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.