“To explore” means to undertake standard practices in searching for petroleum by employing geological, geophysical, and other surveys; and also includes to undertake drilling for stratigraphic tests in order to determine the existence of petroleum and its extent, to define the boundaries of petroleum reservoirs or to obtain other essential data which are necessary to petroleum production.
Source: Law of Information Energy, Petroleum Act B.E. 2514 (1971), Thailand, as of June 2013. Legislation
- when used in relation to petroleum—has a meaning affected by subsection 19(1); or
- when used in relation to a potential greenhouse gas storage formation—has a meaning affected by subsections 19(2) and (3); or
- when used in relation to a potential greenhouse gas injection site—has a meaning affected by subsection 19(4).
Source: Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, Australia, amended 2012. Legislation