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DOI/BLM RIN: 1004-AE16 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Onshore Oil and Gas Order 4: Oil Measurement 

Onshore Order 4 establishes minimum standards to ensure liquid hydrocarbons are accurately measured and reported. This Order was last updated in 1989, and since then changes in technology have allowed for more accurate fluid measurement. This order will incorporate current industry standards and allow for the use of new technology.

Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 43 CFR 3164.1   
Legal Authority: 25 U.S.C. 396(d)    25 U.S.C. 2107    30 U.S.C. 189    30 U.S.C. 306    30 U.S.C. 359    30 U.S.C. 1751    43 U.S.C. 1732(b)    43 U.S.C. 1733    43 U.S.C. 1740   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/30/2015  80 FR 58952   
NPRM Comment Period Extended  11/23/2015  80 FR 72943   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/30/2015 
NPRM Comment Period Extended End  12/14/2015 
Final Action  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
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