Title 52 - Oil & Gas Code

§52-58. Acceptance of laws and plats to be filed.


Before any corporation, joint stock company, partnership or person, shall have, possess, enjoy or exercise the right of eminent domain, right-of-way, right to locate, maintain or operate pipelines, fixtures or equipment thereunto belonging, or used in connection therewith, as authorized by the provisions of this article, or shall have, possess, enjoy or exercise any right (the word "right" in this connection being used in its most comprehensive legal sense) conferred by this article, every such corporation, joint stock company, partnership or other person shall file in the office of the Corporation Commission a proper and explicit authorized acceptance of the provisions of this article, and the Constitution of this state, and, in cases of pipe lines, a plat showing in detail the points within this state between which, and the route along which, the trunk lines are proposed to be constructed, the intended size and capacity thereof, and the location and capacity of all pumping stations, gate valves, check valves and connections and appliances of all kinds used, or to be used, on said trunk lines; and upon demand of the Corporation Commission, the proper parties, as required by said Commission, shall promptly file a plat showing in detail all the lines owned and operated by them respectively, with full and explicit information as to their capacity, size and location, and the capacity of their pumping stations, gate valves, check valves and connections, of all kinds, required or used in the operation thereof.

R.L. 1910, § 4311.