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Title 50 Part 29

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Title 50 Part 29

Title 50Chapter ISubchapter CPart 29


TITLE 50—Wildlife and Fisheries

CHAPTER I—UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER C—THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SYSTEM

PART 29—LAND USE MANAGEMENT

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Subpart A—GENERAL RULES

§29.1
May we allow economic uses on national wildlife refuges?
§29.2
Cooperative land management.
§§29.3-29.4
[Reserved]
§29.5
Fees.
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Subpart B—RIGHTS-OF-WAY GENERAL REGULATIONS

§29.21
What do these terms mean?
§29.21-1
Purpose and scope.
§29.21-2
Application procedures.
§29.21-3
Nature of interest granted.
§29.21-4
Terms and conditions.
§29.21-5
Construction.
§29.21-6
Disposal, transfer or termination of interest.
§29.21-7
What payment do we require for use and occupancy of national wildlife refuge lands?
§29.21-8
Electric power transmission line rights-of-way.
§29.21-9
Rights-of-way for pipelines for the transportation of oil, natural gas, synthetic liquid or gaseous fuels, or any refined product produced therefrom.
§29.22
Hearing and appeals procedures.
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Subpart C—MINERAL OPERATIONS

§29.31
Mineral ownerships in the United States.
§29.32
Non-Federal mineral rights.
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Subpart D—MANAGEMENT OF NON-FEDERAL OIL AND GAS RIGHTS

Purpose and Scope

§29.40
What are the purpose and scope of the regulations in this subpart?
§29.41
When does this subpart apply to me?
§29.42
What authorization do I need to conduct operations?
§29.43
If I am already operating under Service authorization, what do I need to do?
§29.44
If I am operating without prior Service authorization, what do I need to do?

Definitions

§29.50
What do the terms used in this subpart mean?

Pre-Existing Operations

§29.60
Do I need an operations permit for my pre-existing operation?
§29.61
What information must I provide to the Service?
§29.62
What if I intend to conduct new operations or modify my pre-existing operations?
§29.63
What plugging and reclamation requirements apply to my pre-existing operations?
§29.64
What other provisions apply to my operations?

Temporary Access Permits

§29.70
When do I need a temporary access permit?
§29.71
How do I apply for a temporary access permit?
§29.72
When will the Service grant a temporary access permit?
§29.73
How much time will I have to conduct my reconnaissance surveys?

Accessing Oil and Gas Rights From a Non-Federal Surface Location

§29.80
Do I need a permit for accessing oil and gas rights from a non-Federal location?

Operations Permit: Application

§29.90
Who must apply for an operations permit?
§29.91
What should I do before filing an application?
§29.92
May I use previously submitted information?
§29.93
Do I need to submit information for all possible future operations?
§29.94
What information must be included in all applications?
§29.95
What additional information must be included if I am proposing geophysical exploration?
§29.96
What additional information must be included if I am proposing drilling operations?
§29.97
What additional information must be included if I am proposing production operations?

Operations Permit: Application Review and Approval

§29.100
How will the Service process my application?
§29.101
How will the Service conduct an initial review?
§29.102
How will the Service conduct a formal review?
§29.103
What standards must be met to approve my application?
§29.104
What actions may the Service take on my operations permit application?

Operating Standards

§29.110
What are the purposes of the Service's operating standards?
§29.111
What general facility design and management standards must I meet?
§29.112
What fish and wildlife protection standards must I meet?
§29.113
What hydrologic standards must I meet?
§29.114
What safety standards must I meet?
§29.115
What lighting and visual standards must I meet?
§29.116
What noise reduction standards must I meet?
§29.117
What reclamation and protection standards must I meet?
§29.118
What additional operating standards apply to geophysical operations?
§29.119
What additional operating standards apply to drilling and production operations?

General Terms and Conditions

§29.120
What terms and conditions apply to all operators?
§29.121
What monitoring and reporting is required for all operators?
§29.122
For how long is my operations permit valid?

Access Fees

§29.140
May I cross Federal property to reach the boundary of my oil and gas right?
§29.141
Will the Service charge me a fee for access?
§29.142
Will I be charged a fee for emergency access to my operations?

Financial Assurance

§29.150
When do I have to provide financial assurance to the Service?
§29.151
How does the Service establish the amount of financial assurance?
§29.152
Will the Service adjust the amount required for my financial assurance?
§29.153
When will the Service release my financial assurance?
§29.154
Under what circumstances will I forfeit my financial assurance?

Modification to an Operation

§29.160
Can I modify operations under an approved permit?

Change of Operator

§29.170
What are my responsibilities if I transfer my right to operate?
§29.171
What must I do if operations are transferred to me?

Well Plugging

§29.180
When must I plug my well?
§29.181
Can I get an extension to the well plugging requirement?

Prohibited Acts and Penalties

§29.190
What acts are prohibited under this subpart?
§29.191
What enforcement actions can the Service take?
§29.192
How do violations affect my ability to obtain a permit?

Appeals

§29.200
Can I, as operator, appeal Service decisions?

Public Information

§29.210
How can the public learn about oil and gas activities on refuge lands?

Information Collection

§29.220
Has the Office of Management and Budget approved the collection of information?

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