Permit means the contract or agreement, other than a lease, issued pursuant to this part, under which a person acquires the right to conduct on the OCS, in accordance with appropriate statutes, regulations, and stipulations:
(1) Geological exploration for mineral resources;
(2) Geophysical exploration for mineral resources;
(3) Geological scientific research; or
(4) Geophysical scientific research.


30 CFR § 551.1

Scoping language

Terms used in this part have the following meaning:

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