§ 60.5385 What standards apply to reciprocating compressor affected facilities?  


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  • You must comply with the standards in paragraphs (a) through (d) of this section for each reciprocating compressor affected facility.

    (a) You must replace the reciprocating compressor rod packing according to either paragraph (a)(1) or (2) of this section or you must comply with paragraph (a)(3) of this section.

    (1) Before the compressor has operated for 26,000 hours. The number of hours of operation must be continuously monitored beginning upon initial startup of your reciprocating compressor affected facility, or October 15, 2012, or the date of the most recent reciprocating compressor rod packing replacement, whichever is later.

    (2) Prior to 36 months from the date of the most recent rod packing replacement, or 36 months from the date of startup for a new reciprocating compressor for which the rod packing has not yet been replaced.

    (3) Collect the emissions from the rod packing using a rod packing emissions collection system which operates under negative pressure and route the rod packing emissions to a process through a closed vent system that meets the requirements of §60.5411(a).

    (b) You must demonstrate initial compliance with standards that apply to reciprocating compressor affected facilities as required by §60.5410.

    (c) You must demonstrate continuous compliance with standards that apply to reciprocating compressor affected facilities as required by §60.5415.

    (d) You must perform the required notification, recordkeeping, and reporting as required by §60.5420.

    [77 FR 49542, Aug. 16, 2012, as amended at 79 FR 79037, Dec. 31, 2014]

[77 FR 49542, Aug. 16, 2012, as amended at 79 FR 79037, Dec. 31, 2014