43 CFR Subpart 3162 - Subpart 3162—Requirements for Operating Rights Owners and Operators

  1. § 3162.1 General requirements.
  2. § 3162.2 Drilling, producing, and drainage obligations.
  3. § 3162.2-1 Drilling and producing obligations.
  4. § 3162.2-2 What steps may BLM take to avoid uncompensated drainage of Federal or Indian mineral resources?
  5. § 3162.2-3 When am I responsible for protecting my Federal or Indian lease from drainage?
  6. § 3162.2-4 What protective action may BLM require the lessee to take to protect the leases from drainage?
  7. § 3162.2-5 Must I take protective action when a protective well would be uneconomic?
  8. § 3162.2-6 When will I have constructive notice that drainage may be occurring?
  9. § 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?
  10. § 3162.2-8 Does my responsibility for drainage protection end when I assign or transfer my lease interest?
  11. § 3162.2-9 What is my duty to inquire about the potential for drainage and inform BLM of my findings?
  12. § 3162.2-10 Will BLM notify me when it determines that drainage is occurring?
  13. § 3162.2-11 How soon after I know of the likelihood of drainage must I take protective action?
  14. § 3162.2-12 If I hold an interest in a lease, for what period will the Department assess compensatory royalty against me?
  15. § 3162.2-13 If I acquire an interest in a lease that is being drained, will the Department assess me for compensatory royalty?
  16. § 3162.2-14 May I appeal BLM's decision to require drainage protective measures?
  17. § 3162.2-15 Who has the burden of proof if I appeal BLM's drainage determination?
  18. § 3162.3 Conduct of operations.
  19. § 3162.3-1 Drilling applications and plans.
  20. § 3162.3-2 Subsequent well operations.
  21. § 3162.3-3 Other lease operations.
  22. § 3162.3-4 Well abandonment.
  23. § 3162.4 Records and reports.
  24. § 3162.4-1 Well records and reports.
  25. § 3162.4-2 Samples, tests, and surveys.
  26. § 3162.5 Environment and safety.
  27. § 3162.5-1 Environmental obligations.
  28. § 3162.5-2 Control of wells.
  29. § 3162.5-3 Safety precautions.
  30. § 3162.6 Well and facility identification.
  31. § 3162.7 Measurement, disposition, and protection of production.
  32. § 3162.7-1 Disposition of production.
  33. § 3162.7-2 Measurement of oil.
  34. § 3162.7-3 Measurement of gas.
  35. § 3162.7-4 Royalty rates on oil; sliding and step-scale leases (public land only).