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DOI/BLM RIN: 1004-AE17 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Onshore Oil and Gas Order 5: Gas Measurement 

Onshore Order 5 establishes minimum standards to ensure gas is accurately measured and reported. This Order was last updated in 1989, and since then changes in technology have allowed for more accurate gas measurement. This Order will incorporate current industry standards, establish minimum standards for areas currently not measured, and establish requirements for more detailed reporting.

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: 43 U.S.C. 1732(b)    43 U.S.C. 1733    43 U.S.C. 1740    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   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/13/2015  80 FR 61646   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/14/2015 
Final Action  11/00/2016 
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