Client: ECOPETROL, Central and South American Petroleum Producers Association
Year: 1992 to 1996
Monitoring Network Purpose: identify and quantify the impact of refinery operations on a nearby urban area Bucaramanga and Brancabermeja. Assistance was provided with siting, selection of instruments, data management and selection of models to assess impacts.
Substances monitored: SO2, NOx, Particulate matter and VOCs.
Sampling protocols/siting criteria basis: advice was provided on siting, instrument selection, QA/QC and model selection.
Data management/flow: Continuous monitoring was required to assess urban pollution issues and the impact of refinery emissions.