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Title 43Subtitle BChapter IISubchapter CPart 3160


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 3160—ONSHORE OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS

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Subpart 3160—ONSHORE OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS: GENERAL

§3160.0-1
Purpose.
§3160.0-2
Policy.
§3160.0-3
Authority.
§3160.0-4
Objectives.
§3160.0-5
Definitions.
§3160.0-7
Cross references.
§3160.0-9
Information collection.
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Subpart 3161—JURISDICTION AND RESPONSIBILITY

§3161.1
Jurisdiction.
§3161.2
Responsibility of the authorized officer.
§3161.3
Inspections.
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Subpart 3162—REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATING RIGHTS OWNERS AND OPERATORS

§3162.1
General requirements.
§3162.2
Drilling, producing, and drainage obligations.
§3162.2-1
Drilling and producing obligations.
§3162.2-2
What steps may BLM take to avoid uncompensated drainage of Federal or Indian mineral resources?
§3162.2-3
When am I responsible for protecting my Federal or Indian lease from drainage?
§3162.2-4
What protective action may BLM require the lessee to take to protect the leases from drainage?
§3162.2-5
Must I take protective action when a protective well would be uneconomic?
§3162.2-6
When will I have constructive notice that drainage may be occurring?
§3162.2-7
Who is liable for drainage if more than one person holds undivided interests in the record title or operating rights for the same lease?
§3162.2-8
Does my responsibility for drainage protection end when I assign or transfer my lease interest?
§3162.2-9
What is my duty to inquire about the potential for drainage and inform BLM of my findings?
§3162.2-10
Will BLM notify me when it determines that drainage is occurring?
§3162.2-11
How soon after I know of the likelihood of drainage must I take protective action?
§3162.2-12
If I hold an interest in a lease, for what period will the Department assess compensatory royalty against me?
§3162.2-13
If I acquire an interest in a lease that is being drained, will the Department assess me for compensatory royalty?
§3162.2-14
May I appeal BLM's decision to require drainage protective measures?
§3162.2-15
Who has the burden of proof if I appeal BLM's drainage determination?
§3162.3
Conduct of operations.
§3162.3-1
Drilling applications and plans.
§3162.3-2
Subsequent well operations.
§3162.3-3
Other lease operations.
§3162.3-4
Well abandonment.
§3162.4
Records and reports.
§3162.4-1
Well records and reports.
§3162.4-2
Samples, tests, and surveys.
§3162.5
Environment and safety.
§3162.5-1
Environmental obligations.
§3162.5-2
Control of wells.
§3162.5-3
Safety precautions.
§3162.6
Well and facility identification.
§3162.7
Measurement, disposition, and protection of production.
§3162.7-1
Disposition of production.
§3162.7-2
Measurement of oil.
§3162.7-3
Measurement of gas.
§3162.7-4
Royalty rates on oil; sliding and step-scale leases (public land only).
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Subpart 3163—NONCOMPLIANCE, ASSESSMENTS, AND PENALTIES

§3163.1
Remedies for acts of noncompliance.
§3163.2
Civil penalties.
§3163.3
Criminal penalties.
§3163.4
Failure to pay.
§3163.5
Assessments and civil penalties.
§3163.6
Injunction and specific performance.
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Subpart 3164—SPECIAL PROVISIONS

§3164.1
Onshore Oil and Gas Orders.
§3164.2
NTL's and other implementing procedures.
§3164.3
Surface rights.
§3164.4
Damages on restricted Indian lands.
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Subpart 3165—RELIEF, CONFLICTS, AND APPEALS

§3165.1
Relief from operating and producing requirements.
§3165.1-1
Relief from royalty and rental requirements.
§3165.2
Conflicts between regulations.
§3165.3
Notice, State Director review and hearing on the record.
§3165.4
Appeals.

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