RS 31:114     

CHAPTER 7.  THE MINERAL LEASE

PART 1.  THE NATURE OF THE MINERAL LEASE

§114.  Nature of mineral lease; creation on noncontiguous tracts; effect of unit operations

A mineral lease is a contract by which the lessee is granted the right to explore for and produce minerals.  A single lease may be created on two or more noncontiguous tracts of land, and operations on the land burdened by the lease or land unitized therewith sufficient to maintain the lease according to its terms will continue it in force as to the entirety of the land burdened.  

Acts 1974, No. 50, §114, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.