APCD Hearing Board Agenda – May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

Agenda  |  Public Notice  |  Meeting Audio

A.            Call to Order – Roll Call
B.            Approval of minutes – Approve minutes of the February 6, 2019 meeting.
C.            Requests for continuance or addition of Ex-Agenda items
D.            Announcements / Staff Reports
E.            Public Comment Period
F.            Public Hearings – Administration of Oath to be conducted prior to each hearing.

F-1)     Case No. – 2016-13-M2     (Modification of a Final Compliance Date)
ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117
Petition  |  Staff Report  |  Draft Variance

To consider an application by ExxonMobil Production Company submitted on April 8, 2019 requesting a Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance No. 2016-13-M1.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from the requirements associated with operating an H2S analyzer to continuously measure H2S concentrations in the gas, as specified in District Rules 328, 206, and Part 70/Permit to Operate 8092-R9 Conditions 9.C.7(a)(i), 9.C.12 and 9.C.12(a).  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at the POPCO gas processing plant, approximately 25 miles northwest of the City of Santa Barbara, California.

F-2)     Case No. – 2016-15-M2     (Modification of a Final Compliance Date)
ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117
Petition  |  Staff Report  |  Draft Variance

To consider an application by ExxonMobil Production Company submitted on April 8, 2019 requesting a Modification of Final Compliance Date for Regular Variance No. 2016-15-M1.  The Petitioner is requesting continued relief from the requirements to perform source testing on multiple pieces of permitted equipment, as specified in District Rules 328, 342, 206, and Part 70/Permit to Operate 8092-R9 Conditions 9.C.1(c)(iii), 9.C.5(b)(v), 9.C.7(c)(ii), 9.C.12, 9.C.12(b) and 9.C.18(a).  The Petitioner operates the equipment described in the Petition at the POPCO gas processing plant, approximately 25 miles northwest of the City of Santa Barbara, California.

G.            Administrative Agenda – Approved by vote on one motion.  These items read only on request of Hearing Board members.

G-1)    Case No. – 2019-01-E

ExxonMobil Production Company, 12000 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117

Withdrawn by Petitioner.

G-2)    Case No. – 2019-02-E
MM Tajiguas Energy LLC, 14470 Calle Real, Gaviota, CA  93117

On April 4, 2019 Hearing Board member Francis Peters, Jr. approved an Emergency Variance for the period of March 15, 2019 through April 13, 2019, or the date compliance is achieved, whichever occurs first.  Said variance provides relief from District Rule 206, Conditions 9.C.1.b.vii and 9.C.2(b)(iii) of Part 70/Permit to Operate 15136 and allows for continued operation of the Petitioner’s facility while conditions causing increased hydrogen sulfide readings are evaluated and remedied. 

H.            Adjourn

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