Petroleum Resources Act

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This Act governs the development of petroleum resources, …

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6. In this Act,
“geophysical surveying” means any method of exploration for petroleum or underground reservoirs by indirect measurement of the physical properties of the subsoil effected on the surface of the ground or in the air, particularly seismic reflection, seismic refraction, gravimetric, magnetic or resistivity surveying and any other geophysical method used to indirectly determine any characteristic of the subsoil;
“oil” means crude oil, regardless of gravity, produced at a wel...

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