43 CFR 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.