The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Air Quality Bureau has released a revised draft of the GCP-Oil & Gas permit for oil and gas facilities. This draft permit has been revised to include new modeling analysis and results for engines, and incorporates comments received from various stakeholders. The new GCP will replace both the existing GCP-1 and GCP-4 permits into a single permit. Existing GCP-1 and GCP-4 permit holders will need to evaluate existing facilities to determine if they can be permitted under the proposed GCP Oil & Gas. NMED is hoping to have the new GCP Oil and Gas available for use by the end of the first quarter of 2018. This new draft is available of the Air Quality Bureau, Permitting Guidance webpage.

The Department has scheduled a public hearing to discuss the proposed GCP-Oil and Gas. The hearing is scheduled for February 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM at 525 Camino de los Marquez, Suite 1, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Need help determining if your existing facilities qualify under the proposed GCP Oil & Gas? Contact the Albuquerque office to speak with one of our oil and gas experts by calling (505) 266-6611.