The terms enumerated in this section are to be defined for the purposes of §§ 301.9001–1,
301.9001–2, and 301.9001–3 in the following manner:
(a) “Barrel” means 42 United States gallons at 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
(b) “Oil” means petroleum, including crude oil or any fraction or residue therefrom,
and natural gas condensate, except that the term does not include natural gas.
(c) “Person” means an individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, consortium,
joint venture, or governmental entity.
(d) “Outer Continental Shelf” means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of
the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in section 1301 of title 43
and of which the subsoil and seabed appertain to the United States and are subject
to its jurisdiction and control.
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