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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 55. Blowout Prevention
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§6691.2. Controls for Power-Actuated Blowout Preventers.

(a) Every blowout preventer that is actuated with power of any source other than manual shall be provided with a means of control located at least twenty-five feet (25') from the well bore.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 7-20-59; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 59, No. 12).

2. Repealer and new subsection (c) filed 1-17-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 3).

3. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 5-8-95; operative 6-7-95 (Register 95, No. 19).

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