43 CFR 3261.18 - Do I need to file a bond with BLM before I build a well pad or drill a well?
Before starting any operation, you must:
(c) To cover any drilling operations on all leases committed to a unit, either submit a bond for that unit in an amount we specify, or provide a rider to a statewide or nationwide bond specifically covering the unit in an amount we specify.
Title 43 published on 2014-10-01
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