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Utah Regulations R307-505

[DAR File No.: 42110]

Effective March 1, 2018, Utah Administrative Code added Rule 505 – Oil and Gas Industry: Registration Requirements to Title R307 – Environmental Quality: Air Quality. R307-505 establishes requirements for sources in the oil and gas industry to register with the Division of Air Quality. R307-505 applies to new and existing operations at a source with Standard Industrial Classification codes in the major group 13, which includes but is not limited to industries involved in oil and natural gas exploration, production, and transmission operations; well production facilities; natural gas compressor stations; natural gas processing plants and commercial oil and gas disposal wells, and evaporation ponds. This rule covers both existing and new operations:

  • New operations on or after January 1, 2018, shall register with the director 30 days prior to commencing operation.
  • An owner or operator that is in operation before January 1, 2018, shall register with the director by July 1, 2018.

More information can be found on the Utah Office of Administrative Rules website.