Oil and Gas Regulations

Laws, Regulations, and Enforcement

Oil and Gas leasing and development is authorized by different laws and regulations depending on the area.

Laws

Onshore Oil & Gas Regulations (43 CFR)

Cook Inlet Basin - Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

Oil and Gas Related Regulations Under the Authority of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (MLA)

Regulations:

Bonding

  • (43 CFR 3104): Federal lands under the authority of the Mineral Leasing Act (MLA

National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska

Oil and Gas Related Regulations Under the Authority of the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 (NPR-A) and the The Department of the Interior Appropriations Act of 1981.

Regulations:

 Bonding:

  • (43 CFR 3134): Federal lands under the authority of the National Petroleum Reserve Production Act (NPR-A): National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska

FIXED FEE SCHEDULE (43 CFR 3000.12)

 

Onshore Oil and Gas Orders


Preamble to Onshore Order No. 1 - 3/2/2007238 Kb10/30/2012
Onshore Order No. 1 - 12/10/2007 - Approval of Operations239 Kb10/30/2012
Onshore Order No. 2 - Drilling Operations396 Kb10/30/2012
Onshore Order No. 3 - Site Security846 Kb10/30/2012
Onshore Order No. 4 - Measurement of Oil373 Kb10/30/2012
Onshore Order No. 5 - Measurement of Gas179 Kb10/30/2012
Onshore Order No. 6 - Hydrogen Sulfide Operations542 Kb10/30/2012
Onshore Order No. 7 - Disposal of Produced Water421 Kb10/30/2012

Surface Operating Standards (Gold Book)