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Title 43Subtitle BChapter IISubchapter CPart 3130


TITLE 43—Public Lands: Interior

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER II—BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

SUBCHAPTER C—MINERALS MANAGEMENT (3000)

PART 3130—OIL AND GAS LEASING: NATIONAL PETROLEUM RESERVE, ALASKA

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Subpart 3130—OIL AND GAS LEASING, NATIONAL PETROLEUM RESERVE, ALASKA: GENERAL

§3130.0-1
Purpose.
§3130.0-2
Policy.
§3130.0-3
Authority.
§3130.0-5
Definitions.
§3130.0-7
Cross references. [Reserved]
§3130.1
Attorney General review.
§3130.2
Limitation on time to institute suit to contest a Secretary's decision.
§3130.3
Drainage.
§3130.4
Leasing: General.
§3130.4-1
Tract size.
§3130.4-2
Lease term.
§3130.5
Bona fide purchasers.
§3130.6
Leasing maps and land descriptions.
§3130.6-1
Leasing maps.
§3130.6-2
Land descriptions.
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Subpart 3131—LEASING PROGRAM

§3131.1
Receipt and consideration of nominations; public notice and participation.
§3131.2
Tentative tract selection.
§3131.3
Special stipulations.
§3131.4
Lease sales.
§3131.4-1
Notice of sale.
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Subpart 3132—ISSUANCE OF LEASES

§3132.1
Who may hold a lease.
§3132.2
Submission of bids.
§3132.3
Payments.
§3132.4
Qualifications.
§3132.5
Award of leases.
§3132.5-1
Forms.
§3132.5-2
Dating of leases.
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Subpart 3133—RENTALS AND ROYALTIES

§3133.1
Rentals.
§3133.2
Royalties.
§3133.2-1
Minimum royalties.
§3133.3
Under what circumstances will BLM waive, suspend, or reduce the rental, royalty, or minimum royalty on my NPR-A lease?
§3133.4
How do I apply for a waiver, suspension or reduction of rental, royalty or minimum royalty for my NPR-A lease?
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Subpart 3134—BONDING: GENERAL

§3134.1
Bonding.
§3134.1-1
Form of bond.
§3134.1-2
Additional bonds.
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Subpart 3135—TRANSFERS, EXTENSIONS, CONSOLIDATIONS, AND SUSPENSIONS

§3135.1
Transfers and extensions, general.
§3135.1-1
Transfers.
§3135.1-2
Requirements for filing of transfers.
§3135.1-3
Separate filing for transfers.
§3135.1-4
Effect of transfer of a tract.
§3135.1-5
Extension of lease.
§3135.1-6
Lease renewal.
§3135.1-7
Consolidation of leases.
§3135.1-8
Termination of administration for conveyed lands and segregation.
§3135.2
Under what circumstances will BLM require a suspension of operations and production or approve my request for a suspension of operations and production for my lease?
§3135.3
How do I apply for a suspension of operations and production?
§3135.4
When is a suspension of operations and production effective?
§3135.5
When should I stop paying rental or royalty after BLM requires or approves a suspension of operations and production ?
§3135.6
When will my suspension terminate?
§3135.7
What effect does a suspension of operations and production have on the term of my lease?
§3135.8
If BLM requires a suspension or grants my request for a suspension of operations and production for my lease, when must I next pay advance annual rental, royalty, or minimum royalty?
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Subpart 3136—RELINQUISHMENTS, TERMINATIONS AND CANCELLATIONS OF LEASES

§3136.1
Relinquishment of leases or parts of leases.
§3136.2
Terminations.
§3136.3
Cancellation of leases.
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Subpart 3137—UNITIZATION AGREEMENTS—NATIONAL PETROLEUM RESERVE-ALASKA

§3137.5
What terms do I need to know to understand this subpart?

General

§3137.10
What benefits do I receive for entering into a unit agreement?
§3137.11
What consultation must the BLM perform if lands in the unit area are owned by a regional corporation or the State of Alaska?

Application

§3137.15
If the Federal lands constitute less than 10 percent of the lands in the proposed unit area, is the unit agreement subject to Federal regulations or approval?
§3137.20
Is there a standard unit agreement form?
§3137.21
What must I include in an NPR-A unit agreement?
§3137.22
What are the size and shape requirements for a unit area?
§3137.23
What must I include in my NPR-A unitization application?
§3137.24
Why would BLM reject a unit agreement application?
§3137.25
How will the parties to the unit know if BLM approves the unit agreement?
§3137.26
When is a unit agreement effective?
§3137.27
What effect do subsequent contracts or obligations have on the unit agreement?
§3137.28
What oil and gas resources of committed tracts does the unit agreement include?

Development

§3137.40
What initial development obligations must I define in a unit agreement?
§3137.41
What continuing development obligations must I define in a unit agreement?

Optional Terms

§3137.50
What optional terms may I include in a unit agreement?
§3137.51
Under what conditions does BLM permit multiple unit operators?
§3137.52
How may I modify the unit agreement?

Unit Agreement Operating Requirements

§3137.60
As the unit operator, what are my obligations?
§3137.61
How do I change unit operators?
§3137.62
What are my liabilities as a former unit operator?
§3137.63
What are my liabilities after BLM approves me as the new unit operator?
§3137.64
As a unit operator, what must I do to prevent or compensate for drainage?

Development Requirements

§3137.70
What must I do to meet initial development obligations?
§3137.71
What must I do to meet continuing development obligations?
§3137.72
What if reasons beyond my control prevent me from meeting the initial or a continuing development obligation by the time the unit agreement specifies?
§3137.73
What will BLM do after I submit a plan to meet continuing development obligations?
§3137.74
What must I do after BLM approves my continuing development obligations plan?
§3137.75
May I perform additional development outside established participating areas to fulfill continuing development obligations?
§3137.76
What happens if I do not meet a continuing development obligation?

Participating Areas

§3137.80
What are participating areas and how do they relate to the unit agreement?
§3137.81
What is the function of a participating area?
§3137.82
What are productivity criteria?
§3137.83
What establishes a participating area?
§3137.84
What must I submit to BLM to establish a new participating area, or modify an existing participating area?
§3137.85
What is the effective date of a participating area?
§3137.86
What happens to a participating area when I obtain new information demonstrating that the participating area should be larger or smaller than previously determined?
§3137.87
What must I do if there are unleased Federal tracts in a participating area?
§3137.88
What happens when a well outside a participating area does not meet the productivity criteria?
§3137.89
How does production allocation occur from wells that do not meet the productivity criteria?
§3137.90
Who must operate wells that do not meet the productivity criteria?
§3137.91
When will BLM allow a well previously determined to be a non-unit well to be used in establishing or modifying a PA?
§3137.92
When does a participating area terminate?

Production Allocation

§3137.100
How must I allocate production to the United States when a participating area includes unleased Federal lands?

Obligations and Extensions

§3137.110
Do the terms and conditions of a unit agreement modify Federal lease stipulations?
§3137.111
When will BLM extend the primary term of all leases committed to a unit agreement or renew all leases committed to a unit agreement?
§3137.112
What happens if I am prevented from performing actual or constructive drilling or reworking operations?

Change in Ownership

§3137.120
As a transferee of an interest in a unitized NPR-A lease, am I subject to the terms and conditions of the unit agreement?

Unit Termination

§3137.130
Under what circumstances will BLM approve a voluntary termination of the unit?
§3137.131
What happens if the unit terminated before the unit operator met the initial development obligations?
§3137.132
What if I do not meet a continuing development obligation before I establish any participating area in the unit?
§3137.133
After participating areas are established, when does the unit terminate?
§3137.134
What happens to committed leases if the unit terminates?
§3137.135
What are the unit operator's obligations after unit termination?

Appeals

§3137.150
How do I appeal a decision that BLM issues under this subpart?
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Subpart 3138—SUBSURFACE STORAGE AGREEMENTS IN THE NATIONAL PETROLEUM RESERVE-ALASKA (NPR-A)

§3138.10
When will BLM enter into a subsurface storage agreement in NPR-A covering federally-owned lands?
§3138.11
How do I apply for a subsurface storage agreement?
§3138.12
What must I pay for storage?


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