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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 No. 1 - Approval of Operations
    This Order provides procedures for submitting an Application for Permit To Drill and all required approvals of subsequent well operations and other lease operations. | Additional information on Order No. 1
  • Order No. 2 - Drilling
    This Order provides requirements and standards for drilling and abandonment.
  • Order No. 3 - Site Security
    This Order provides requirements and standards for site security.
  • Order No. 4 - Measurement of Oil
    This Order provides requirements and standards for measurement of oil.
  • Order No. 5 - Measurement of Gas
    This Order provides the requirements and standards for the measurement of gas.
  • Order No. 6 - Hydrogen Sulfide Operations
    This Order provides the requirements and standards for conducting oil and gas operations in an environment known to or expected to contain hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas.
  • Order No. 7 - Disposal of Produced Waters
    This Order provides the methods and approvals necessary to dispose of produced water associated with oil and gas operations.

 

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