Division of Spill Prevention and Response

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Do I Need An Oil Discharge And Contingency Plan?

Updated: Jan. 23, 2014


An oil discharge and contingency plan is required for:

Oil Terminal Facility- facilities with storage capacity more than 5,000 barrels of crude or 10,000 of noncrude. For more information about oil terminals, please see 46.04.900 (15) .

Pipeline - structures used to transport oil or petroleum products between production facilities or to vessels. For more information, please see 46.04.900 (19).

Exploration Facility – platform, vessel, or other facility used to explore for oil resources. For more information, please see 46.04.900 (8).

Offshore or Onshore Production Facility – drilling rig, drill site, flow station, gathering center, pump station, storage tank, well and related appurtenances. For more information, please see 46.04.900 (19).

Tank Vessel or Oil Barge – vessel that transports oil as cargo in bulk.


Nontank Vessel – a self-propelled vessel over 400 gross registered tons. For more information, please see 46.04.900 (12).

Railroad Tank Cars – rolling stock used to transport oil or petroleum products in bulk as cargo. For more information, please see 46.04.900 (22).




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