30 CFR 250.1601 - Definitions.
Terms used in this subpart shall have the meanings as defined below:
Air line means a tubing string that is used to inject air within a sulphur producing well to airlift sulphur out of the well.
Bleedwater means a mixture of mine water or booster water and connate water that is produced by a bleedwell.
Bleedwell means a well drilled into a producing sulphur deposit that is used to control the mine pressure generated by the injection of mine water.
Brine means the water containing dissolved salt obtained from a brine well by circulating water into and out of a cavity in the salt core of a salt dome.
Brine well means a well drilled through cap rock into the core at a salt dome for the purpose of producing brine.
Cap rock means the rock formation, a body of limestone, anhydride, and/or gypsum, overlying a salt dome.
Sulphur deposit means a formation of rock that contains elemental sulphur.
Sulphur production rate means the number of long tons of sulphur produced during a certain period of time, usually per day.