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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1957 NO. 77 >

The effective date of the provisions of the oil and gas conservation act was ninety days after the 1951 session of the legislature.  The enactment date of the rules and regulations was January 18, 1954.  However, certain provisions of the law and the rules and regulations can be applied to wells drilled prior to 1951.