Public interest means operations within a geothermal unit resulting in:
(1) Diligent development;
(2) Efficient exploration, production and utilization of the resource;
(3) Conservation of natural resources; and
(4) Prevention of waste.
43 CFR § 3280.2
The following terms, as used in this part or in any agreement approved under the regulations in this part, have the following meanings unless otherwise defined in such agreement: