Energy Facilities Law and Legal Definition
Pursuant to 16 USCS § 1453 (6), [Title 16. Conservation; Chapter 33. Coastal Zone Management] the term energy facilities means “any equipment or facility which is or will be used primarily--
(A) in the exploration for, or the development, production, conversion, storage, transfer, processing, or transportation of, any energy resource; or
(B) for the manufacture, production, or assembly of equipment, machinery, products, or devices which are involved in any activity described in subparagraph (A).
The term includes, but is not limited to (i) electric generating plants; (ii) petroleum refineries and associated facilities; (iii) gasification plants; (iv) facilities used for the transportation, conversion, treatment, transfer, or storage of liquefied natural gas; (v) uranium enrichment or nuclear fuel processing facilities; (vi) oil and gas facilities, including platforms, assembly plants, storage depots, tank farms, crew and supply bases, and refining complexes; (vii) facilities including deepwater ports, for the transfer of petroleum; (viii) pipelines and transmission facilities; and (ix) terminals which are associated with any of the foregoing.”