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Clearwater Oil Company, Ltd.

Big Bear Lease No. 2 Production Facility

SAMPLE Spill Prevention, Control, and

Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan

of Environmental Quality (DEQ), which is the state agency in charge of oil pollution control activities. This reporting requirement is separate and in addition to reporting under 40 CFR part 110 discussed above.

For any discharge reported verbally, a written notification must also be sent to the DEQ and to the St. Anthony’s Parish Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), both within five (5) days of the qualifying discharge.

A written notification to the State Emergency Response Commission or LEPC is required for a discharge of 100 lbs or more beyond the confines of the facility (equivalent to 2 mcf of natural gas, or 13 gallons of oil) within five (5) days of the qualifying discharge.

2.1.3Submission of SPCC Information

Whenever the facility experiences a discharge into navigable waters of more than 1,000 gallons, or two discharges of 42 gallons or more within a 12-month period, Clearwater will provide information in writing to the EPA Region 6 office within 60 days of a qualifying discharge as described above. The required information is described in Appendix F of this SPCC Plan.

2.2Spill Response Materials

Boom, sorbent, and other spill response materials are stored in the shed next to the loading area and are accessible by Clearwater and Avonlea personnel. The response equipment inventory for the facility includes:

(4) Empty 55-gallons drums to hold contaminated material


50-ft absorbent socks


10-ft sections of hard skirted deployment boom


50-ft floating booms

(200 pounds) “Oil-dry” loose absorbent material

(4 boxes)2 ft x 3 ft absorbent pads

(3 boxes)Nitrile gloves

(3 boxes)Neoprene gloves

(6 pairs)Vinyl/PVC pull-on overboots

(3)Non-sparking shovels



Sand bags


Combustible Gas Indicator with H2S detection capabilities

Additional equipment and material are also kept at the field office. The inventory is checked monthly by Clearwater field operations personnel to ensure that used material is replenished. Supplies and equipment may be ordered from:


Rocky Mountain Equipment Co. (800) 959-3000

Version 1.0, 11/28/2005


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