Chapter 79.14 RCW

MINERAL, COAL, OIL, AND GAS LEASES

Sections

PART 1
OIL AND GAS
79.14.010Definitions.
79.14.020Leases authorizedTermsDuration.
79.14.030Rental feesMinimum royalties.
79.14.040Compensation to owners of private rights and to state for surface damage.
79.14.050Drilling operations beyond lease termLease provisions.
79.14.060Surrender of leaseLiability.
79.14.070Royalties.
79.14.080Leases of land within a geologic structure.
79.14.090Cancellation or forfeiture of leasesNew leases.
79.14.100Cooperative or unit plansCommunization or drilling agreements.
79.14.110Customary provisions in leases.
79.14.120Rules.
79.14.130Wells to be located minimum distance from boundariesException.
79.14.140Rights-of-way over public landsPayment for timber.
79.14.150Sales of timberRules.
79.14.160Development after discovery.
79.14.170Spacing and offsetting of wells.
79.14.180Lands may be withheld from leasing.
79.14.190Payment of royalty shareRoyalty in kind.
79.14.200Prior permits validatedRelinquishment for new leases.
79.14.210Assignments and subleases of leases.
79.14.220Appeal from rulings of commissioner.
PART 2
PROSPECTING AND MINING
79.14.300Prospecting and mining contractsAuthority.
79.14.310Prospecting and miningPublic auction of mining contracts.
79.14.315Recreational prospecting permits.
79.14.320Department may adopt rules.
79.14.330Prospecting leaseApplication fee.
79.14.340Compensation for loss or damage to surface rights.
79.14.350Prospecting leasesTermRentConditions.
79.14.360Conversion to mining contract.
79.14.370Prospecting and miningLessee's rights and duties.
79.14.380Prospecting and miningTermination for default.
79.14.390Prospecting leases and mining contractsForm, terms, conditions.
79.14.400Prospecting and miningReclamation of premises.
79.14.410Prospecting and miningMinimum royalty.
79.14.420Mining contractsRenewal of contract.
79.14.430Prospecting and miningConsolidation.
79.14.440Prospecting and miningDisclosure of information.
79.14.450Prospecting and miningDisposition of materials not covered by lease or contract.
PART 3
COAL MINING
79.14.470Leases and option contracts authorized.
79.14.480Application for option contractFee.
79.14.490Investigation and issue of option contract.
79.14.500Damage to surface owner or lessee.
79.14.510LeaseApplication, terms, royalties.
79.14.520Lease without option contract.
79.14.530Confidential information.
79.14.540Use and sale of materials from land.
79.14.550Suspension of miningTermination of lease.
79.14.560Condition of premises on termination.
79.14.570Re-leaseProcedurePreference rights.
79.14.580Waste prohibited.
79.14.900Severability1955 c 131.

NOTES:

Franchises on county roads and bridges: Chapter 36.55 RCW.
Gas and hazardous liquid pipelines: Chapter 81.88 RCW.
Interstate oil compact commission, governor may join: RCW 43.06.015.
Oil and gas conservation: Chapter 78.52 RCW.
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