Title 43

PART 3160

Part 3160 - Onshore Oil And Gas Operations

PART 3160 - ONSHORE OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS Authority:25 U.S.C. 396d and 2107; 30 U.S.C. 189, 306, 359, and 1751; 43 U.S.C. 1732(b), 1733, 1740; and Sec. 107, Pub. L. 114-74, 129 Stat. 599, unless otherwise noted. Source:47 FR 47765, Oct. 27, 1982, unless otherwise noted. Redesignated at 48 FR 36583, Aug. 12, 1983.

43:2.1.1.3.49.1SUBPART 3160
Subpart 3160 - Onshore Oil and Gas Operations: General
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   3160.0-1 Purpose.
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   3160.0-2 Policy.
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   3160.0-3 Authority.
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   3160.0-4 Objectives.
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   3160.0-5 Definitions.
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   3160.0-7 Cross references.
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   3160.0-9 Information collection.
43:2.1.1.3.49.2SUBPART 3161
Subpart 3161 - Jurisdiction and Responsibility
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   3161.1 Jurisdiction.
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   3161.2 Responsibility of the authorized officer.
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   3161.3 Inspections.
43:2.1.1.3.49.3SUBPART 3162
Subpart 3162 - Requirements for Operating Rights Owners and Operators
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   3162.1 General requirements.
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   3162.2 Drilling, producing, and drainage obligations.
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   3162.2-1 Drilling and producing obligations.
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   3162.2-2 What steps may BLM take to avoid uncompensated drainage of Federal or Indian mineral resources
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   3162.2-3 When am I responsible for protecting my Federal or Indian lease from drainage
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   3162.2-4 What protective action may BLM require the lessee to take to protect the leases from drainage
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   3162.2-5 Must I take protective action when a protective well would be uneconomic
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   3162.2-6 When will I have constructive notice that drainage may be occurring
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   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
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   3162.2-8 Does my responsibility for drainage protection end when I assign or transfer my lease interest
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   3162.2-9 What is my duty to inquire about the potential for drainage and inform BLM of my findings
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   3162.2-10 Will BLM notify me when it determines that drainage is occurring
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   3162.2-11 How soon after I know of the likelihood of drainage must I take protective action
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   3162.2-12 If I hold an interest in a lease, for what period will the Department assess compensatory royalty against me
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   3162.2-13 If I acquire an interest in a lease that is being drained, will the Department assess me for compensatory royalty
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   3162.2-14 May I appeal BLM's decision to require drainage protective measures
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   3162.2-15 Who has the burden of proof if I appeal BLM's drainage determination
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   3162.3 Conduct of operations.
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   3162.3-1 Drilling applications and plans.
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   3162.3-2 Subsequent well operations.
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   3162.3-3 Other lease operations.
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   3162.3-4 Well abandonment.
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   3162.4 Records and reports.
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   3162.4-1 Well records and reports.
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   3162.4-2 Samples, tests, and surveys.
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   3162.5 Environment and safety.
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   3162.5-1 Environmental obligations.
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   3162.5-2 Control of wells.
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   3162.5-3 Safety precautions.
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   3162.6 Well and facility identification.
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   3162.7 Measurement, disposition, and protection of production.
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   3162.7-1 Disposition of production.
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   3162.7-2 Measurement of oil.
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   3162.7-3 Measurement of gas.
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   3162.7-4 Royalty rates on oil; sliding and step-scale leases (public land only).
43:2.1.1.3.49.4SUBPART 3163
Subpart 3163 - Noncompliance, Assessments, and Penalties
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   3163.1 Remedies for acts of noncompliance.
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   3163.2 Civil penalties.
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   3163.3 Criminal penalties.
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   3163.4 Failure to pay.
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   3163.5 Assessments and civil penalties.
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   3163.6 Injunction and specific performance.
43:2.1.1.3.49.5SUBPART 3164
Subpart 3164 - Special Provisions
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   3164.1 Onshore Oil and Gas Orders.
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   3164.2 NTL's and other implementing procedures.
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   3164.3 Surface rights.
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   3164.4 Damages on restricted Indian lands.
43:2.1.1.3.49.6SUBPART 3165
Subpart 3165 - Relief, Conflicts, and Appeals
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   3165.1 Relief from operating and producing requirements.
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   3165.1-1 Relief from royalty and rental requirements.
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   3165.2 Conflicts between regulations.
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   3165.3 Notice, State Director review and hearing on the record.
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   3165.4 Appeals.