3217.15 What does BLM need to approve my drilling or development contract§ 3217.15 What does BLM need to approve my drilling or development contract?
For BLM to approve your drilling or development contract, you must send us:
(a) The contract and a statement of why you need it;
(b) A statement of all interests held by the contracting parties in that geothermal area or field;
(c) The type of operations and schedule set by the contract;
(d) A statement that the contract will not violate Federal antitrust laws by concentrating control over the production or sale of geothermal resources; and
(e) Any other information we may require to make a decision about the contract or to attach conditions of approval.