TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE

TITLE 3. OIL AND GAS

SUBTITLE A. ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 88. CONTROL OF OIL PROPERTY

SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS



§ 88.001. DEFINITIONS.
     In this chapter:
          (1) "Commission" means the Railroad Commission of Texas.
          (2) "Governmental agent" or "governmental agency" means the Railroad Commission of Texas and any other administrative governmental board and governmental agent to which the legislature delegates the duty of supervising the production of oil and gas in the State of Texas.
          (3) "Oil property" means a well producing oil, gas, or oil and gas, and any group of such contiguous wells of any number owned, operated, or controlled as a producing unit by the same person in the same locality, and any leasehold estate to the extent that it is owned, operated, and controlled by the same person.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2547, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.