“Mineral estate” means an estate in or ownership of all or part of the minerals underlying a specified tract of land.
Source: Control of Oil and Gas Resources, North Dakota Century Code, Title 38, Chapter 8, February 2013. Legislation
“Mineral estate” is the most complete ownership of oil and gas recognized in law and includes the mineral interests and the royalty interests.
Source: Oil and Gas, New Mexico Administrative Code Title 19, Chapter 15, January 2013. Regulations