Acronyms and terms used in this subpart have the following meanings:
(a) Acronyms used frequently in this subpart are listed alphabetically below:
CID means Conservation Information Document
CZMA means Coastal Zone Management Act
DOCD means Development Operations Coordination Document
DPP means Development and Production Plan
DWOP means Deepwater Operations Plan
EIA means Environmental Impact Analysis
EP means Exploration Plan
MMS means Minerals Management Service
NPDES means National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NTL means Notice to Lessees and Operators
OCS means Outer Continental Shelf
(b) Terms used in this subpart are listed alphabetically below:
Amendment means a change you make to an EP, DPP, or DOCD that is pending before MMS for a decision (see §§ 250.232(d) and 250.267(d) ).
Modification means a change required by the Regional Supervisor to an EP, DPP, or DOCD (see § 250.233(b)(2) and § 250.270(b)(2)) that is pending before MMS for a decision because the OCS plan is inconsistent with applicable requirements.
New or unusual technology means equipment or procedures that:
(1) Have not been used previously or extensively in an MMS OCS Region;
(2) Have not been used previously under the anticipated operating conditions; or
(3) Have operating characteristics that are outside the performance parameters established by this part.
Non-conventional production or completion technology includes, but is not limited to, floating production systems, tension leg platforms, spars, floating production, storage, and offloading systems, guyed towers, compliant towers, subsea manifolds, and other subsea production components that rely on a remote site or host facility for utility and well control services.
Offshore vehicle means a vehicle that is capable of being driven on ice.
Resubmitted OCS plan means an EP, DPP, or DOCD that contains changes you make to an OCS plan that MMS has disapproved (see §§ 250.234(b), 250.272(a), and 250.273(b) ).
Revised OCS plan means an EP, DPP, or DOCD that proposes changes to an approved OCS plan, such as those in the location of a well or platform, type of drilling unit, or location of the onshore support base (see § 250.283(a) ).
Supplemental OCS plan means an EP, DPP, or DOCD that proposes the addition to an approved OCS plan of an activity that requires approval of an application or permit (see § 250.283(b) ).
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