Skip to Content

Rule

Oil and Gas Leasing; Onshore Oil and Gas Operations

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble

AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management.

ACTION:

Correcting amendment.

SUMMARY:

The document contains corrections to the amendatory instructions of the final regulations on protecting Federal and Indian oil and gas resources from drainage published in the Federal Register on January 10, 2001, (66 FR 1883) and delayed on February 8, 2001, (66 FR 9527).

DATES:

Effective April 10, 2001.

Start Further Info

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Donnie Shaw, Fluids Minerals Group, Bureau of Land Management, Mail Stop 401LS, 1849 “C” Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; telephone (202) 452-0382 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays.

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

We are clarifying the amendatory instructions for the current regulations under Sections 3162.2 and 3165.3. The amendment for Section 3162.2, paragraph (c), indicates that more than one entity may hold interest in a lease or own operating rights.

Start List of Subjects

List of Subjects

End List of Subjects Start Signature

Dated: May 1, 2001.

Piet deWitt,

Acting Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management.

End Signature Start Amendment Part

Accordingly, the

End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part

1. On page 1892, in the third column, correct the amendatory instruction 12.b for § 3162.2 to read as follows:

End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part

b. Removing in paragraph (c) the phrase “the operating rights owner” and adding in its place the phrase “the lessee(s) and operating rights owner(s)”; (Note: § 3162.2(c) was redesignated as § 3162.2-1(b))

End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part

2. On page 1894, in the second column, renumber instructions 13. and 14. as 15. and 16. respectively.

End Amendment Part End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 01-11877 Filed 5-10-01; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4310-84-M