Prospect means a geologic feature having the potential for mineral deposits.
Source: Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf, 30 CFR 250 (2013). Regulations
“Prospect” with its grammatical variations means search for a petroleum deposit.
Source: The Petroleum and Natural Gas Rules, 1959 (As amended from time to time), India, as amended as of May 2013. Regulations