15A NCAC 05H .1602       Production FACILITY SAFETY SETBACK DISTANCES

(a)  A the closest edge of a pit, tank, or tank battery shall be a minimum of 75 feet from the center of any wellhead.

(b)  A tank edge shall be a minimum of five feet from another edge.

(c)  A mechanical separator or compressor shall be located the minimum distance from any of the following:

(1)           the center of a wellhead:                                                                                    50 feet; and

(2)           the closest edge of a tank:                                                                                 75 feet.

(d)  All production facilities, excluding gathering lines, whose contents may be heated shall be located a minimum distance of 75 feet from edge of a tank or the center of a wellhead.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-391(a)(5)d;

Eff. March 17, 2015.