43 CFR § 3214.18 - Who will BLM hold liable under the lease and what are they liable for?
BLM will hold all interest owners in a lease jointly and severally liable for compliance with the requirements of § 3200.4 for obligations that accrue while they hold their interest. Among other things, all interest owners are jointly and severally liable for:
(a) Plugging and abandoning wells;
(b) Reclaiming the surface and other resources;
(c) Compensatory royalties assessed for drainage; and
(d) Rent and royalties due.