White River Field Office Oil and Gas Program


Contact Information

Phone: (970) 878-3800
Fax: (970) 878-3805


BLM National Website -
Onshore Oil and Gas Order No. 1


   The Gold Book

  • 2007 Gold Book (4th Edition)  The publication Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development (commonly referred to as The Gold Book) was developed to aid the operator in permit approval and conduct oil and gas operations from exploration to development and production, to abandonment.  Information is provided for preparation of surface use and drilling programs.  In 2007 the Gold Book was updated to incorporate changes resulting from the new Onshore Oil and Gas Order No. 1 regulations.

    BLM Road Manual

    9113 Roads Manual (June 1985) (pdf-4.7 mb)  This manual provides BLM road construction standards.

    • H-9113-1  Guidelines for Determination of Curve Widening
    • H-9113-2  Roads--Inventory and Maintenance 

 

 

 

Photograph of Wilson Creek Oil Field

Wilson Creek Oil Field


DOI/BLM 
Engineering Manuals


Reclamation


Additional guidance can be found in the following references:


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