§746.5 of the EAR, imposes licensing requirements on eight export control classification numbers (ECCN)) and fifty-three Schedule B numbers if a person knows (or is informed by BIS) that the item will be used directly or indirectly in exploration for, or production of, oil or gas in:

a. Russian deepwater (greater than 500 feet);

b. Arctic offshore locations;

c. Shale formations in Russia; or

d. Is unable to determine whether the item will be used in the aforementioned projects.

A licensing policy of presumption of denial applies for exports, reexports, or transfer (in-country) for the aforementioned projects that have the potential to produce oil. A licensing policy of case-by-case review applies for such projects that have the potential to produce gas.

 

   
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