U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Dec 10, 2022
If you are the owner or operator of an onshore oil drilling and workover facility, you must:
(a) Meet the general requirements listed under § 112.7, and also meet the specific discharge prevention and containment procedures listed under this section.
(b) Position or locate mobile drilling or workover equipment so as to prevent a discharge as described in § 112.1(b).
(c) Provide catchment basins or diversion structures to intercept and contain discharges of fuel, crude oil, or oily drilling fluids.
(d) Install a blowout prevention (BOP) assembly and well control system before drilling below any casing string or during workover operations. The BOP assembly and well control system must be capable of controlling any well-head pressure that may be encountered while that BOP assembly and well control system are on the well.