University of Colorado at Boulder
BMP of Oil and Gas Development

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Citation Label: GEN016
Publication Name: BLM Best Management Practices
Publication Type: Website
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Author Name: Bureau of Land Management
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Publication Year: 2000
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Annotation: This BLM BMP website contains extensive resources on oil and gas BMPs, including the Gold Book, BMP technical information on a variety of resources, awards, and split-estate requirements.
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Recommended: The document is a broad overview of possible BMPs, to be required or not by individual Resource Management Plans. "Best management practices (BMPs) are state-of-the-art mitigation measures applied to oil and natural gas drilling and production to help ensure that energy development is conducted in an environmentally responsible manner." ( homepage)
Ownership: Ownership: Private, state, and federal. The document contains broad recommendations pertaining to the entire industry, not to specific situations or locations.