A - TANK CONDITION
A1 - Are tanks equipped with high level alarms?
A2 - Are tanks equipped with a high level shutdown?
A3 - Are there any noticeable leaks, potential leaks, or staining?
A4 - Are the tanks and piping painted?
A5 - Are tanks level and on adequate foundation?
A6 - Are there any open top tanks on location? (Inf.)
A7 - Are the open top tanks protected with bird netting?
B - TANK LABELING
B1 - Are tanks labeled with Hazard Communication labels?
B2 - Are tanks labeled to identify the contents of each tank?
C - THIEF HATCHES
C1 - Is each tank equipped with a latching thief hatch, and is it secured?
C2 - Is the thief hatch spring in good condition?
C3 - Is the thief hatch gasket in good condition?
C4 - Is adequate access to each thief hatch provided?
D - HYDROGEN SULFIDE
D1 - Is an H2S site assessment required by state law (Inf.)?
(If "YES" see question is Section AG1)
D2 - Do the tanks have stationary H2S monitors? (Inf.)
D3 - Is breathing equipment required when gauging the tanks? (Inf.)
D4 - If breathing equipment is required is stairway and catwalk access secured and are warning signs posted?
E - WINDSOCK
E1 - Does the facility have a visible wind directional indicator?
E2 - Is the indicator mounted on top of the tanks?
E3 - Is the indicator pole lower than the highest static dissipator?
E4 - Can the indicator be seen from any place in the facility?
E5 - Is the condition of the wind indicator satisfactory?
F - VENTS
F1 - Do the vent lines terminate inside the containment dike?
F2 - Vent endpoints greater than 25' from nearest tank?
F3 - Are the vent lines equipped with a flame arrestor?
F4 - Are vent lines adequately supported (no sag)?
G - STAIRWAYS AND WALKWAYS
G1 - Are stairs and walkways in good condition?
G2 - Are stairs and walkways painted or galvanized?
G3 - Are railings equipped with middle rails and toe boards?
G4 - Are there any gaps over 4” in the railings?
H - GUN BARREL
H1 - Is gun barrel equipped with a water leg?
H2 - Is the gun barrel operation automatic?
H3 - Are fluids pumped into the bottom of the gun barrel?
H4 - System has at least 2 hours of residence time for fluids?
H5 - Is the gun barrel properly vented including a flame arrestor?
I - OIL TANKS
I1 - Does oil gravity flow into tanks from gun barrel?
I2 - Are tanks equipped with stairs and walkways?
I3 - Can water be drained from the bottom of the oil tanks?
I4 - Load lines locked and sealed with numbered metal seals?
I5 - All valves/hatches locked/sealed with numbered metal seals?
J - DIKE SYSTEM
J1 - Is the dike constructed of rock, clay, caliche, concrete, or a similar material?
J2 - Are all dikes in good condition?
J3 - Are stairways over the dike provided and used?
J4 - Is plastic liner installed inside diked area? (Inf.)
J5 - If there is a liner is the liner free from damage?
J6 - Liner protected w/sand or other material where appropriate?
J7 - Diked area free of weeds, trash, junk or empty barrels?
J8 - Will dike contain 110% of all enclosed tank capacities?
J9 - Is the inside of the dike free of saltwater and oil contaminated soil?
K - PITS
K1 - Does facility have a collection pit? (Informational)
K2 - Does facility have a washout pit? (Informational)
K3 - Are the pits lined?
K4 - Do the pits have a leak detection system? (Informational)
K5 - Are the pits cleaned, inspected & maintained as per permitting?
K6 - Pits covered with netting to prevent birds from entering?
L - CATCH BASINS
L1 - Are catch basins provided at loading/unloading points?
L2 - Standing liquids in catch basins are as low as practicable?
L3 - Are catch basins installed below ground level? (Inf.)
L4 - Are catch basins protected with expanded metal covers?
L5 - Is the area around all catch basins and spill prevention devices free of oil stained soil?
M - LOADING/UNLOADING
M1 - Can the systems high level warning device be seen and/or heard from the loading/unloading station?
M2 - Can the systems high level shutdown device be seen and/or heard from the loading/unloading station?
M3 - Do trucks ground before loading/unloading?
M4 - Are grounding leads and clamps available OR are specific grounding points identified for trucks to connect to and is condition acceptable?
M5 - “Grounding Required” displayed at the unloading station?
M6 - Are there any visible leaks present?
N - SUMPS
N1 - Is the sump located inside the diked area?
N2 - Is standing liquid in the sump is as low as practicable?
N3 - Have a functional pump with automatic level control?
N4 - Sump wiring suitable for Class 1, Group D, Div. 1?
N5 - Is the sump opening adequately guarded and covered?
N6 - Is the sump in good physical condition?
O - WELLHEAD
O1 - Wellhead have a visible sign with applicable information (lease number, well number, company name)?
O2 - Is the well head fenced, diked, or placed inside a firewall to protect from inadvertent damage?
O3 - Is the wellhead diked to control spills?
O4 - Is a check valve installed at the well head to prevent backflow?
O5 - Injection line supported to prevent leverage on the wellhead?
O6 - Are injection hoses hobbled correctly?
O7 - Is the area around the wellhead free of stained soil?
P - INJECTION
P1 - Functional pressure gauge with isolation valve on tubing?
P2 - Functional pressure gauge with iso valve on each annulus?
P3 - Is injection fluid filtered before injection?
Q - PIPING, VALVES, AND FITTINGS
Q1 - Pipes, valves, and fittings designed for operating conditions?
Q2 - Is the facility free of white or gray PVC piping?
Q3 - Is piping adequately supported and anchored with clamps?
Q4 - Are valves free of visible signs of leaks?
Q5 - Are connections free of visible signs of leaks?
R - PUMPS (Centrifugal and Rotary)
R1 - Piping & connections designed for max allowable pressures?
R2 - Are the discharge lines equipped with check valves?
R3 - Are the pumps free of visible signs of leaks?
R4 - Are couplings and rotating shafts adequately guarded?
R5 - Are electric motors properly grounded (<5 ohms resistance)?
S - PUMPS (High Pressure: >5000PSI)
S1 - Pressure sensing devices to identify primary seal failure?
S2 - Equipped with pressurized oil system for bearing lubrication?
S3 - Is the pump equipped with a low lube oil pressure shut down?
S4 - Equipped with adequate belt and coupling guards?
S5 - Is the pump and electrical motor (if applicable) externally grounded (5 ohms or less resistance)?
S6 - Pump is free of excessive vibration?
S7 - Equipped with a pulsation dampener on the discharge line?
S8 - Pump is free of indications of water leaks?
S9 - Pump is free of indications of oil leaks?
S10 - Is the pump skid adequately anchored?
S11 - Is the pump installed inside the diked area?
S12 - Does the pump have a pressure relief valve, OEM shear pins, and is piped into a safe area?
T - ELECTRICAL
T1 - Is electrical wiring inside of Class 1 Div 1/Div 2 areas enclosed in metal conduit?
T2 - Fixtures meet electrical standard described in SWD Op. Man./ NEC/ API RP 505?
T3 - Explosion proof covers secured with screws, bolts & clamps?
T4 - Seals in conduit if <18” of enclosures in C1 D1 & D2 locations?
U - ELECTRICAL MOTOR
U1 - Motors in a Class 1, Div. 1 classified area explosion proof?
U2 - Motors in a Class 1, Div. 2, classified area TEFC?
U3 - Are all electric motors externally grounded (<5 ohms)?
V - CONTROL TRANSFORMERS
V1 - Control transformer(s) located inside the diked area are Class I Div. 2 or Div. 1 ?
V2 - Control transformers in non classified areas are closed and protected?
W - FLEXIBLE CORDS
W1 - Are the diked areas free of extension cords?
W2 - Are flexible cords in Class 1 locations >3 ft. in length, in good condition, and supported?
W3 - Is electrical heating tape used within the facility? (Inf.)
W4 - If yes, does the tape satisfy NEC/RP 505 requirements?
X - LIGHTING
X1 - Is the facility adequately lighted?
X2 - Diked area lights meet standards described in SWD Op. Man.?
Y - GROUNDING
Y1 - Generator housing?
Y2 - Metal enclosures for motor controllers & circuit breakers?
Y3 - Metal enclosures for switchgear & transformers?
Y4 - Metal buildings?
Y5 - Vessels and tanks?
Y6 - Steel valves/fittings in fiberglass piping and on fiberglass tanks?
Y7 - Is the facility equipped with lightning protection?
Y8 - Are the lightning protection conductors connected to all tanks, valves, hatches, dissipators, and earth grounds?
Z - HOUSEKEEPING
Z1 - Facility free of weeds, trash, clutter and empty containers?
Z2 - Buckets/drums that contain fluid stored inside secondary?
Z3 - Has junk and abandoned equipment been removed?
Z4 - Are tools & equipment properly stored?
Z5 - Secondary containment free of debris and standing fluid?
Z6 - Do all trash bins have lids and are they closed when not in use?
Z7 - Is the facility free of oil/saltwater stained soil in areas outside dikes?
AA - SECURITY
AA1 - Protected from unauthorized access to loading/unloading?
AA2 - Fence & locked gate to deter unauthorized persons?
AA3 - Are keys issued to drivers for access? (Informational)
AA4 - Is there a record of drivers who have keys?
AA5 - Can the keys be duplicated?
AA6 - Attendant onsite 24-hours a day? (Inf.)
AA7 - Does the facility have an electronic access system? (Inf.)
AA8 - Is the facility equipped with a burglar alarm? (Inf.)
AA9 - Security camera system monitored 24-hours a day? (Inf.)
AA10 - Fire extinguishers <75 ft. from any point within the facility?
AA11 - Extinguishers charged, maintained, tagged, and inspected?
AB - FACILITY SIGNS
AB1 - Is the SWD permit sign present and legible (Well name, Facility Identification, SWD RRC Permit Number)?
AB2 - Are no smoking signs present and legible?
AB3 - Are automatic start signs present and legible?
AB4 - Are exit signs present and legible?
AB5 - Are PPE requirement signs present and legible?
AB6 - Are signs identifying high voltage present and legible?
AB7 - Are authorized personnel signs present and legible?
AB8 - Are cell phones prohibited signs present and legible?
AB9 - Are emergency notification signs present and legible?
AC - TESTING OF ALARMS AND SHUTDOWNS
AC1 - Alarm tests and calibration records available for review?
AD - NORM
AD1 - Are precautions taken to prevent NORM contamination of equipment and property (ex. regular cleanouts)?
AD2 - Has the location ever had a NORM survey?
AD3 - Is known NORM containing equipment labeled at potential access area?
AE - SPCC
AE1 - Is the facility SPCC plan accessible during business hours?
AE2 - Is the facility SPCC plan reviewed annually and updated as needed?
AE3 - Have recommendations from facility plan been implemented?
AE4 - If not implemented, is there a schedule for plan recommendation implementation?
AE5 - Is the Key storage tank inspection policy followed?
AF - SWPP
AF1 - Is the facility SWPP plan accessible during business hours?
AF2 - Are plan requirements being followed?
AF3 - Are all stormwater permits accessible during business hours?
AF4- Is SWPP plan reviewed annually and updated as needed?
AF5 - Have corrective actions from facility plan been implemented?
AF6 - If not implemented, is there a schedule for plan recommendation implementation?
AG - Documentation
AG1 - If an assessment is required, is a copy of the H2S documentation available?
AG2 - Do all seals match the skim oil sales control log?
AG3 - Copies of pit permits are available for review?
AG4 - Are pit maintenance & inspection records available for review?
AG5 - Are all pit permit requirements followed?
AG6 - Are tubing and annuli pressures recorded daily?
AG7 - Is a copy of last well test (H5) available?
AG8 - Is a copy of SWD injection permit available?
AG9 - Is the facility in compliance with injection permit?
AG10 - Is the Key HAZCOM plan for the facility readily accessible?
AG11 - Are Safety Data Sheets available for chemicals that are used/stored at the facility?
AG12 - Are routine inspections for small leaks and spills conducted, and identified leaks and spills cleaned up?
AG13 - Have underground storage tanks been removed from the location?
AG14 - Are standing fluids inside dikes visually inspected prior to discharge or properly disposed of?
AG15 - Is the facility free of violations and/or citations during the last year?
AG16 - Is the facility free of reportable spills during the last year?