The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28] Page: 62 of 2,111
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54 GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.
impair or abridge or delay any cause of action for damages, or
other relief, any owner of any land or any producer of crude
petroleum oil or natural gas, or any other party at interest, may
have or assert against any party violating any rule, regulation
or order of the Commission, or any judgment herein mentioned.
Any party owning any interest in any property or production
which may be damaged by any other party violating this Act
or any other Statute of this State prohibiting waste or violating
any valid rule, regulation or order of the Commission, may
sue for and recover such damages, and have such other relief
as he may be entitled to in law or in equity.
SEC. 14. The purchase, transportation or handling of crude
petroleum oil or natural gas produced from any property in
excess of the amount allowed by any statute or any rule, regulation
or order of the Commission is hereby prohibited, and
the Commission shall have power to enjoin any violation of this
SEC. 15. Article 6029 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925
is hereby amended so that it shall hereafter read as follows:
Article 6029.-Rules and Regulations-The Commission shall
make and enforce rules and regulations for the conservation of
oil and gas.
1. To prevent the physical waste, as hereinbefore defined,
of oil and gas in drilling and producing operations and in the
storage, piping and distribution thereof.
2. To require dry or abandoned wells to be plugged in such
way as to confine oil, gas, and water in the strata in which they
are found and to prevent them from escaping into other strata.
3. For the drilling of wells and preserving a record thereof.
4. To require such wells to be drilled in such manner as to
prevent injury to adjoining property.
5. To prevent oil and gas and water from escaping from the
strata in which they are found into other strata.
6. To establish rules and regulations for shooting wells and
for separating oil from gas.
7. To require records to be kept and reports made by oil and
gas drillers, operators, and pipe line companies and by its inspectors.
8. It shall do all things necessary to prevent physical waste
of oil and gas as hereinbefore defined whether herein enumerated
or not and shall establish such rules and regulations as will be
necessary to carry into effect this law and to conserve the oil and
gas of this State by preventing physical waste as herein defined.
SEC. 16. Nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to
relieve any party from the duties and obligations imposed by
Chapter 36, page 17, of the Acts of the Forty-first Legislature
at its Fifth Called Session, commonly known as the Common Purchaser
Act and all amendments thereto, nor to modify or change
any provisions of said Acts. Nothing in this Act contained shall
modify or change in any way the terms and provisions of Senate
Bill No. 337, passed by the Forty-second Legislature at its regular
Session, commonly known as the Marginal Well Bill. This
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1931-1933 [Volume 28], book, 1933; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17293/m1/62/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .