Title 52 - Oil & Gas Code

§52-318. Remedial work - Contracts upon competitive bids.


When the Corporation Commission undertakes to plug, replug, or repair any well or wells as authorized and provided in Sections 309 and 310 of this title, all such remedial work shall be done by contracts let upon competitive bids. Except for expenditures made from the Corporation Commission Plugging Fund, the Commission shall not expend from the Oil and Gas Revolving Fund or any other fund in the State Treasury, in any fiscal year, for the purposes herein provided, an amount of money in excess of the total sum specifically authorized annually by the Legislature for such purposes. Provided any monies received by the Commission through execution on any required surety shall not be subject to such limitation on expenditure for plugging, replugging or repairing any well or wells.

Added by Laws 1970, c. 217, § 3, emerg. eff. April 15, 1970. Amended by Laws 1989, c. 381, § 2, emerg. eff. June 7, 1989; Laws 1990, c. 107, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1990; Laws 1997, c. 275, § 1, eff. July 9, 1997.