43 CFR 3251.14 - Do I need a bond for conducting exploration operations?
(a) You must not start any exploration operations on BLM-managed lands until we approve your bond. You may meet the requirement for an exploration bond in two ways:
(1) If you have an existing nationwide or statewide oil and gas exploration bond, provide a rider in an amount we have specified to include geothermal resources exploration operations; or
Title 43 published on 2013-10-01
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