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Title 43Subtitle BChapter IISubchapter CPart 3170


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 3170—ONSHORE OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION

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Subpart 3170—ONSHORE OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION: GENERAL

§3170.1
Authority.
§3170.2
Scope.
§3170.3
Definitions and acronyms.
§3170.4
Prohibitions against by-pass and tampering.
§3170.5
[Reserved]
§3170.6
Variances.
§3170.7
Required recordkeeping, records retention, and records submission.
§3170.8
Appeal procedures.
§3170.9
Enforcement.
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Subparts 3171-3172 [Reserved]

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Subpart 3173—REQUIREMENTS FOR SITE SECURITY AND PRODUCTION HANDLING

§3173.1
Definitions and acronyms.
§3173.2
Storage and sales facilities—seals.
§3173.3
Oil measurement system components—seals.
§3173.4
Federal seals.
§3173.5
Removing production from tanks for sale and transportation by truck.
§3173.6
Water-draining operations.
§3173.7
Hot oiling, clean-up, and completion operations.
§3173.8
Report of theft or mishandling of production.
§3173.9
Required recordkeeping for inventory and seal records.
§3173.10
Form 3160-5, Sundry Notices and Reports on Wells.
§3173.11
Site facility diagram.
§3173.12
Applying for a facility measurement point.
§3173.13
Requirements for approved facility measurement points.
§3173.14
Conditions for commingling and allocation approval (surface and downhole).
§3173.15
Applying for a commingling and allocation approval.
§3173.16
Existing commingling and allocation approvals.
§3173.17
Relationship of a commingling and allocation approval to royalty-free use of production.
§3173.18
Modification of a commingling and allocation approval.
§3173.19
Effective date of a commingling and allocation approval.
§3173.20
Terminating a commingling and allocation approval.
§3173.21
Combining production downhole in certain circumstances.
§3173.22
Requirements for off-lease measurement.
§3173.23
Applying for off-lease measurement.
§3173.24
Effective date of an off-lease measurement approval.
§3173.25
Existing approved off-lease measurement.
§3173.26
Relationship of off-lease measurement approval to royalty-free use of production.
§3173.27
Termination of off-lease measurement approval.
§3173.28
Instances not constituting off-lease measurement, for which no approval is required.
§3173.29
Immediate assessments for certain violations.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart 3173 of Part 3170—Examples of Site Facility Diagrams
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Subpart 3174—MEASUREMENT OF OIL

§3174.1
Definitions and acronyms.
§3174.2
General requirements.
§3174.3
Incorporation by reference (IBR).
§3174.4
Specific measurement performance requirements.
§3174.5
Oil measurement by tank gauging—general requirements.
§3174.6
Oil measurement by tank gauging—procedures.
§3174.7
LACT system—general requirements.
§3174.8
LACT system—components and operating requirements.
§3174.9
Coriolis measurement systems (CMS)—general requirements and components.
§3174.10
Coriolis meter for LACT and CMS measurement applications—operating requirements.
§3174.11
Meter-proving requirements.
§3174.12
Measurement tickets.
§3174.13
Oil measurement by other methods.
§3174.14
Determination of oil volumes by methods other than measurement.
§3174.15
Immediate assessments.
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Subpart 3175—MEASUREMENT OF GAS

§3175.10
Definitions and acronyms.
§3175.20
General requirements.
§3175.30
Incorporation by reference.
§3175.31
Specific performance requirements.
§3175.40
Measurement equipment approved by standard or make and model.
§3175.41
Flange-tapped orifice plates.
§3175.42
Chart recorders.
§3175.43
Transducers.
§3175.44
Flow-computer software.
§3175.45
Gas chromatographs.
§3175.46
Isolating flow conditioners.
§3175.47
Differential primary devices other than flange-tapped orifice plates.
§3175.48
Linear measurement devices.
§3175.49
Accounting systems.
§3175.60
Timeframes for compliance.
§3175.61
Grandfathering.
§3175.70
Measurement location.
§3175.80
Flange-tapped orifice plates (primary devices).
§3175.90
Mechanical recorder (secondary device).
§3175.91
Installation and operation of mechanical recorders.
§3175.92
Verification and calibration of mechanical recorders.
§3175.93
Integration statements.
§3175.94
Volume determination.
§3175.100
Electronic gas measurement (secondary and tertiary device).
§3175.101
Installation and operation of electronic gas measurement systems.
§3175.102
Verification and calibration of electronic gas measurement systems.
§3175.103
Flow rate, volume, and average value calculation.
§3175.104
Logs and records.
§3175.110
Gas sampling and analysis.
§3175.111
General sampling requirements.
§3175.112
Sampling probe and tubing.
§3175.113
Spot samples—general requirements.
§3175.114
Spot samples—allowable methods.
§3175.115
Spot samples—frequency.
§3175.116
Composite sampling methods.
§3175.117
On-line gas chromatographs.
§3175.118
Gas chromatograph requirements.
§3175.119
Components to analyze.
§3175.120
Gas analysis report requirements.
§3175.121
Effective date of a spot or composite gas sample.
§3175.125
Calculation of heating value and volume
§3175.126
Reporting of heating value and volume.
§3175.130
Transducer testing protocol.
§3175.131
General requirements for transducer testing.
§3175.132
Testing of reference accuracy.
§3175.133
Testing of influence effects.
§3175.134
Transducer test reporting.
§3175.135
Uncertainty determination.
§3175.140
Flow-computer software testing.
§3175.141
General requirements for flow-computer software testing.
§3175.142
Required static tests.
§3175.143
Required dynamic tests.
§3175.144
Flow-computer software test reporting.
§3175.150
Immediate assessments.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart 3175 of Part 3170—Table of Atmospheric Pressures
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Subpart 3178—ROYALTY-FREE USE OF LEASE PRODUCTION

§3178.1
Purpose.
§3178.2
Scope.
§3178.3
Production on which royalty is not due.
§3178.4
Uses of oil or gas on a lease, unit, or communitized area that do not require prior written BLM approval for royalty-free treatment of volumes used.
§3178.5
Uses of oil or gas on a lease, unit, or communitized area that require prior written BLM approval for royalty-free treatment of volumes used.
§3178.6
Uses of oil or gas moved off the lease, unit, or communitized area that do not require prior written approval for royalty-free treatment of volumes used.
§3178.7
Uses of oil or gas moved off the lease, unit, or communitized area that require prior written approval for royalty-free treatment of volumes used.
§3178.8
Measurement or estimation of volumes of oil or gas that are used royalty-free.
§3178.9
Requesting approval of royalty-free treatment when approval is required.
§3178.10
Facility and equipment ownership.
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Subpart 3179—WASTE PREVENTION AND RESOURCE CONSERVATION

§3179.1
Purpose.
§3179.2
Scope.
§3179.3
Definitions and acronyms.
§3179.4
Determining when the loss of oil or gas is avoidable or unavoidable.
§3179.5
When lost production is subject to royalty.
§3179.6
Venting limitations.

Authorized Flaring and Venting of Gas

§3179.101
Initial production testing.
§3179.102
Subsequent well tests.
§3179.103
Emergencies.
§3179.104
Downhole well maintenance and liquids unloading.

Other Venting or Flaring

§3179.201
Oil-well gas.

Measurement and Reporting Responsibilities

§3179.301
Measuring and reporting volumes of gas vented and flared.

Additional Deference to Tribal Regulations

§3179.401
Deference to tribal regulations.

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