Routine operations:

Routine operations, for the purposes of subpart F, mean any of the following operations conducted on a well with the tree installed:

  1. Cutting paraffin;
  2. Removing and setting pump-through-type tubing plugs, gas-lift valves, and subsurface safety valves that can be removed by wireline operations;
  3. Bailing sand;
  4. Pressure surveys;
  5. Swabbing;
  6. Scale or corrosion treatment;
  7. Caliper and gauge surveys;
  8. Corrosion inhibitor treatment;
  9. Removing or replacing subsurface pumps;
  10. Through-tubing logging (diagnostics);
  11. Wireline fishing;
  12. Setting and retrieving other subsurface flow-control devices; and
  13. Acid treatments.

Source: Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf, 30 CFR 250 (2013). Regulations


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