SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 4403 - COMPONENTS SERVING LIGHT CRUDE OIL OR GASES AT LIGHT CRUDE OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION FACILITIES AND COMPONENTS AT NATURAL GAS PROCESSING FACILITIES
(Adopted April 11, 1991; Amended September 19, 1991; Amended December 17, 1992; Amended February 16, 1995)

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this rule is to limit VOC emissions from components at light crude oil and natural gas facilities. The rule requires that all components be inspected in accordance with an operator management plan defined in this rule. Recordkeeping procedures, test methods, and tagging and repair requirements are specified.

2.0 Applicability

This rule shall apply to components serving light crude oil or gases at light crude oil and gas production facilities and components at natural gas processing facilities.

3.0 Definitions

4.0 Exemptions

5.0 Requirements

6.0 Administrative Requirements

7.0 Compliance

By August 16, 1995, be in full compliance with the February 16, 1995 amendments to the rule. All other provisions of this rule remain in effect on or after February 16, 1995.

Table 1

STORAGE TEMPERATURE VERSUS VAPOR PRESSURE

ORGANIC LIQUID

Reference Properties

Maximum Temp °F

Not to Exceed

 

Gravity

°API

Initial

Boiling Point

(°F)

0.5 (psia)

1.5 (psia)

Middle Distillates

 

 

 

 

Kerosene

42.5

350

195

250

Diesel

36.4

372

230

290

Gas Oil

26.2

390

249

310

Stove Oil

23

421

275

340

Jet Fuels

 

 

 

 

JP-1

43.1

330

165

230

JP-3

54.7

110

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25

JP-4

51.5

150

20

68

JP-5

39.6

355

205

260

JP-7

44-50

360

205

260

Fuel Oil

 

 

 

 

No. 1

42.5

350

195

250

No. 2

36.4

372

230

290

No. 3

26.2

390

249

310

No. 4

23

421

275

340

No. 5

19.9

560

380

465

Residual

19.27

---

405

---

No. 6

16.2

625

450

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Asphalts

 

 

 

 

60-100 pen.

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490

550

120-150 pen.

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450

500

200-300 pen.

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360

420