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Ranch Compressor Station

Parent Companies:
Newfield Exploration Company
EPA Facility ID:
100000221066
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
SE ? SE ? Section 14, T4S, R4W
Myton, UT 84052
County:
DUCHESNE
Lat / Long:
40.131, -110.296 (Get map)
Method:
Unknown
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
0.1 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Newfield Production Company
Phone:
(303) 893-0102
Address:
1001 17th Street, Suite 2000
Denver, CO 80202
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Eric Sundberg
Title:
Manager HSE

Emergency contact:

Name:
Trevor Arnold
Title:
Gas Services Foreman
Phone:
(435) 646-4921
24-hour phone:
(435) 823-4114
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(435) 646-3721
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Duchesne County LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
0
Covered by OSHA PSM:
No
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Inspecting Agency:
Never had one
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

NGL Extraction
RMP ID:
1000041615
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Natural Gas Liquid Extraction (211112)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Flammable Mixture
00-11-11
82,729
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
LT Environmental
Address:
4600 West 60th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80003
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(303) 433-9788

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
June 4, 2013
Type:
First-time submission
Reason:
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000033540

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: Worst-case

None

3. Toxics: Alternative release

None

4. Flammables: Worst-case

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

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Public OCA Chemical (in NGL Extraction)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls

5. Flammables: Alternative release

None

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

No Prevention Program level 3

8. Prevention Program level 2

No Prevention Program level 2

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
Yes
Facility Own Response Plan:
No
Specific Facility Response Plan:
Yes
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
Yes
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
April 15, 2013
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(435) 738-1181
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
Yes
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
No
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

The accidental release prevention and emergency response policies at your facility:



This facility complies with NFPA-58 requirements for LP-Gas storage, and it is our policy to adhere to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. If an emergency were to occur, it is our policy to notify the Duchesne County Fire Department and request that they respond to the emergency. Upon discovery, all spills and releases of natural gas, crude oil, condensate, produced water, drilling fluids, methanol, well treatment chemicals, or associated wastes must be immediately reported to the Gas Services Foreman or Lead. The Gas Services Foreman is accountable for all decisions and is the authority in emergency situations. This person will also make proper notifications; however, the primary responsibility is the safety of the personnel on site. The Gas Services Foreman will be responsible for contacting the Gas/Maintenance Superintendent. The Gas/Maintenance Superintendent will contact the District Manager and the Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Manager. The HSE Manager will contact applicable federal and state agencies, the corporate Newfield Office in Houston, and additional HSE personnel if necessary. The HSE Manager is responsible for mobilizing appropriate spill response, containment, manpower, and equipment in accordance with the Oil Spill Contingency Plan.



A description of your facility and the regulated substances handled:



The Ranch Compressor Station facility wholesales LPG, supplying retail outlets, primarily gas stations and cylinder filling operations at cooperatives. The facility consists of a single 18,000-gallon tank, which we fill to between 85% and 88% capacity. The physical layout consists of separation and dehydration equipment, condensate storage areas, and compressor buildings used for treatment and compression of gas for sale. Tanks and storage containers located on site (including oil/water separators) may contain natural gas, crude oi
l, condensate, produced water, motor oil, methanol, or glycol.



The facility is remotely located, fenced and equipped with facility lighting. There are 12 Newfield personnel that staff the facility. The personnel may be on site two to three hours per day, seven days a week. Third-party contractors also have access to the facility.



The worst-case release scenario:



Our worst-case scenario is failure of the 18,000-gallon storage tank when filled to the greatest amount allowed (88% at 60F), resulting in a vapor cloud explosion. Since this facility is located in a remote, unoccupied area, the worst-case scenario would not affect anyone beyond our property.



The general accidental release prevention program and chemical-specific prevention steps:



This facility complies with EPA's accident prevention rule and all applicable state and local codes and regulations. In the event of a leak or overflow, all valves associated with that portion of the system will be closed and the system shut down to prevent additional releases while response procedures are initiated. When a spill occurs outside of the containment, or in the event of a large or catastrophic release, personnel must take the necessary precautions to contain the spill to the site. Immediate notification to designated Newfield personnel is mandated and is the key to effective spill and release containment and control. Such notification also allows the company to promptly report a spill event to appropriate government agencies, in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.



Five-year accident history:



We have never had an accident at this facility that caused deaths, injuries, property or environmental damage, evacuations, or sheltering in place.



The emergency response program:



The Gas Services Foreman is accountable for all decisions and is the authority in emergency situations. This person will also make proper notifications; however, the primary responsibility is the safety
of the personnel on site. The Gas Services Foreman will be responsible for contacting the Gas/Maintenance Superintendent. The Gas/Maintenance Superintendent will contact the District Manager and the HSE Manager. The HSE Manager will contact applicable federal and state agencies, the corporate Newfield Office in Houston, and additional HSE personnel if necessary. The HSE Manager is responsible for mobilizing appropriate spill response, containment, manpower, and equipment in accordance with the Oil Spill Contingency Plan.



In the event of an emergency involving our facility, it is our policy to notify the Duchesne County Fire Department and request that they respond to the emergency. Newfield also has Emergency Response Contractors that provide services for Afterhours Emergency Response, Vacuum Truck Services, and Backhoe Services.