Rules and Regulations Governing Leasing for Production or Extraction of Oil, Gas and Other Minerals From Onshore State-Owned Lands (Mississippi)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Mississippi


Applies to States or Provinces Mississippi
Name Rules and Regulations Governing Leasing for Production or Extraction of Oil, Gas and Other Minerals From Onshore State-Owned Lands (Mississippi)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Mississippi Major Economic Impact Authority
Primary Website http://www.mississippi.org/assets/docs/community/mineral_rules-regs.pdf
Applicable Jurisdiction Statewide


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.mississippi.org/assets/docs/community/generic_lease_form.pdf


Summary

The Rules and Regulations Governing Leasing for Production or Extraction of Oil, Gas and Other Minerals From Onshore State-Owned Lands is applicable to the natural gas sector. This law delegates the power to lease, for mineral extraction, state owned lands to the Mississippi Major Economic Impact Authority. This law gives the MMEIA the power to place state-owned lands leases up for public bid, and typically will award the land to the highest bidder, or to negotiate noncompetitive lease agreements. The MMEIA will act in the interest of the State, and all leases will be in permitted in coordination with existing regulations and policies.


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Policy Contact

Contact Name Jack Moody
Department Mississippi Development Authority
Division Major Economic Impact Authorty (MMEIA)
Address PO Box 849, Jackson, Mississippi, 39205.




Email minerallease@mississippi.org
Department Natural Resources Program
Division Asset Development Division



Phone 601-359-3449
Fax 601-359-1971
Email minerallease@mississippi.org


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

Authority 1: Mississippi Code Sec. 29-7-1.
Date Effective 2004-07-01


Authority 2: Mississippi Code Sec. 57-75-1.
Date Effective 1989-04-17


Authority 3: Mississippi Code Sec. 53-5-1
Date Effective 1979-04-01















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