30 CFR 250.405 - What are the safety requirements for diesel engines used on a drilling rig? - Regulations - VLEX 19694795

30 CFR 250.405 - What are the safety requirements for diesel engines used on a drilling rig?

CONTENT

Title 30: Mineral Resources

CHAPTER II: BUREAU OF SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

SUBCHAPTER B: OFFSHORE

PART 250: OIL AND GAS AND SULPHUR OPERATIONS IN THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF

Subpart D: Oil and Gas Drilling Operations

: General Requirements

250.405 - What are the safety requirements for diesel engines used on a drilling rig

You must equip each diesel engine with an air take device to shut down the diesel engine in the event of a runaway.

(a) For a diesel engine that is not continuously manned, you must equip the engine with an automatic shutdown device;

(b) For a diesel engine that is continuously manned, you may equip the engine with either an automatic or remote manual air intake shutdown device;

(c) You do not have to equip a diesel engine with an air intake device if it meets one of the following criteria:

(1) Starts a larger engine;

(2) Powers a firewater pump;

(3) Powers an emergency generator;

(4) Powers a BOP accumulator system;

(5) Provides air supply to divers or confined entry personnel;

(6) Powers temporary equipment on a nonproducing platform;

(7) Powers an escape capsule; or

(8) Powers a portable single-cylinder rig washer.