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Unformatted text preview: requirements had been met during drilling inspections. 43 U.S.C. § 1350(b); 30 CFR §§ 250.1403 ‐ .1404. For violations that occur after July 30, 2011, the maximum civil penalty per day will be $40,000 per day per violation. 405 163 F. Inspection Forms MMS inspections of drilling rigs involved a complete inspection as set out in a PINC list – which was, as described in the previous section, used as a checklist of items that inspectors checked during an inspection. 406 The PINC list was not a comprehensive list of all potential violations. Inspectors recorded certain information on an inspection form, including identifying data about the rig, lease and operator, but they did not record what testing was conducted during the inspection, unless a violation was identified. 407 All information on INCs issued as a result of inspections was captured in a central MMS database, regardless of whether the district’s inspection forms were originally in electronic or paper form. The Panel found that not all...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course BEPP 305 taught by Professor Nini during the Fall '11 term at UPenn.

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