58 Pa. Stat. § 34

Current through 2024 legislation effective July 1, 2024
Section 34 - Escalation required for alteration to original state

An oil, natural gas or other designation gas well or oil, natural gas or other designation gas lease which does not include a one-eighth metered royalty shall be subject to an escalation equal to one-eighth metered royalty when its original state is altered by new drilling, deeper drilling, redrilling, artificial well stimulation, hydraulic fracturing or any other procedure to increase production. A lease shall not be affected when the well is altered through routine maintenance or cleaning.

58 P.S. § 34

Amended by P.L. 473 2013 No. 66, § 3, eff. 9/7/2013.
1979, July 20, P.L. 183, No. 60, § 2, effective in 60 days.