30 CFR 254.2 - When must I submit an OSRP?

§ 254.2 When must I submit an OSRP?

(a) You must submit, and BSEE must approve, an OSRP that covers each facility located seaward of the coast line before you may use that facility. To continue operations, you must operate the facility in compliance with the OSRP.

(b) Despite the provisions of paragraph (a) of this section, you may operate your facility after you submit your OSRP while BSEE reviews it for approval. To operate a facility without an approved OSRP, you must certify in writing to the Chief, OSPD that you have the capability to respond, to the maximum extent practicable, to a worst case discharge or a substantial threat of such a discharge. The certification must show that you have ensured by contract, or other means approved by the Chief, OSPD, the availability of private personnel and equipment necessary to respond to the discharge. Verification from the organization(s) providing the personnel and equipment must accompany the certification. BSEE will not allow you to operate a facility for more than 2 years without an approved OSRP.

[ 81 FR 36151, June 6, 2016]

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U.S. Code: Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

Title 30 published on 2015-10-21

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 30 CFR Part 254 after this date.

  • 2016-07-15; vol. 81 # 136 - Friday, July 15, 2016
    1. 81 FR 46478 - Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf—Requirements for Exploratory Drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
      Final rule.
      This rule becomes effective on September 13, 2016. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of September 13, 2016.
      30 CFR Parts 250, 254, and 550