The actual report gives a review of the results of exploration and production of oil and gas and underground gas storage in Germany.
Whoever wishes to mine freely mineable resources requires a production licence for this according to § 8 of the Mining Law or the mining proprietorship (more recently) according to § 9 of the Mining Law. Licences are granted by the responsible authorities.
This deals with mining authorizations issued before 1982 that have been incorporated into the new law after the Federal Mining Law came into effect. The following authorization forms are still of practical significance today
Whoever wishes to mine freely mineable resources requires a production licence according to § 8 of the Mining Law or the mining proprietorship (more recently) according to § 9 of the Mining Law. Licences are granted by the responsible authorities.
Whoever wishes to explore for freely mineable resources (exploration = the search for mineable resources or establishment of the extent of mineable resources) requires an exploration licence according to § 7 of the Mining Law. Exploration licences are granted by the responsible authorities.
The search for economically meaningful natural resources like for example hydrocarbon, coal, lignite, potash and rock salt and their mining are subjected to the regulations of the Federal Mining Law in Germany.
The LBEG provides maps in the Internet as WMS (Web map service or Internet map service) in a set of selectable projections. Therefore, the maps of the LBEG can be displayed directly in different applications. Legends are available as well by the WMS.
With its map server cardo.map the LBEG provides data from the following topics:Soil mapping, Geology, Hydrogeology, Raw Materials, Engineering Geology and Abandoned Waste Sites.
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