2010 US Code
Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle C - Navy and Marine Corps
PART IV - GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 641 - NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVES
Sec. 7424 - Protection of oil reserves; contracts for conservation

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle C - Navy and Marine Corps
PART IV - GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 641 - NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVES
Sec. 7424 - Protection of oil reserves; contracts for conservation
Containssection 7424
Date2010
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 7, 2011
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 458; Pub. L. 87-796, §1(4), Oct. 11, 1962, 76 Stat. 904; Pub. L. 94-258, title II, §201(5), Apr. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 309; Pub. L. 96-513, title V, §513(32)(A), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2933.
Statutes at Large References41 Stat. 813
52 Stat. 1252
58 Stat. 282
76 Stat. 904
90 Stat. 309
94 Stat. 2933
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 87-796, Public Law 94-258, Public Law 96-513


§7424. Protection of oil reserves; contracts for conservation

(a) To consolidate and protect the oil lands owned by the United States, the Secretary may—

(1) contract with owners and lessees of land inside or adjoining naval petroleum reserves for—

(A) conservation of oil and gas; and

(B) compensation for estimated drainage in lieu of drilling or operating offset wells; and


(2) acquire privately owned lands or leases inside Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1 by exchange of—

(A) lands of the United States inside Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1;

(B) the right to royalty production from any of the naval petroleum reserves; and

(C) the right to any money due the United States as a result of the wrongful extraction of petroleum products from lands inside Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1.


(b) The Secretary shall report annually to Congress all agreements under this section.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 458; Pub. L. 87–796, §1(4), Oct. 11, 1962, 76 Stat. 904; Pub. L. 94–258, title II, §201(5), Apr. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 309; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, §513(32)(A), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2933.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
7424 34 U.S.C. 524 (4th par., less 1st proviso). June 4, 1920, ch. 228 (4th par., less 1st proviso, of amended 3d and 4th provisos), 41 Stat. 813; June 30, 1938, ch. 851, §1, 52 Stat. 1252; June 17, 1944, ch. 262, 58 Stat. 282.
Amendments

1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–513 substituted “Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1” for “naval petroleum reserve numbered 1” wherever appearing.

1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–258 struck out “of the Navy” after “Secretary”, “and oil shale” after “petroleum” in par. (1), and “in the ground” after “conservation” in subpar. (A) of par. (1).

1962—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 87–796 inserted provisions in cl. (1) empowering the Secretary to contract with owners and lessees of land inside or adjoining oil shale reserves.

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

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