Aliso Canyon to Reopen at Reduced Capacity

first_imgIn 2015, a ruptured well spewed tens of thousands of tons of gas, which was the largest methane leak in U.S. history. Aliso Canyon to Reopen at Reduced Capacity Facebook No posts to display 7.24.2017 Previous articleTrump Administration Reveals Plans to Eliminate Emissions RegulationsNext articleMaryland to Sue EPA Over Emissions from Neighboring States chloecox Remaining wells now have pressure monitors and daily inspections using infrared and other leak-detecting technology. By chloecox – “This facility will be held to the most rigorous monitoring, inspection and safety requirements in the nation and will store only the minimum gas necessary to supply the Los Angeles area,” said Ken Harris, head of the California Department of Conservation’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources. Officials said the action, after months of inspections and new safety protocols, will help prevent an energy shortage in the area. However, the natural gas storage facility can only operate at 28 percent of its capacity, as more than half of the existing wells have been taken out of operation. TAGSCAISO Aliso Canyon operator Southern California Gas Co. must complete a leak survey and measure methane emissions at the site before injections can resume. The company also has a new risk management plan. New Jersey utility regulators extend zero-carbon breaks for PSEG nuclear power plants center_img Twitter Linkedin By Editors of Power Engineering Twitter Venture Global LNG adds Zachry to EPC team for Gulf export terminal construction RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook California officials have granted approval for the resumption of natural gas injections at Aliso Canyon, though at a greatly reduced capacity, the Los Angeles Times reported. Vietnam: scaling back coal-fired plans toward gas, renewables EmissionsGas Linkedinlast_img