15A NCAC 05H .1622       DEFECTIVE CASING, DEFECTIVE CEMENTING, AND WELL BLOWOUT NOTIFICATIONS

(a)  The permittee shall commence corrective actions upon discovery of defective casing or cementing and report the defect to the Department within 24 hours of discovery via telephone or email.  The contact information is set forth in in Rule .0201 of this Subchapter.

(b)  The permittee shall take actions in the event of an oil or gas well blowout to comply with the emergency scenarios in Rule .1305 of this Subchapter.  Any oil or gas well blowout shall be reported to the Department after the emergency officials and the emergency well control response contractor have been contacted.

 

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

Eff. March 17, 2015.