Oil and Gas- Leases to remove or recover (Pennsylvania)

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Place Pennsylvania


Name Oil and Gas- Leases to remove or recover (Pennsylvania)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us/dsweb/Get/Document-83594/minimum_royalty_act.pdf

Last Review 2014-09-15


This act states that a lease or agreement conveying the right to remove or recover oil, natural gas or gas of any other designation from lessor to lessee shall not be valid if such lease does not guarantee the lessor at least one-eighth royalty of all oil, natural gas or gas of other designations removed or recovered from the subject real property.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Central Office
Department Environmental Protection
Division Bureau of Oil and Gas Management
Address P.O. Box 8785, Harrisburg, PA, 17105

Phone 717-772-2199

Email ra-epoilandgas@pa.gov
Website http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/oil_and_gas/6003

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Pennsylvania Law 183, No. 60

Date Enacted 1979