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Oil & Gas Regulations, Forms, Orders
BLM Nationwide

The Gold Book Surface Operating Standards & Guidelines for Oil & Gas Exploration & Development

Forms

  • These forms are available in pdf format (print out, fill-in and mail) and, where indicated, in pdf fillable format
  • Other forms are available at the BLM Forms site.

NumberForm Title

3000-2

Competitive Oil and Gas or Geothermal Resources Lease Bid  - fillable

3000-3

Assignment of Record Title Interest in a Lease for Oil and Gas or Geothermal Resources   - fillable

3000-3a

Transfer of Operating Rights (Sublease) in a Lease for Oil and Gas or Geothermal Resources   - fillable

3000-4

Oil and Gas or Geothermal Lease Bond   - fillable

3000-4a

Oil and Gas or Geothermal Exploration Bond   - fillable

3100-11

Offer to Lease and Lease for Oil and Gas   - fillable

3150-4

Notice of Intent and Authorization to Conduct Oil and Gas Geophysical Exploration Operations

3150-5

Notice of Completion of Oil and Gas Geophysical Exploration Operations

3160-3

Application for Permit to Drill or Reenter   - fillable

3160-4

Well Completion or Recompletion Report and Log   - fillable

3160-5

Sundry Notices and Reports on Well   - fillable

3814-1

Stockraising Homestead Act Bond for Land Under Lease or Sales Contract   - fillable

NOS

Notice of Staking  - fillable

Onshore Orders

Onshore Oil and Gas Orders implement and supplement the oil and gas regulations found at 43 CFR 3160 for conducting oil and gas operations on Federal and Indian lands.

Order NumberOrder Title

Order #1

Approval of Operations

Order #2

Drilling

Order #3

Site Security

Order #4

Measurement of Oil

Order #5

Measurement of Gas

Order #6

Hydrogen Sulfide Operations

Order #7

Disposal of Produced Water

Order #8

Well Completions/Workovers/Abandonment (Proposed Rule)

Order #9

Waste Prevention and Beneficial Use of Oil and Gas

Notice to Lessees (NTL)

NTL Number

Title

Area Covered

Effective Date

NTL-3A

Reporting of Undesirable EventsNationwide03/01/79

NTL 4A

Venting & Flaring of GasNationwide01/01/80

NTL 2007-1

Requirements for Electronic Flow Computers California 2007

Manuals

  • 3160-10 - Suspension of Operations and/or Production

Regulations

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