Class Code: 1320

Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:

Code 1320 is applicable to an oil or gas lease owner/operator, or an insured under contract to operate a facility for its owner. It includes all operations that are necessary to work an oil or gas lease, which are not otherwise classified. The clearing of land, building of lease roads, slush pits, levees or fire walls, cleaning and swabbing of old wells, the laying or taking up of flow lines and water lines, installing of central pumping units, running the pumps, gauging the oil or gas and maintenance and repair are examples of activities assigned to this classification. Code 1320 also contemplates heat-treating to dispose of excess water when done to increase the oil flow.

Related Operations Not Classified to Code 1320:

Code 1320 is not applicable to oil or gas field specialist contractors engaged in well maintenance operations at oil or gas lease sites. Refer to Code 6216 and other oil well codes for classifications applicable to these specialists. The lease operator assigned to Code 1320 should not be confused with specialists who work at a well and perform a specialty job. The lease operator is responsible for overseeing the entire producing well, whereas the specialist is called on as needed to perform a specialized job involved with the operation of a well.


Note:  Applies to oil or gas lease owner/operators, and to insureds under contract that operate a facility for its owner. The following operations are not included in Code 1320, and must be separately rated: erecting or dismantling of derricks, drilling, installation or recovery of casing, well shooting, cementing, tank building, topping operations, or gasoline recovery.

Rate per $100. of Renumeration: $ 1.45

Construction Exemption Required: No