Average Application for Permit to Drill (APD) Approval Timeframes:  FY2005 - FY2014

This chart illustrates the average number of days to process an APD, broken out as follows: 

Tiny image of beige box used in legend on chart.  Average number of days after initial submission that industry takes to resolve any deficiencies in an APD
Tiny image of blue box used for legend in chart.  Average number of days for the BLM to process the complete APD


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