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Title 30 TAC 116.13 - 14, November 2, 1995

Synopsis of specific exemptions from air permitting that were in effect on this date.

Subchapter A Definitions

§ 116.13. Flexible Permit Definitions.
§ 116.14. Standard Permit Definitions.

116.13 Flexible Permit Definitions

Emission cap - Emission limit for a specific air contaminant based on total emissions of that pollutant adjusted by an insignificant emissions factor from all sources that are included in a flexible permit.

Expected maximum capacity - The maximum capacity of a facility according to its physical and operational design and planned operation.

Individual emission limitation - Emission limit for a specific air contaminant not covered by an emission cap for an individual facility adjusted by an insignificant emissions factor.

116.14 Standard Permit Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

Oil and gas facility - For the purposes of Subchapter F of this chapter (relating to Standard Permits) only, oil and gas facilities shall be defined as facilities which handle gases and liquids associated with the production, conditioning, processing, and pipeline transfer of fluids found in geologic formations beneath the earth's surface. These oil and gas facilities include, but are not limited to: oil or gas production facilities; water injection facilities; carbon dioxide separation facilities; or oil or gas pipeline facilities consisting of one or more tanks, separators, dehydration units, free water knock-outs, gunbarrels, heater treaters, vapor recovery units, flares, pumps, internal combustion engines, gas turbines, compressors, natural gas liquid recovery units, or gas sweetening and other gas conditioning facilities. This definition does not include sulfur recovery units.

Sulfur recovery unit - For the purposes of Subchapter F of this chapter only, sulfur recovery unit shall be defined as a process device whose primary purpose is to recover elemental sulfur from acid gas.

Off-plant receptor - For the purposes of Subchapter F of this chapter only, off-plant receptor shall be defined as any recreational area or residence or other structure not occupied or used solely by the owner or operator of the facilities or owner of the property upon which the facilities are located.

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