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DOI/BLM RIN: 1004-AE14 Publication ID: Fall 2014 
Title: Venting and Flaring: Waste Prevention and Use of Produced Oil and Gas for Beneficial Purposes 
Abstract:

This new order would establish standards to limit the waste of vented and flared gas and to define the appropriate use of oil and gas for beneficial use. This order would, among other things, delineate which activities qualify for beneficial use, minimize the amount of venting and flaring that takes place on oil and gas production facilities on Federal and Indian lands, and establish standards for determining avoidable versus unavoidable losses.

 
Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3164.1   
Legal Authority: 25 USC 396d    25 USC 2107    30 USC 189    30 USC 306    30 USC 359    30 USC 1751    43 USC 1732(b)    43 USC 1733    43 USC 1740   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/00/2015 
Final Action  04/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Steven Wells
Division Chief, Fluid Minerals Division
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Land Management
Room 2134 LM, 20 M Street SE,
Washington, DC 20003
Phone:202 912-7143
Fax:202 912-7194
Email: s1wells@blm.gov