TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE

TITLE 3. OIL AND GAS

SUBTITLE A. ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 89. ABANDONED WELLS

SUBCHAPTER E. ENFORCEMENT; JUDICIAL REVIEW



§ 89.121. ENFORCEMENT BY COMMISSION.
     (a) In addition to the powers specifically granted to the commission under this chapter, the commission may enforce this chapter or any rule or order of the commission adopted under this chapter in the same manner and on the same conditions as provided in the other chapters of Title 3 of this code.
     (b) Civil penalties collected for violations of this chapter or of rules relating to plugging that are adopted under this code shall be deposited in the state oil-field cleanup fund.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2555, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 5251, ch. 967, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1983; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 603, § 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.

§ 89.122. APPEAL TO COURTS.
     Any person affected by the provisions of this chapter may sue to test the validity of any order adopted by the commission under this chapter in the same manner, on the same conditions, and to the same court or courts as prescribed for suits testing the validity of orders of the commission adopted under the general oil conservation statutes of this state.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2555, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.