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
(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,