30 CFR 250.200 - Definitions.
Acronyms and terms used in this subpart have the following meanings:
(a)Acronyms used frequently in this subpart are listed alphabetically below:
BOEM means Bureau of Ocean Energy Management of the Department of the Interior.
BSEE means Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement of the Department of the Interior.
CID means Conservation Information Document.
DWOP means Deepwater Operations Plan.
EIA means Environmental Impact Analysis.
EP means Exploration Plan.
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:
Modification means a change required by the Regional Supervisor to an EP, DPP, or DOCD (see 30 CFR 550.233(b)(2) and 550.270(b)(2)) that is pending before BOEM for a decision because the OCS plan is inconsistent with applicable requirements.
New or unusual technology means equipment or procedures that:
(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.
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 30 CFR 550.283(a)).