The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 29: Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 14: NATURAL GAS AND OIL CONSERVATION

Sub-Chapter 04: State Oil And Gas Leases

29 V.S.A. § 535. State reservation of oil, gas and minerals



§ 535. State reservation of oil, gas and minerals

Each agricultural, timber, or other lease of any surface interest in state lands, and each mineral lease not for oil and gas purposes, shall reserve to the state all oil, gas, and other minerals not intended to be leased, and the right to drill and operate oil and gas wells on the premises and the easement, use and right of way to enter upon and fully enjoy the rights reserved in this section. (Added 1981, No. 240 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 28, 1982.)