Establish and implement safety regulations requiring entities who design oil and gas well drilling plans for wells in Oklahoma (e.g., operators) and entities who perform the drilling operation (e.g., drilling contractors) to develop and implement the following prior to conducting drilling operations:
(a) Detailed written operating procedures with specified steps and equipment alignment for all operations;
(b) Written procedures for the management of changes (except replacements in kind) in procedures, the well plan, and equipment;
(c) A risk assessment of hazards associated with the drilling plan;
(d) A requirement to follow Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP);
(e) Development of a Well Construction Interface Document between the operator and the drilling contractor prior to the commencement of drilling activities which at a minimum includes a bridging document and well plan specifying barriers and how to manage them;
(f) The performance and documentation of flow checks using acceptable methods at defined points during the operation for a specified duration; and
(g) A requirement for employee participation, similar to the Employee Participation requirement in the OSHA PSM standard.