‘Mineral’ means mineral existing in its natural strata and includes oil, natural gas (but not landfill gas), coal bed methane, coal, fluorspar, gypsum, lead, potash, anhydrite, salt, tin, rocks, clays and other minerals. It does not include water with the exception of water extracted from or returned to natural strata in connection with the exploration or extraction of minerals.
Source: A Guide to the Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995, Guidance on Regulations (UK HSE L72), Second Edition, 2008. Regulatory Guidance
“Minerals” means oil and gas.
Source: Control of Oil and Gas Resources, North Dakota Century Code, Title 38, Chapter 8, February 2013. Legislation
Minerals include oil, gas, sulphur, geopressured-geothermal and associated resources, and all other minerals that are authorized by an Act of Congress to be produced.
Source: Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf, 30 CFR 250 (2013). Regulations
Oil and/or gas.
Source: Oil and Gas Division, Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Chapter 3, February 2013. Regulations
Minerals includes oil, gas, sulphur, geopressured-geothermal and associated resources, and all other minerals which are authorized by an Act of Congress to be produced from “public lands” as defined in section 103 of the Federal Lands Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1702(e)).
Source: Outer Continental Shelf Activities, 33 CFR 140-147 (2013). Regulations
Investment is deemed to mean the commitment of obligations with respect to the purchase of capital equipment, and the making of production costs with respect to a capital equipment, to the extent those obligations and costs are for the account of the holder or the co-holder.
Source: Mining Act of the Netherlands, Netherlands, 2003 (as amended up to 2012). Legislation
“Minerals” have the meaning assigned to them in the Mines Act, 1952, and include mineral oils and stowing sand but do not include petroleum.
Source: The Petroleum Mineral Pipelines (Acquisition of Right of User in Land) Act, 1962, Act No. 50 of 1962, India, as amended as of May 2013. Legislation