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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-3A to Subpart W of Part 98—Default Total Hydrocarbon Leaker Emission Factors for Onshore Natural Gas Transmission Compression

Table W-3A to Subpart W of Part 98—Default Total Hydrocarbon Leaker Emission Factors for Onshore Natural Gas Transmission Compression

Onshore natural gas transmission compressionEmission 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—Compressor Components, Gas Service
Valve114.849.51
Connector5.593.58
Open-Ended Line17.2711.07
Pressure Relief Valve39.6625.42
Meter or Instrument19.3312.39
Other24.12.63
Leaker Emission Factors—Non-Compressor Components, Gas Service
Valve16.424.12
Connector5.713.66
Open-Ended Line11.277.22
Pressure Relief Valve2.011.29
Meter or Instrument2.931.88
Other24.12.63

1Valves include control valves, block valves and regulator valves.

2Other includes any potential equipment leak emission point in gas service that is not specifically listed in this table, as specified in §98.232(e)(8).

[81 FR 86516, Nov. 30, 2016]

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