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Stationary Engine Testing

Erthwrks utilizes dedicated and specialized mobile laboratories for stationary engine compliance testing for state and federal requirements for the pipeline industry. Serving the natural gas and oil products pipelines in upstream, midstream and downstream facilities, Erthwrks is well versed in all the complex regulations governing the various engines and turbines utilized for compression and transmission. Erthwrks prides itself on providing the highest level of service, accuracy, and efficiency when it comes to stationary engine testing. Our specialized mobile laboratories utilize onboard generators that enable our expert test teams to arrive on-site with all equipment warmed up and ready for testing. Erthwrks staff often completes testing on multiple units per day and provides real-time, on-site preliminary results to our clients on the success of the test. Whenever applicable, Erthwrks uses our FTIR equipped laboratories to provide comprehensive results of the emissions from engines and turbines.

Stationary Engine Testing

  • 40 CFR Part 60 Subpart JJJJ – NOx, CO, and VOC testing
  • Pre and Post Catalyst testing for pollutant reduction usually via 40 CFR Part 63 Subpart ZZZZ – Formaldehyde (HCOH) and CO reduction efficiency
  • Permit by Rule/Source Performance Guarantees
    • Every state and sometimes every source has specific guidelines
    • Examples of this are:
    • 40 CFR Part 60 Subparts KKKK and GG – Turbine Compliance Testing

Erthwrks pipeline testing team uses a variety of testing methods to provide results in the ways that best serve our clients:

  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Total Hydrocarbons (TOC) results via:
  • NOx results via Method 7E
  • CO results via Method 10
  • Formaldehyde via Method 323 or Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) (methods listed above).