.

(iv) Average gas to oil ratio for well(s) tested, in cubic feet of gas per barrel of oil.

(v) Average flow rate for well(s) tested, in barrels of oil per day. You may delay reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that are tested. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the measured average flow rate for well(s) tested and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(vi) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(vii) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(viii) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(3) If you used Equation W-17B of § 98.233 to calculate annual volumetric natural gas emissions at actual conditions from gas wells and the emissions were not vented to a flare, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (l)(3)(i) through (vi) of this section.

(i) Number of wells tested in the calendar year.

(ii) Well ID numbers for the wells tested in the calendar year.

(iii) Average number of well testing days per well for well(s) tested in the calendar year.

(iv) Average annual production rate for well(s) tested, in actual cubic feet per day. You may delay reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that are tested. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the measured average annual production rate for well(s) tested and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(v) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(vi) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(4) If you used Equation W-17B of § 98.233 to calculate annual volumetric natural gas emissions at actual conditions from gas wells and the emissions were vented to a flare, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (l)(4)(i) through (vii) of this section.

(i) Number of wells tested in calendar year.

(ii) Well ID numbers for the wells tested in the calendar year.

(iii) Average number of well testing days per well for well(s) tested in the calendar year.

(iv) Average annual production rate for well(s) tested, in actual cubic feet per day. You may delay reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells that are tested. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the measured average annual production rate for well(s) tested and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(v) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(vi) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(vii) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, calculated according to § 98.233(l).

(m) Associated natural gas. You must indicate whether any associated gas was vented or flared during the calendar year. If associated gas was vented or flared during the calendar year, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (m)(1) through (8) of this section for each sub-basin.

(1) Sub-basin ID and a list of well ID numbers for wells for which associated gas was vented or flared.

(2) Indicate whether any associated gas was vented directly to the atmosphere without flaring.

(3) Indicate whether any associated gas was flared.

(4) Average gas to oil ratio, in standard cubic feet of gas per barrel of oil (average of the “GOR” values used in Equation W-18 of this subpart).

(5) Volume of oil produced, in barrels, in the calendar year during the time periods in which associated gas was vented or flared (the sum of “Vp,q” used in Equation W-18 of § 98.233). You may delay reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells are the only wells from which associated gas was vented or flared. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the volume of oil produced for well(s) with associated gas venting and flaring and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(6) Total volume of associated gas sent to sales, in standard cubic feet, in the calendar year during time periods in which associated gas was vented or flared (the sum of “SG” values used in Equation W-18 of § 98.233(m)). You may delay reporting of this data element if you indicate in the annual report that wildcat wells and/or delineation wells from which associated gas was vented or flared. If you elect to delay reporting of this data element, you must report by the date specified in § 98.236(cc) the measured total volume of associated gas sent to sales for well(s) with associated gas venting and flaring and the well ID number(s) for the well(s) included in the measurement.

(7) If you had associated gas emissions vented directly to the atmosphere without flaring, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (m)(7)(i) through (iii) of this section for each sub-basin.

(i) Total number of wells for which associated gas was vented directly to the atmosphere without flaring and a list of their well ID numbers.

(ii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, calculated according to § 98.233(m)(3) and (4).

(iii) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, calculated according to § 98.233(m)(3) and (4).

(8) If you had associated gas emissions that were flared, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (m)(8)(i) through (iv) of this section for each sub-basin.

(i) Total number of wells for which associated gas was flared and a list of their well ID numbers.

(ii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, calculated according to § 98.233(m)(5).

(iii) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, calculated according to § 98.233(m)(5).

(iv) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, calculated according to § 98.233(m)(5).

(n) Flare stacks. You must indicate if your facility contains any flare stacks. You must report the information specified in paragraphs (n)(1) through (12) of this section for each flare stack at your facility, and for each industry segment applicable to your facility.

(1) Unique name or ID for the flare stack. For the onshore petroleum and natural gas production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting industry segments, a different name or ID may be used for a single flare stack for each location where it operates at in a given calendar year.

(2) Indicate whether the flare stack has a continuous flow measurement device.

(3) Indicate whether the flare stack has a continuous gas composition analyzer on feed gas to the flare.

(4) Volume of gas sent to the flare, in standard cubic feet (“Vs” in Equations W-19 and W-20 of this subpart).

(5) Fraction of the feed gas sent to an un-lit flare (“Zu” in Equation W-19 of this subpart).

(6) Flare combustion efficiency, expressed as the fraction of gas combusted by a burning flare.

(7) Mole fraction of CH4 in the feed gas to the flare (“XCH4” in Equation W-19 of this subpart).

(8) Mole fraction of CO2 in the feed gas to the flare (“XCO2” in Equation W-20 of this subpart).

(9) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2 (refer to Equation W-20 of this subpart).

(10) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4 (refer to Equation W-19 of this subpart).

(11) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O (refer to Equation W-40 of this subpart).

(12) Indicate whether a CEMS was used to measure emissions from the flare. If a CEMS was used to measure emissions from the flare, then you are not required to report N2O and CH4 emissions for the flare stack.

(o) Centrifugal compressors. You must indicate whether your facility has centrifugal compressors. You must report the information specified in paragraphs (o)(1) and (2) of this section for all centrifugal compressors at your facility. For each compressor source or manifolded group of compressor sources that you conduct as found leak measurements as specified in § 98.233(o)(2) or (4), you must report the information specified in paragraph (o)(3) of this section. For each compressor source or manifolded group of compressor sources that you conduct continuous monitoring as specified in § 98.233(o)(3) or (5), you must report the information specified in paragraph (o)(4) of this section. Centrifugal compressors in onshore petroleum and natural gas production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting are not required to report information in paragraphs (o)(1) through (4) of this section and instead must report the information specified in paragraph (o)(5) of this section.

(1) Compressor activity data. Report the information specified in paragraphs (o)(1)(i) through (xiv) of this section for each centrifugal compressor located at your facility.

(i) Unique name or ID for the centrifugal compressor.

(ii) Hours in operating-mode.

(iii) Hours in not-operating-depressurized-mode.

(iv) Indicate whether the compressor was measured in operating-mode.

(v) Indicate whether the compressor was measured in not-operating-depressurized-mode.

(vi) Indicate which, if any, compressor sources are part of a manifolded group of compressor sources.

(vii) Indicate which, if any, compressor sources are routed to a flare.

(viii) Indicate which, if any, compressor sources have vapor recovery.

(ix) Indicate which, if any, compressor source emissions are captured for fuel use or are routed to a thermal oxidizer.

(x) Indicate whether the compressor has blind flanges installed and associated dates.

(xi) Indicate whether the compressor has wet or dry seals.

(xii) If the compressor has wet seals, the number of wet seals.

(xiii) Power output of the compressor driver (hp).

(xiv) Indicate whether the compressor had a scheduled depressurized shutdown during the reporting year.

(2) Compressor source.

(i) For each compressor source at each compressor, report the information specified in paragraphs (o)(2)(i)(A) through (C) of this section.

(A) Centrifugal compressor name or ID. Use the same ID as in paragraph (o)(1)(i) of this section.

(B) Centrifugal compressor source (wet seal, isolation valve, or blowdown valve).

(C) Unique name or ID for the leak or vent. If the leak or vent is connected to a manifolded group of compressor sources, use the same leak or vent ID for each compressor source in the manifolded group. If multiple compressor sources are released through a single vent for which continuous measurements are used, use the same leak or vent ID for each compressor source released via the measured vent. For a single compressor using as found measurements, you must provide a different leak or vent ID for each compressor source.

(ii) For each leak or vent, report the information specified in paragraphs (o)(2)(ii)(A) through (E) of this section.

(A) Indicate whether the leak or vent is for a single compressor source or manifolded group of compressor sources and whether the emissions from the leak or vent are released to the atmosphere, routed to a flare, combustion (fuel or thermal oxidizer), or vapor recovery.

(B) Indicate whether an as found measurement(s) as identified in § 98.233(o)(2) or (4) was conducted on the leak or vent.

(C) Indicate whether continuous measurements as identified in § 98.233(o)(3) or (5) were conducted on the leak or vent.

(D) Report emissions as specified in paragraphs (o)(2)(ii)(D)(1) and (2) of this section for the leak or vent. If the leak or vent is routed to a flare, combustion, or vapor recovery, you are not required to report emissions under this paragraph.

(1) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2.

(2) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4.

(E) If the leak or vent is routed to flare, combustion, or vapor recovery, report the percentage of time that the respective device was operational when the compressor source emissions were routed to the device.

(3) As found measurement sample data. If the measurement methods specified in § 98.233(o)(2) or (4) are conducted, report the information specified in paragraph (o)(3)(i) of this section. If the calculation specified in § 98.233(o)(6)(ii) is performed, report the information specified in paragraph (o)(3)(ii) of this section.

(i) For each as found measurement performed on a leak or vent, report the information specified in paragraphs (o)(3)(i)(A) through (F) of this section.

(A) Name or ID of leak or vent. Use same leak or vent ID as in paragraph (o)(2)(i)(C) of this section.

(B) Measurement date.

(C) Measurement method. If emissions were not detected when using a screening method, report the screening method. If emissions were detected using a screening method, report only the method subsequently used to measure the volumetric emissions.

(D) Measured flow rate, in standard cubic feet per hour.

(E) For each compressor attached to the leak or vent, report the compressor mode during which the measurement was taken.

(F) If the measurement is for a manifolded group of compressor sources, indicate whether the measurement location is prior to or after comingling with non-compressor emission sources.

(ii) For each compressor mode-source combination where a reporter emission factor as calculated in Equation W-23 was used to calculate emissions in Equation W-22, report the information specified in paragraphs (o)(3)(ii)(A) through (D) of this section.

(A) The compressor mode-source combination.

(B) The compressor mode-source combination reporter emission factor, in standard cubic feet per hour (EFs,m in Equation W-23).

(C) The total number of compressors measured in the compressor mode-source combination in the current reporting year and the preceding two reporting years (Countm in Equation W-23).

(D) Indicate whether the compressor mode-source combination reporter emission factor is facility-specific or based on all of the reporter's applicable facilities.

(4) Continuous measurement data. If the measurement methods specified in § 98.233(o)(3) or (5) are conducted, report the information specified in paragraphs (o)(4)(i) through (iv) of this section for each continuous measurement conducted on each leak or vent associated with each compressor source or manifolded group of compressor sources.

(i) Name or ID of leak or vent. Use same leak or vent ID as in paragraph (o)(2)(i)(C) of this section.

(ii) Measured volume of flow during the reporting year, in million standard cubic feet.

(iii) Indicate whether the measured volume of flow during the reporting year includes compressor blowdown emissions as allowed for in § 98.233(o)(3)(ii) and (o)(5)(iii).

(iv) If the measurement is for a manifolded group of compressor sources, indicate whether the measurement location is prior to or after comingling with non-compressor emission sources.

(5) Onshore petroleum and natural gas production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting. Centrifugal compressors with wet seal degassing vents in onshore petroleum and natural gas production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting must report the information specified in paragraphs (o)(5)(i) through (iii) of this section.

(i) Number of centrifugal compressors that have wet seal oil degassing vents.

(ii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from centrifugal compressors with wet seal oil degassing vents.

(iii) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from centrifugal compressors with wet seal oil degassing vents.

(p) Reciprocating compressors. You must indicate whether your facility has reciprocating compressors. You must report the information specified in paragraphs (p)(1) and (2) of this section for all reciprocating compressors at your facility. For each compressor source or manifolded group of compressor sources that you conduct as found leak measurements as specified in § 98.233(p)(2) or (4), you must report the information specified in paragraph (p)(3) of this section. For each compressor source or manifolded group of compressor sources that you conduct continuous monitoring as specified in § 98.233(p)(3) or (5), you must report the information specified in paragraph (p)(4) of this section. Reciprocating compressors in onshore petroleum and natural gas production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting are not required to report information in paragraphs (p)(1) through (4) of this section and instead must report the information specified in paragraph (p)(5) of this section.

(1) Compressor activity data. Report the information specified in paragraphs (p)(1)(i) through (xiv) of this section for each reciprocating compressor located at your facility.

(i) Unique name or ID for the reciprocating compressor.

(ii) Hours in operating-mode.

(iii) Hours in standby-pressurized-mode.

(iv) Hours in not-operating-depressurized-mode.

(v) Indicate whether the compressor was measured in operating-mode.

(vi) Indicate whether the compressor was measured in standby-pressurized-mode.

(vii) Indicate whether the compressor was measured in not-operating-depressurized-mode.

(viii) Indicate which, if any, compressor sources are part of a manifolded group of compressor sources.

(ix) Indicate which, if any, compressor sources are routed to a flare.

(x) Indicate which, if any, compressor sources have vapor recovery.

(xi) Indicate which, if any, compressor source emissions are captured for fuel use or are routed to a thermal oxidizer.

(xii) Indicate whether the compressor has blind flanges installed and associated dates.

(xiii) Power output of the compressor driver (hp).

(xiv) Indicate whether the compressor had a scheduled depressurized shutdown during the reporting year.

(2) Compressor source.

(i) For each compressor source at each compressor, report the information specified in paragraphs (p)(2)(i)(A) through (C) of this section.

(A) Reciprocating compressor name or ID. Use the same ID as in paragraph (p)(1)(i) of this section.

(B) Reciprocating compressor source (isolation valve, blowdown valve, or rod packing).

(C) Unique name or ID for the leak or vent. If the leak or vent is connected to a manifolded group of compressor sources, use the same leak or vent ID for each compressor source in the manifolded group. If multiple compressor sources are released through a single vent for which continuous measurements are used, use the same leak or vent ID for each compressor source released via the measured vent. For a single compressor using as found measurements, you must provide a different leak or vent ID for each compressor source.

(ii) For each leak or vent, report the information specified in paragraphs (p)(2)(ii)(A) through (E) of this section.

(A) Indicate whether the leak or vent is for a single compressor source or manifolded group of compressor sources and whether the emissions from the leak or vent are released to the atmosphere, routed to a flare, combustion (fuel or thermal oxidizer), or vapor recovery.

(B) Indicate whether an as found measurement(s) as identified in § 98.233(p)(2) or (4) was conducted on the leak or vent.

(C) Indicate whether continuous measurements as identified in § 98.233(p)(3) or (5) were conducted on the leak or vent.

(D) Report emissions as specified in paragraphs (p)(2)(ii)(D)(1) and (2) of this section for the leak or vent. If the leak or vent is routed to flare, combustion, or vapor recovery, you are not required to report emissions under this paragraph.

(1) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2.

(2) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4.

(E) If the leak or vent is routed to flare, combustion, or vapor recovery, report the percentage of time that the respective device was operational when the compressor source emissions were routed to the device.

(3) As found measurement sample data. If the measurement methods specified in § 98.233(p)(2) or (4) are conducted, report the information specified in paragraph (p)(3)(i) of this section. If the calculation specified in § 98.233(p)(6)(ii) is performed, report the information specified in paragraph (p)(3)(ii) of this section.

(i) For each as found measurement performed on a leak or vent, report the information specified in paragraphs (p)(3)(i)(A) through (F) of this section.

(A) Name or ID of leak or vent. Use same leak or vent ID as in paragraph (p)(2)(i)(C) of this section.

(B) Measurement date.

(C) Measurement method. If emissions were not detected when using a screening method, report the screening method. If emissions were detected using a screening method, report only the method subsequently used to measure the volumetric emissions.

(D) Measured flow rate, in standard cubic feet per hour.

(E) For each compressor attached to the leak or vent, report the compressor mode during which the measurement was taken.

(F) If the measurement is for a manifolded group of compressor sources, indicate whether the measurement location is prior to or after comingling with non-compressor emission sources.

(ii) For each compressor mode-source combination where a reporter emission factor as calculated in Equation W-28 was used to calculate emissions in Equation W-27, report the information specified in paragraphs (p)(3)(ii)(A) through (D) of this section

(A) The compressor mode-source combination.

(B) The compressor mode-source combination reporter emission factor, in standard cubic feet per hour (EFs,m in Equation W-28).

(C) The total number of compressors measured in the compressor mode-source combination in the current reporting year and the preceding two reporting years (Countm in Equation W-28).

(D) Indicate whether the compressor mode-source combination reporter emission factor is facility-specific or based on all of the reporter's applicable facilities.

(4) Continuous measurement data. If the measurement methods specified in § 98.233(p)(3) or (5) are conducted, report the information specified in paragraphs (p)(4)(i) through (iv) of this section for each continuous measurement conducted on each leak or vent associated with each compressor source or manifolded group of compressor sources.

(i) Name or ID of leak or vent. Use same leak or vent ID as in paragraph (p)(2)(i)(C) of this section.

(ii) Measured volume of flow during the reporting year, in million standard cubic feet.

(iii) Indicate whether the measured volume of flow during the reporting year includes compressor blowdown emissions as allowed for in § 98.233(p)(3)(ii) and (p)(5)(iii).

(iv) If the measurement is for a manifolded group of compressor sources, indicate whether the measurement location is prior to or after comingling with non-compressor emission sources.

(5) Onshore petroleum and natural gas production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting. Reciprocating compressors in onshore petroleum and natural gas production and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting must report the information specified in paragraphs (p)(5)(i) through (iii) of this section.

(i) Number of reciprocating compressors.

(ii) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from reciprocating compressors.

(iii) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from reciprocating compressors.

(q) Equipment leak surveys. If your facility is subject to the requirements of § 98.233(q), then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (q)(1) and (2) of this section. Natural gas distribution facilities with emission sources listed in § 98.232(i)(1) must also report the information specified in paragraph (q)(3) of this section.

(1) You must report the information specified in paragraphs (q)(1)(i) and (ii) of this section.

(i) Except as specified in paragraph (q)(1)(ii) of this section, the number of complete equipment leak surveys performed during the calendar year.

(ii) Natural gas distribution facilities performing equipment leak surveys across a multiple year leak survey cycle must report the number of years in the leak survey cycle.

(2) You must indicate whether your facility contains any of the component types listed in § 98.232(d)(7), (e)(7), (f)(5), (g)(3), (h)(4), or (i)(1), for your facility's industry segment. For each component type that is located at your facility, you must report the information specified in paragraphs (q)(2)(i) through (v) of this section. If a component type is located at your facility and no leaks were identified from that component, then you must report the information in paragraphs (q)(2)(i) through (v) of this section but report a zero (“0”) for the information required according to paragraphs (q)(2)(iii), (iv), and (v) of this section.

(i) Component type.

(ii) Total number of the surveyed component type that were identified as leaking in the calendar year (“xp” in Equation W-30 of this subpart for the component type).

(iii) Average time the surveyed components are assumed to be leaking and operational, in hours (average of “Tp,z” from Equation W-30 of this subpart for the component type).

(iv) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for the component type as calculated using Equation W-30 (for surveyed components only).

(v) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for the component type as calculated using Equation W-30 (for surveyed components only).

(3) Natural gas distribution facilities with emission sources listed in § 98.232(i)(1) must also report the information specified in paragraphs (q)(3)(i) through (viii) and, if applicable, (q)(3)(ix) of this section.

(i) Number of above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations surveyed in the calendar year.

(ii) Number of meter/regulator runs at above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations surveyed in the calendar year (“CountMR,y” from Equation W-31 of this subpart, for the current calendar year).

(iii) Average time that meter/regulator runs surveyed in the calendar year were operational, in hours (average of “Tw,y” from Equation W-31 of this subpart, for the current calendar year).

(iv) Number of above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations surveyed in the current leak survey cycle.

(v) Number of meter/regulator runs at above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations surveyed in current leak survey cycle (sum of “CountMR,y” from Equation W-31 of this subpart, for all calendar years in the current leak survey cycle).

(vi) Average time that meter/regulator runs surveyed in the current leak survey cycle were operational, in hours (average of “Tw,y” from Equation W-31 of this subpart, for all years included in the leak survey cycle).

(vii) Meter/regulator run CO2 emission factor based on all surveyed transmission-distribution transfer stations in the current leak survey cycle, in standard cubic feet of CO2 per operational hour of all meter/regulator runs (“EFs,MR,i” for CO2 calculated using Equation W-31 of this subpart).

(viii) Meter/regulator run CH4 emission factor based on all surveyed transmission-distribution transfer stations in the current leak survey cycle, in standard cubic feet of CH4 per operational hour of all meter/regulator runs (“EFs,MR,i” for CH4 calculated using Equation W-31 of this subpart).

(ix) If your natural gas distribution facility performs equipment leak surveys across a multiple year leak survey cycle, you must also report:

(A) The total number of meter/regulator runs at above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations at your facility (“CountMR” in Equation W-32B of this subpart).

(B) Average estimated time that each meter/regulator run at above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations was operational in the calendar year, in hours per meter/regulator run (“Tw,avg” in Equation W-32B of this subpart).

(C) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for all above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations at your facility.

(D) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for all above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations at your facility.

(r) Equipment leaks by population count. If your facility is subject to the requirements of § 98.233(r), then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (r)(1) through (3) of this section, as applicable.

(1) You must indicate whether your facility contains any of the emission source types required to use Equation W-32A of § 98.233. You must report the information specified in paragraphs (r)(1)(i) through (v) of this section separately for each emission source type required to use Equation W-32A that is located at your facility. Onshore petroleum and natural gas production facilities and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting facilities must report the information specified in paragraphs (r)(1)(i) through (v) separately by component type, service type, and geographic location (i.e., Eastern U.S. or Western U.S.).

(i) Emission source type. Onshore petroleum and natural gas production facilities and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting facilities must report the component type, service type and geographic location.

(ii) Total number of the emission source type at the facility (“Counte” in Equation W-32A of this subpart).

(iii) Average estimated time that the emission source type was operational in the calendar year, in hours (“Te” in Equation W-32A of this subpart).

(iv) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, for the emission source type.

(v) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, for the emission source type.

(2) Natural gas distribution facilities must also report the information specified in paragraphs (r)(2)(i) through (v) of this section.

(i) Number of above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations at the facility.

(ii) Number of above grade metering-regulating stations that are not transmission-distribution transfer stations at the facility.

(iii) Total number of meter/regulator runs at above grade metering-regulating stations that are not above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations (“CountMR” in Equation W-32B of this subpart).

(iv) Average estimated time that each meter/regulator run at above grade metering-regulating stations that are not above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations was operational in the calendar year, in hours per meter/regulator run (“Tw,avg” in Equation W-32B of this subpart).

(v) If your facility has above grade metering-regulating stations that are not above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations and your facility also has above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations, you must also report:

(A) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from above grade metering-regulating stations that are not above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations.

(B) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, from above grade metering regulating stations that are not above grade transmission-distribution transfer stations.

(3) Onshore petroleum and natural gas production facilities and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting facilities must also report the information specified in paragraphs (r)(3)(i) and (ii) of this section.

(i) Calculation method used.

(ii) Onshore petroleum and natural gas production facilities and onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting facilities must report the information specified in paragraphs (r)(3)(ii)(A) and (B) of this section, for each major equipment type, production type (i.e., natural gas or crude oil), and geographic location combination in Tables W-1B and W-1C of this subpart.

(A) An indication of whether the facility contains the major equipment type.

(B) If the facility does contain the equipment type, the count of the major equipment type.

(s) Offshore petroleum and natural gas production. You must report the information specified in paragraphs (s)(1) through (3) of this section for each emission source type listed in the most recent BOEMRE study.

(1) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2.

(2) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4.

(3) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O.

(t) [Reserved]

(u) [Reserved]

(v) [Reserved]

(w) EOR injection pumps. You must indicate whether CO2 EOR injection was used at your facility during the calendar year and if any EOR injection pump blowdowns occurred during the year. If any EOR injection pump blowdowns occurred during the calendar year, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (w)(1) through (8) of this section for each EOR injection pump system.

(1) Sub-basin ID.

(2) EOR injection pump system identifier.

(3) Pump capacity, in barrels per day.

(4) Total volume of EOR injection pump system equipment chambers, in cubic feet (“Vv” in Equation W-37 of this subpart).

(5) Number of blowdowns for the EOR injection pump system in the calendar year.

(6) Density of critical phase EOR injection gas, in kilograms per cubic foot (“Rc” in Equation W-37 of this subpart).

(7) Mass fraction of CO2 in critical phase EOR injection gas (“GHGCO2” in Equation W-37 of this subpart).

(8) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from EOR injection pump system blowdowns.

(x) EOR hydrocarbon liquids. You must indicate whether hydrocarbon liquids were produced through EOR operations. If hydrocarbon liquids were produced through EOR operations, you must report the information specified in paragraphs (x)(1) through (4) of this section for each sub-basin category with EOR operations.

(1) Sub-basin ID.

(2) Total volume of hydrocarbon liquids produced through EOR operations in the calendar year, in barrels (“Vhl” in Equation W-38 of this subpart).

(3) Average CO2 retained in hydrocarbon liquids downstream of the storage tank, in metric tons per barrel under standard conditions (“Shl” in Equation W-38 of this subpart).

(4) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, from CO2 retained in hydrocarbon liquids produced through EOR operations downstream of the storage tank (“MassCO2” in Equation W-38 of this subpart).

(y) [Reserved]

(z) Combustion equipment at onshore petroleum and natural gas production facilities, onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting facilities, and natural gas distribution facilities. If your facility is required by § 98.232(c)(22), (i)(7), or (j)(12) to report emissions from combustion equipment, then you must indicate whether your facility has any combustion units subject to reporting according to paragraph (a)(1)(xvii), (a)(8)(i), or (a)(9)(xi) of this section. If your facility contains any combustion units subject to reporting according to paragraph (a)(1)(xvii), (a)(8)(i), or (a)(9)(xi) of this section, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (z)(1) and (2) of this section, as applicable.

(1) Indicate whether the combustion units include: External fuel combustion units with a rated heat capacity less than or equal to 5 million Btu per hour; or, internal fuel combustion units that are not compressor-drivers, with a rated heat capacity less than or equal to 1 mmBtu/hr (or the equivalent of 130 horsepower). If the facility contains external fuel combustion units with a rated heat capacity less than or equal to 5 million Btu per hour or internal fuel combustion units that are not compressor-drivers, with a rated heat capacity less than or equal to 1 million Btu per hour (or the equivalent of 130 horsepower), then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (z)(1)(i) and (ii) of this section for each unit type.

(i) The type of combustion unit.

(ii) The total number of combustion units.

(2) Indicate whether the combustion units include: External fuel combustion units with a rated heat capacity greater than 5 million Btu per hour; internal fuel combustion units that are not compressor-drivers, with a rated heat capacity greater than 1 million Btu per hour (or the equivalent of 130 horsepower); or, internal fuel combustion units of any heat capacity that are compressor-drivers. If your facility contains: External fuel combustion units with a rated heat capacity greater than 5 mmBtu/hr; internal fuel combustion units that are not compressor-drivers, with a rated heat capacity greater than 1 million Btu per hour (or the equivalent of 130 horsepower); or internal fuel combustion units of any heat capacity that are compressor-drivers, then you must report the information specified in paragraphs (z)(2)(i) through (vi) of this section for each combustion unit type and fuel type combination.

(i) The type of combustion unit.

(ii) The type of fuel combusted.

(iii) The quantity of fuel combusted in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet, gallons, or tons.

(iv) Annual CO2 emissions, in metric tons CO2, calculated according to § 98.233(z)(1) and (2).

(v) Annual CH4 emissions, in metric tons CH4, calculated according to § 98.233(z)(1) and (2).

(vi) Annual N2O emissions, in metric tons N2O, calculated according to § 98.233(z)(1) and (2).

(aa) Each facility must report the information specified in paragraphs (aa)(1) through (11) of this section, for each applicable industry segment, by using best available data. If a quantity required to be reported is zero, you must report zero as the value.

(1) For onshore petroleum and natural gas production, report the data specified in paragraphs (aa)(1)(i) and (ii) of this section.

(i) Report the information specified in paragraphs (aa)(1)(i)(A) through (C) of this section for the basin as a whole.

(A) The quantity of gas produced in the calendar year from wells, in thousand standard cubic feet. This includes gas that is routed to a pipeline, vented or flared, or used in field operations. This does not include gas injected back into reservoirs or shrinkage resulting from lease condensate production.

(B) The quantity of gas produced in the calendar year for sales, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(C) The quantity of crude oil and condensate produced in the calendar year for sales, in barrels.

(ii) Report the information specified in paragraphs (aa)(1)(ii)(A) through (M) of this section for each unique sub-basin category.

(A) State.

(B) County.

(C) Formation type.

(D) The number of producing wells at the end of the calendar year and a list of the well ID numbers (exclude only those wells permanently taken out of production, i.e., plugged and abandoned).

(E) The number of producing wells acquired during the calendar year and a list of the well ID numbers.

(F) The number of producing wells divested during the calendar year and a list of the well ID numbers.

(G) The number of wells completed during the calendar year and a list of the well ID numbers.

(H) The number of wells permanently taken out of production (i.e., plugged and abandoned) during the calendar year and a list of the well ID numbers.

(I) Average mole fraction of CH4 in produced gas.

(J) Average mole fraction of CO2 in produced gas.

(K) If an oil sub-basin, report the average GOR of all wells, in thousand standard cubic feet per barrel.

(L) If an oil sub-basin, report the average API gravity of all wells.

(M) If an oil sub-basin, report average low pressure separator pressure, in pounds per square inch gauge.

(2) For offshore production, report the quantities specified in paragraphs (aa)(2)(i) and (ii) of this section.

(i) The total quantity of gas handled at the offshore platform in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet, including production volumes and volumes transferred via pipeline from another location.

(ii) The total quantity of oil and condensate handled at the offshore platform in the calendar year, in barrels, including production volumes and volumes transferred via pipeline from another location.

(3) For natural gas processing, report the information specified in paragraphs (aa)(3)(i) through (vii) of this section.

(i) The quantity of natural gas received at the gas processing plant in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(ii) The quantity of processed (residue) gas leaving the gas processing plant in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(iii) The cumulative quantity of all NGLs (bulk and fractionated) received at the gas processing plant in the calendar year, in barrels.

(iv) The cumulative quantity of all NGLs (bulk and fractionated) leaving the gas processing plant in the calendar year, in barrels.

(v) Average mole fraction of CH4 in natural gas received.

(vi) Average mole fraction of CO2 in natural gas received.

(vii) Indicate whether the facility fractionates NGLs.

(4) For natural gas transmission compression, report the quantity specified in paragraphs (aa)(4)(i) through (v) of this section.

(i) The quantity of gas transported through the compressor station in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(ii) Number of compressors.

(iii) Total compressor power rating of all compressors combined, in horsepower.

(iv) Average upstream pipeline pressure, in pounds per square inch gauge.

(v) Average downstream pipeline pressure, in pounds per square inch gauge.

(5) For underground natural gas storage, report the quantities specified in paragraphs (aa)(5)(i) through (iii) of this section.

(i) The quantity of gas injected into storage in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(ii) The quantity of gas withdrawn from storage in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(iii) Total storage capacity, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(6) For LNG import equipment, report the quantity of LNG imported in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(7) For LNG export equipment, report the quantity of LNG exported in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(8) For LNG storage, report the quantities specified in paragraphs (aa)(8)(i) through (iii) of this section.

(i) The quantity of LNG added into storage in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(ii) The quantity of LNG withdrawn from storage in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(iii) Total storage capacity, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(9) For natural gas distribution, report the quantities specified in paragraphs (aa)(9)(i) through (vii) of this section.

(i) The quantity of natural gas received at all custody transfer stations in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet. This value may include meter corrections, but only for the calendar year covered by the annual report.

(ii) The quantity of natural gas withdrawn from in-system storage in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(iii) The quantity of natural gas added to in-system storage in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(iv) The quantity of natural gas delivered to end users, in thousand standard cubic feet. This value does not include stolen gas, or gas that is otherwise unaccounted for.

(v) The quantity of natural gas transferred to third parties such as other LDCs or pipelines, in thousand standard cubic feet. This value does not include stolen gas, or gas that is otherwise unaccounted for.

(vi) The quantity of natural gas consumed by the LDC for operational purposes, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(vii) The estimated quantity of gas stolen in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(10) For onshore petroleum and natural gas gathering and boosting facilities, report the quantities specified in paragraphs (aa)(10)(i) through (iv) of this section.

(i) The quantity of gas received by the gathering and boosting facility in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(ii) The quantity of gas transported to a natural gas processing facility, a natural gas transmission pipeline, a natural gas distribution pipeline, or another gathering and boosting facility in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(iii) The quantity of all hydrocarbon liquids received by the gathering and boosting facility in the calendar year, in barrels.

(iv) The quantity of all hydrocarbon liquids transported to a natural gas processing facility, a natural gas transmission pipeline, a natural gas distribution pipeline, or another gathering and boosting facility in the calendar year, in barrels.

(11) For onshore natural gas transmission pipeline facilities, report the quantities specified in paragraphs (aa)(11)(i) through (vi) of this section.

(i) The quantity of natural gas received at all custody transfer stations in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet. This value may include meter corrections, but only for the calendar year covered by the annual report.

(ii) The quantity of natural gas withdrawn from in-system storage in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(iii) The quantity of natural gas added to in-system storage in the calendar year, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(iv) The quantity of natural gas transferred to third parties such as LDCs or other transmission pipelines, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(v) The quantity of natural gas consumed by the transmission pipeline facility for operational purposes, in thousand standard cubic feet.

(vi) The miles of transmission pipeline for each state in the facility.

(bb) For any missing data procedures used, report the information in § 98.3(c)(8) except as provided in paragraphs (bb)(1) and (2) of this section.

(1) For quarterly measurements, report the total number of quarters that a missing data procedure was used for each data element rather than the total number of hours.

(2) For annual or biannual (once every two years) measurements, you do not need to report the number of hours that a missing data procedure was used for each data element.

(cc) If you elect to delay reporting the information in paragraph (g)(5)(i), (g)(5)(ii), (g)(5)(iii)(A), (g)(5)(iii)(B), (h)(1)(iv), (h)(2)(iv), (j)(1)(iii), (j)(2)(i)(A), (l)(1)(iv), (l)(2)(iv), (l)(3)(iii), (l)(4)(iii), (m)(5), or (m)(6) of this section, you must report the information required in that paragraph no later than the date 2 years following the date specified in § 98.3(b) introductory text.

[79 FR 70411, Nov. 24, 2014, as amended at 80 FR 64291, Oct. 22, 2015]

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Title 40 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 98 after this date.

  • 2015-10-23; vol. 80 # 205 - Friday, October 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 64510 - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
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      This final rule is effective on October 23, 2015. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of October 23, 2015.
      40 CFR Parts 60, 70, 71, and 98