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Operators in oil and gas producing states are seeing some changes when it comes to agencies requesting “representative” or “site specific” gas analyses. 

  • The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) now routinely requires site-specific gas analyses (even for greenfield projects) if a recent analysis from a similar formation are unavailable; site-specific analyses are required for sour sites.
  • Oklahoma DEQ has released a revised proposed guidance document that provides general guidance for determining when it is appropriate to use a representative analysis for oil and gas facilities. The document also details criteria on how representativeness is established.

For more information on how your state may be changing their expectations on “representative” gas analyses, contact any of our oil and gas experts on our website.