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§580.4 What activities are not covered by this part?
This part does not apply to:
(a) G&G prospecting activities conducted by, or on behalf of, the lessee on a lease on the OCS;
(b) Federal agencies;
(c) Postlease activities for mineral resources other than oil, gas, and sulphur, which are covered by regulations at 30 CFR parts 582 and 282; and
(d) G&G exploration or G&G scientific research activities related to oil, gas, and sulphur, including gas hydrates, which are covered by regulations at 30 CFR parts 551 and 251.