7 CFR 985.8 - Handle.
Handle means to prepare oil for market, acquire oil from a producer, use oil commercially of own production, or sell, transport, or ship (except as a common or contract carrier of oil owned by another), or otherwise place oil into the current of commerce within the production area or from the area to points outside thereof: Provided, That:
(a) The preparation for market of salable oil by producers who are not dealers or users,
(c) The transfer of excess oil by the producer to another producer to enable that producer to fill a deficiency in an annual allotment, or
(d) The delivery of excess oil by the producer to the Committee or its designees, shall not be construed as handling.