2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 31 - Mineral Code
RS 31:8 - RIGHTS OF LANDOWNERS TO EXPLORE FOR AND

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 31:8 (2018)

PART 3. RIGHTS OF LANDOWNERS TO EXPLORE FOR AND

PRODUCE MINERALS AND LIMITATIONS THEREON

§8. Landowner's right of enjoyment for mineral extraction

A landowner may use and enjoy his property in the most unlimited manner for the purpose of discovering and producing minerals, provided it is not prohibited by law. He may reduce to possession and ownership all of the minerals occurring naturally in a liquid or gaseous state that can be obtained by operations on or beneath his land even though his operations may cause their migration from beneath the land of another.

Acts 1974, No. 50, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.

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