subsurface rights


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subsurface rights

See mineral rights.

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ConocoPhillips Alaska also started production in October at its CD5 drill site in the Colville Delta Unit of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska on surface lands owned by Kuukpik Corporation, the village corporation for Nuiqsut, and subsurface rights owned by Arctic Slope Regional Corporation.
Because the Commonwealth does not control 80 percent of the subsurface rights, state parks have been vulnerable to gas drilling but have likely escaped harm because the gas companies and other parties that own the rights surely understand the affinity that Pennsylvanians have for the parks and the controversy that would ensue.
The property owners suing PSE are contending that the Port only had rights to the corridor's ground surface, but divested the aerial and subsurface rights to PSE as well.
1) it transfers subsurface rights to claims holders, arguably threatening RRDC's asserted aboriginal title, and
Even if the government itself undertakes the cleanup, there are a variety of legal tools available to seek the recovery of costs from the property owners/ lessors who are liable because either they own part or all of the impacted property and its subsurface rights, or were involved in allowing the drilling operation to use their property or subsurface formations for such operations, thus contributing to the alleged harm.
The project developer must acquire not only surface property rights but also subsurface rights.
Mexico is the one country (besides the United States) where citizens once owned the subsurface rights to minerals.
The author and his colleagues played a major role here as they attended meetings in isolated communities and delineated pockets of subsurface rights that they felt should be part of any agreement.
The taking of their subsurface rights eliminates or at least inhibits their ability to sell for this use.
Here's the Anderson solution: "Radical environmental groups desiring to 'lock up' petroleum or other mineral resources c ould bid directly for those subsurface rights against commercial enterprises for the purpose of preventing development of those resources.
Planning argued that during the bankruptcy period of the railroad, when adjoining parcels including the Yale Club and the Roosevelt Hotel site were sold, while the Terminal had retained the subsurface rights, it wasn't sufficient to meet a requirement for a chain of tax lots under common ownership.
This concession provides surface and subsurface rights to RQST on this perfectly located property until 2057.