Notice Of Certain Pollutants From Combustion Plants On Platforms At Sea

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om visse luftforurenende emissioner fra fyringsanlæg på platforme på havet

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Overview (table of contents)

Appendix 1

Disclosure requirements for an application for approval of combustion plants pursuant to. § 3


Appendix 2

Self-monitoring


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Notice of certain pollutants from combustion plants on platforms on havet1)
Pursuant to § 7 paragraph. 1 pt. 1, 2, 6, 8 and 9, § 7 a paragraph. 1, § 35 paragraph. 2, § 39 paragraph. 3, § 80 paragraph. 1 and § 110 paragraph. 3 of the Act on environmental protection,. Legislative Decree no. 879 of 26 June 2010 as amended by Act no. 446 of 23 May 2012 and Law no. 1149 of 11 December 2012 states:

§ 1. This Order covers combustion installations with a total rated thermal input of 50 MW or more placed on platforms at sea. Order supplements executive order on approval of listed activities.

PCS. 2. The Order also establishes the requirements for the measurement of NOx emissions from combustion installations with a rated thermal input greater than 30 MW, for reciprocating engines and turbines, however, 10 MW, located on platforms at sea, and which are not included in combustion plants with a total rated thermal thermal input of 50 MW or more.

PCS. 3. This Order does not combustion plants used for cranes, emergency generators and fire pumps, located on platforms at sea.

§ 2. For the purposes of this Order:

1) Combustion plants means any technical apparatus in which fuels are oxidised in order to use the heat thus generated.

2) Combustion plants with a total rated thermal input of 50 MW or more: Boilers that are permanently installed on a platform at sea, and that in itself or together with other combustion plants installed on the same platform with a total rated thermal input 50 MW or more.

3) Platform at sea:

a) installations which carried out exploration or production of hydrocarbons from beneath the seabed.

b) installations used for the accommodation of persons employed in or by the in point a) above installations.

c) Other structures at sea, used in connection with the exploration or production of hydrocarbons, including storage and loading facilities.

d) Other installations at sea such. wind farms.

4) Operating hours: The time, expressed in hours, during which a combustion plant is fully or partially operating and discharging emissions into the air, excluding start-up and shut-down periods.

5) Emissions: Emissions to the air of substances from the combustion plant.

6) Fuel: Any solid, liquid or gaseous combustible material used to fire the combustion plant. Fuel does not include waste.

7) Chimney: A structure with one or more flues discharging flue gases in order to discharge into the atmosphere.

8) PEMS: Predictive Emission Measurement System.

9) AMS: Automatic Measuring System.

PCS. 2. The platforms that are mutually connected by bridges, is considered to be a single platform.

§ 3. Application for approval of combustion installations on platforms covered by § 1. 1 shall include the information set out in Annex 1

§ 4. Environmental Protection Agency sets in the permit in accordance with § 33 paragraph. 1, conditions for the maximum emission of NOx into the air.

§ 5. The company carries out self-monitoring of combustion plants covered by § 1. 1, as provided in Annex 2. Environmental Protection Agency may in the permit define additional terms of the own checks to be carried out.

§ 6. The company conducts measurements of emissions from the combustion plants covered by § 1. 2, as provided in Annex 2.

§ 7. Environment Agency supervises that the provisions of this Order are complied with.

§ 8. Unless a higher penalty is prescribed under other legislation punishable by fine who

1) violates § 5, § 6 and § 9 paragraph. 3, or

2) disregarding conditions established in accordance with § 4 and § 5

PCS. 2. The penalty may increase to imprisonment for up to 2 years if the infringement was committed intentionally or through gross negligence and if the violation is

1) harm to the environment or the risk thereof or

2) achieved or intended financial gain for himself or others, including savings.

PCS. 3. It may be imposed on companies etc. (legal persons) under the rules of the Penal Code Chapter 5.

§ 9. This Order shall enter into force on 7 January 2013.

PCS. 2. Companies covered by § 1. 1, and which are established before 7 January 2013 to apply for approval under Chapter 5 of the law by 1 July 2013.


PCS. 3. Measurements on firing installations covered by § 1. 2, and established before 7 January 2013 should be completed by 1 July 2013.

Ministry of Environment, December 20, 2012
Ida Auken
/ Michel Schilling



Appendix 1

Information requirements when applying for approval of combustion plants pursuant to. § 3








A. Details of the applicant and ownership




1)


The applicant's name, address and telephone number.



2)


Name, address and CVR and P number.



3)


Information on the company's contact: Name, address and telephone number.








B. Information on the nature




4)


Brief description of the proposed project. Indication of whether there is an existing combustion plants, on operational enhancements / modifications of an existing combustion plants or new build. If there is expansion of a previously approved combustion plants which are subject to approval because of enlargement should be given of the entire combustion plant incl. enlargement.



5)


If the proposed project is temporary, the expected date of termination stated.








C. Information on the establishment




6)


Information on whether the requested requires structural modifications on the platform.



7)


Expected dates for the start and completion of construction work and the start of operation of combustion plant. If the application includes planned expansions or changes the meaning. Environmental Protection Act, § 36, provided as must the expected time frame for implementation.








D. Details of the combustion plant location and operating




8)


The name of the platform, a map on an appropriate scale (eg. 1: 500,000) indicating the platform position indicated by coordinates and the name of the coordinate reference system. The card is supplied with a North arrow.



9)


The annual operating time for each combustion plants that are included in the total combustion plants.








E. Drawings of the combustion plant design




10)


The technical file as required. Section F and H must be accompanied by drawings as appropriate, indicates the following:





- The location on the platform of the individual combustion plants that are included in the total combustion plants





- The location of chimneys.






The drawings must be supplied with scale and North arrow.








F. Description of the combustion plant production




11)


Information on the heating plant's total rated thermal input (MW) and the rated thermal input (MW) of each combustion plant, which is included in the total combustion plant and the type and consumption of fuel in total and in each combustion plant, which is part of the total plant.



12)


Description of plant type and use of the individual combustion plants included in the total combustion plants.



13)


Information on possible malfunctions or accidents that may result in significant increase in pollution compared to normal operation.



14)


Information on specific conditions for start-up / shutdown of the plant.








G. To select the best available techniques (BAT)




15)


Statement for the proposed technology and other techniques for preventing or, where that is not possible, to limit emissions of NOx from the combustion plant, including a justification for why it is considered the best available techniques. The report shall be based on the criteria listed in Annex 5 of the order approving listing companies.





In addition, the report include a summary of the most significant of the possible alternatives that the candidate has studied.








H. Information on pollution and pollution control measures




16)


The mass flow of NOx from the total combustion plants and the individual combustion plants included therein, as well as emissions concentration chimneys from those indicated. For facilities established before 7 January 2013 should be submitted results of AMS or PEMS measurements for a representative period of at least a month. Measurements of emissions from a plant can represent emissions from similar plants if the operator can prove that the plant's construction and use, including the input fuel, is so similar that it must be assumed that emissions will be the same under identical operating conditions.





Description of the selected treatment methods and degree of treatment for each added substances.



17)


Details of the combustion plant emissions from diffuse sources.



18)


Information about the differing emissions during startup / shutdown of the plant.








I. Information on malfunctions and accidents




19)


Information on specific emissions at the under item 13 above breakdown or accident.



20)



Description of the measures taken to counter malfunctions and accidents.



21)


Description of the measures taken to limit the impact on people and the environment of the under item 13 above breakdown or accident.








J. Non-technical summary




22)


The information contained in the application shall be summarized in a non-technical summary.







Appendix 2


Self-monitoring Automatic control of O2 and AMS or similar control of NOx emissions



1. Each combustion plants that are part of a combustion plant covered by § 1, paragraph 1 shall be equipped with measuring equipment for O2 and with AMS equipment for NOX, or make measurement by another method (eg. PEMS) that provide equivalent assurance that the measurement of the discharged amount of NOx calculated as NO2 equivalents, are as in AMS measurements.

2. Combustion plants covered by § 1. 2, shall be equipped with measuring equipment for O2 and with AMS equipment for NOX, or make measurement by another method (eg. PEMS) that provide equivalent safety for the measurement of the discharge of NOx, calculated as NO2 equivalents, are as in AMS measurements.

3. Continuous measurement of NOx and operating parameters and the quality assurance of automated measuring systems and the reference measurement methods to calibrate those systems shall be carried out in accordance with CEN standards. In the absence of CEN-standards, ISO standards, national or other international standards which ensure the provision of information of an equivalent scientific quality shall apply. Quality assurance must be carried out every 5 years.

4. Control of PEMS shall be made once a year in accordance with DS / EN 14181, to the extent technically possible. The measurements must be carried out by a laboratory accredited for measurements of NOx and other parameters necessary for the validation of PEMS results. On dual-fuel turbines which use gas as a primary fuel source and diesel in short backup periods, emissions, when using diesel, determined to be the same as the emissions would have been at the same operating conditions but with gas as fuel. Short backup times are less than 500 operating hours. year.

5. Quality assurance of AMS on installations covered by § 1. 2, shall be implemented in accordance with the principles of EN14181. AMS must at commissioning calibrated (QAL2 comprehensive 5 parallel measurements carried out over one day). Then subjected to AMS control of parallel measurements using reference methods (AST comprising 3 parallel measurements) every 3 years. AMS must undergo an annual inspection and a yearly service (function test without linearization). AMS checked and adjusted with the calibration by the supplier (to replace QAL3). Alternative methods (eg. PEMS) should be quality assured and controlled by the principles of EN14181, as described for AMS, to the extent technically possible.

6. Quality requirement (95% confidence interval) for NOx is 20% of the valid calibration for AMS / PEMS or 20% of any emmissionsgrænseværdi. The lowest quality selected.

7. The total NOx emissions from the combustion plants covered by § 1. 1, and the emission from each combustion plant included therein, calculated over a calendar year, the year before the end of February of the following year are reported to the Environmental Protection Agency. Emissions from the combustion plants covered by § 1. 2, calculated over a calendar year, the year before the end of February of the following year are reported to the Environmental Protection Agency.

8. The results of the measurements mentioned in Nos. 3 and 4 must be submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency no later than 2 months after they are completed, the AMS with updated calibration curves for PEMS along with graphs showing the measured and predicted emissions for individual installations at various loads of plants.
Official notes


1) The Order contains provisions implementing parts of European Parliament and Council Directive 2010/75 / EU of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control of pollution), Official Journal 2010 no. L 334, page 17 .