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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 1. Application and Variances
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§6503. Scope.

(a) The operations to which these orders apply are those generally known as drilling and production. This includes:
(1) Well servicing; rig building; erection and dismantling of derricks and equipment; and raising and lowering of masts.
(2) Pipe line transportation on a lease(s): loading and unloading; storage, blending, and separation of crude oil from water and natural gas.
(3) Research, testing and experimenting.
(4) Construction, operation and maintenance of equipment applicable to the foregoing.
(b) Production of crude oil and/or natural gas shall be considered to end at the point where they leave the last producing facility, change custody, or where gas enters a natural gasoline plant.
(c) Pipe lines delivering gas for use in serving the producing facilities of a lease are included when located on such lease.
Diagrams Indicate the Extent to Which the Petroleum Safety Orders -Drilling and Production and the Petroleum Safety Orders - Refining, Transportation and Handling Apply, In Explanation of Article 1, Section 6503(a) and (b)
Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. Amendment of section and new Note filed 5-8-95; operative 6-7-95 (Register 95, No. 19).
2. Change without regulatory effect providing more legible illustration filed 3-2-2009 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2009, No. 10).

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