30 CFR 250.523 - When do I have to repeat casing diagnostic testing?

§ 250.523 When do I have to repeat casing diagnostic testing?

Casing diagnostic testing must be repeated according to the following table:

When . . . you must repeat diagnostic testing . . .
(a) your casing pressure request approved term has expired, immediately.
(b) your well, previously on gas lift, has been shut-in or returned to flowing status without gas lift for more than 180 days, immediately on the production casing (A annulus). The production casing (A annulus) of wells on active gas lift are exempt from diagnostic testing.
(c) your casing pressure request becomes invalid, within 30 days.
(d) a casing or riser has an increase in pressure greater than 200 psig over the previous casing diagnostic test, within 30 days.
(e) after any corrective action has been taken to remediate undesirable casing pressure, either as a result of a casing pressure request denial or any other action, within 30 days.
(f) your fixed platform well production casing (A annulus) has pressure exceeding 10 percent of its minimum internal yield pressure (MIYP), except for production casings on active gas lift, once per year, not to exceed 12 months between tests.
(g) your fixed platform well's outer casing (B, C, D, etc., annuli) has a pressure exceeding 20 percent of its MIYP, once every 5 years, at a minimum.
[ 76 FR 64462, Oct. 18, 2011. Redesignated at 77 FR 50894, Aug. 22, 2012]

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U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
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Title 30 published on 20-Dec-2017 04:15

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 30 CFR Part 250 after this date.

  • 2017-12-29; vol. 82 # 249 - Friday, December 29, 2017
    1. 82 FR 61703 - Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf—Oil and Gas Production Safety Systems—Revisions
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
      Proposed rule.
      Submit comments by January 29, 2018. BSEE may not fully consider comments received after this date. You may submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on the information collection burden in this proposed rule by January 29, 2018. The deadline for comments on the information collection burden does not affect the deadline for the public to comment to BSEE on the proposed regulations.
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