The vessel delivering oil is required to supply the boom and deploy it before the transfer begins, and to retrieve it when the transfer is finished. There are several oil spill cleanup companies that provide boom service.
Types of regulated facilities
||Large, fixed shore-side facilities such as refineries and refueling terminals.
||Mobile facilities such as tank trucks, rail cars and portable tankers.
||Oil-handling operations such as small tank farms and terminals that transfer oil to non-recreational vessels with fuel capacity above 10,500 gallons.
||Marinas and small fueling stations that transfer oil to non-recreational vessels with fuel capacity below 10,500 gallons.
We require Class 1, 2, and 3 facilities to pre-boom according to the rate A or rate B requirements. Class 4 facilities are not required to pre-boom transfers, although they may elect to do so.