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Readily Available Permit: Compressor Station

This New Source Review (NSR) initial permit authorizes operations of a compressor station.

The application workbook contains step-by-step instructions, specific qualifying criteria, and technical information including emission calculations, the Best Available Control Technology, and the draft Special Conditions. Links to the Air Quality Analysis reports are listed below.

If you cannot meet the qualifying criteria or do not agree with the technical representations in the workbook, you will receive notice that the application has been voided and you should seek a different type of authorization as appropriate. Refer to Types of New Source Review Authorizations.

To Apply for the Readily Available Permit: Compressor Station

    Process Flow Diagram
    Current Area Map
    Plot Plan
    Gas sample analysis data, such as from GRI GLYCalc, for the dehydrator and the flare
    Tank emission program output files for the oil tanks(s), tank cleaning, tank degassing, and truck loading (if applicable)
    Justification for the VOC content for the fugitives streams (if applicable)
  • Pay the applicable permit application fee (amount is determined in the workbook).
  • Submit all completed application materials electronically through STEERS or to the Air Permits Initial Review Team at apirt@tceq.texas.gov
  • A hard copy of the PI-1-Compressor sheet of the workbook with original signature is also required, unless the application is submitted through STEERS.
  • Follow the instructions in the workbook for submitting copies of the application materials to other locations.

RAP-Compressor Resources

  • Air Quality Analysis Reports for Compressor Stations Memos: The PDF reports below summarize the air quality analyses results for the counties of each of the sixteen TCEQ regions. Review the report for the appropriate region for your project. You will confirm agreement with the details of the report in the application workbook.

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