|Dear KOGA Membership,|
We hope you will enjoy this September issue of KOGA's BITS Newsletter. We have several great articles and important industry information included below. If you would like to submit an article for consideration please send to Andrew or Astrud at their email address listed below.
Change is in the Air (and Water)
By: Andrew V. McNeill
There's no way around it. Environmental compliance and permitting look to be issues facing Kentucky's oil and gas industry.
Talk about "regulations" with Kentucky's operators and I'm guessing most minds jump to drilling permits, well construction standards, spacing and accidental spill clean-up. Would air emissions come to mind? Read More....
Additional Technical Programs
KOGA will be providing the membership with (2) COMPLIMENTARY Technical Presentations this fall. One will be held at the end October in Henderson, KY and another one will be held in November in Allen, KY.
Be on the lookout for upcoming details on these meetings!
Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh, Those Storage Tank Blues
By: Roy Rakiewicz,
Anyone would be depressed trying to apply some structure to the Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources (i.e., the NSPS) for the Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission and Distribution (40 CFR Part 60 Subpart OOOO). It would have been nice if the September 23, 2013 updates to Subpart OOOO produced an easier way to navigate the regulation. Read More.....
KOGA Christmas Party
Friday December 13, 2013
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
KOGA's Christmas Party will be held Friday, December 13, 2013 at the
Bodley Bullock House located in Lexington, KY. The cocktail reception will from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. (EST). Registration is open.
Selenium Ruling and Drilling Fluid Storage
By: Josiah Frey,
Smith Management GroupWith the national spotlight on oil and gas drilling resulting in increased scrutiny, the issue of water quality remains critical to drilling projects. Although natural gas production in Kentuckytypically uses less water and more nitrogen gas in the fracking process, water contamination isstill a topic that dominates public discussions. Read More....
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