Oil and gas law in the United States
Oil and gas law in the United States is the branch of law that pertains to the acquisition and ownership rights in oil and gas both under the soil before discovery and after its capture, and adjudicat...
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Habendum clause
A habendum clause is a clause in a deed or lease that defines the type of interest and rights to be enjoyed by the grantee or lessee. In a deed, a habendum clause usually begins with the words "to ha...
Firm service
Firm services, also called uninterruptible services, are services, such as electricity and natural gas supplies, that are intended to be available at all times during a period covered by an agreement....
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Mineral rights
Mineral Rights are property rights to exploit an area for the minerals it harbors. Mineral rights can be separate from property ownership.
Ownership of mineral rights (more properly "mineral inter...
Correlative rights doctrine
The correlative rights doctrine is a legal doctrine limiting the rights of landowners to a common source of groundwater (such as an aquifer) to a reasonable share, typically based on the amount of lan...
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Oil and gas agreement
The oil and gas industry operates in countries throughout the world in accordance with a number of different types of agreements. These agreements generally fall into one of four categories (or a com...
Railroad Commission of Texas
The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC; also sometimes called the Texas Railroad Commission, TRC) is the state agency that regulates the oil and gas industry, gas utilities, pipeline safety, safety in ...
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Iraq oil law (2007)
The Iraq Oil Law, also referred to as the Iraq Hydrocarbon Law was legislation submitted to the Iraqi Council of Representatives in May 2007.
The legislation started when the U.S.-backed Iraqi cab...
Rule of capture
The rule of capture or law of capture is common law from England, adopted by a number of U.S. jurisdictions, that establishes a rule of non-liability and ownership of captured natural resources inclu...
Petroleum fiscal regime
The petroleum fiscal regime of a country is a set of laws, regulations and agreements which governs the economical benefits derived from petroleum exploration and production. The regime regulates tran...
Landman (oil worker)
In the United States and Canada, a landman or "petroleum landman" is an individual who performs various services for oil and gas exploration companies. According to the website of the American Associa...
North American Oil Consolidated v. Burnet
North American Oil Consolidated v. Burnet, 286 U.S. 417 (1932), was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court that established the claim of right doctrine.
This case involved the Nort...