Summary of Operations, California Oil Fields: Annual Report of the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, Volume 7 (Google eBook)

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California State Mining Bureau, 1921 - Geothermal resources
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Page 66 - If any section, subsection, subdivision, sentence, clause or phrase of this act is for any reason held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this act. The legislature hereby declares that it would have passed this act, and each section, subsection...
Page 56 - In case of disobedience on the part of any person or persons to comply with any order of the commission or any commissioner or any subpoena, or on the refusal of any witness to testify to any matter regarding which he may be lawfully interrogated, it shall be the duty of the circuit court Ľof any county, or the judge thereof, on application of a commissioner, to compel obedience by attachment proceedings...
Page 56 - The commission or any commissioner or any party may, in any investigation or hearing before the commission, cause the deposition of witnesses residing within or without the state to be taken in the manner prescribed by law for like depositions in civil actions...
Page 61 - ... of this act, which form shall be mailed in duplicate to the person, firm, corporation or association owning property or assessed under the provisions of this act. SEC. 29. Every person, firm, corporation or association chargeable under the provisions of this act, shall within ten days after the first Monday in March of each year, report to and file with the state mineralogist, a report in such form as said officer may prescribe, giving any and all items of information as may be demanded by said...
Page 64 - General must prosecute such action, and the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure relating to service of summons, pleadings, proofs, trials, and appeals are applicable to the proceedings herein provided for.
Page 66 - SEC. 53. This act shall be liberally construed to meet its purposes and the supervisor shall have all powers which may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this act, but the provisions of this act shall not apply to any land or wells situated within the boundaries of an incorporated city where the drilling of oil wells is prohibited.
Page 53 - SEC. 3. That for the purposes of this act the state shall be divided into registration districts as follows: Each city, each incorporated town, and each township * shall constitute a primary registration district...
Page 58 - It shall be the duty of the owner of any well referred to in this act, before abandoning the same, or before removing the rig, derrick or other operating structure therefrom, or removing any portion of the casing therefrom, to use every effort and endeavor in accordance with methods approved by the supervisor, to shut off and exclude all water from entering oil-bearing strata encountered in the well.
Page 56 - ... by the remaining commissioners of such district. . Upon any subject in which any commissioner is personally interested, or upon which any corporation, copartnership, association or individual by whom he is employed is directly interested as a party, such commissioner shall not be entitled to sit or vote. The board of commissioners shall be entitled to call upon the supervisor for advice, and written report upon any matter referred to the board of commissioners, and the supervisor shall be entitled...
Page 51 - An act establishing and creating a department of the state mining bureau for the protection, of the natural resources of petroleum and gas from waste and destruction through improper operations in production; providing for the appointment of a state oil and gas supervisor...

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