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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 98Subpart W → Appendix


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 98—MANDATORY GREENHOUSE GAS REPORTING
Subpart W—Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems


Table W-6A to Subpart W of Part 98—Default Methane Leaker Emission Factors for LNG Import and Export Equipment

Table W-6A to Subpart W of Part 98—Default Methane Leaker Emission Factors for LNG Import and Export Equipment

LNG import and export equipmentEmission factor
(scf/hour/component)
If you survey using any of the methods in §98.234(a)(1)
through (6)
If you survey using Method 21 as
specified in
§98.234(a)(7)
Leaker Emission Factors—LNG Terminals Components, LNG Service
Valve1.190.23
Pump Seal4.000.73
Connector0.340.11
Other11.770.99
Leaker Emission Factors—LNG Terminals Components, Gas Service
Valve214.849.51
Connector5.593.58
Open-Ended Line17.2711.07
Pressure Relief Valve39.6625.42
Meter and Instrument19.3312.39
Other34.12.63

1“Other” equipment type for components in LNG service should be applied for any equipment type other than connectors, pumps, or valves.

2Valves include control valves, block valves and regulator valves.

3“Other” equipment type for components in gas service should be applied for any equipment type other than valves, connectors, flanges, open-ended lines, pressure relief valves, and meters and instruments, as specified in §98.232(h)(7) and (8).

[81 FR 86518, Nov. 30, 2016]

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