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Oil shale mining claims

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production.

Oil shale mining claims

hearing before the Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first session to consider the processing of oil shale mining claims and patents by the Department of the Interior under the Mining Law of 1872, October 16, 1987.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Dept. of the Interior.,
    • Mining law -- United States.,
    • Mining claims -- United States.,
    • Oil-shales -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 100-527
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E5554 1987g
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 304 p.:
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2149113M
      LC Control Number88601809

      The General Mining Act of , as amended, grants all U.S. citizens ages 18 and older the right to locate a mining claim on U.S. federal lands open to mineral entry. Corporations organized under state law can locate and hold mining claims. Lands not open to mineral entry are exempt from the Mining Act and claims can not be filed. 8. Petroleum was originally subject to the mining law and locatable through mining claims. Union Oil Co., 25 L.D. (). The Oil Placer Act of , 29 Stat. , confirmed this decision, making both oil and gas locatable. Oil shale was thus originally locatable under both the Oil Placer Act and the mining .

        Under an mining law, you could file an oil shale claim on public lands. If you maintained that claim over the years as required by the mining . The Lode Mining Law opened the public mineral lands to exploration and development. The law recognized local mining law and provided means for the patenting of mineral veins. The United States purchased Alaska from Russia. The Placer Mining Law provided for the patenting of placer mining claims. The General Mining Law was enacted.

      an, "Intention to Hold Oil Shale Placer Mining Claims", filed of record in the Recorder's Office, Garfield County Court House, Glenwood Springs, Colo. Reception No. , filed on page , of book No. , and which covers these claims as well as others that I own * * *. Exxon has twenty and TOSCO has twelve unpatented oil shale mining claims located in the Piceance Creek Basin in Garfield County, Colorado. Exxon and TOSCO acquired these claims from their previous owners, who had located them prior to Febru , in accordance with the General Mining Law of , 30 U.S.C. §§


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Full text of "Oil shale mining claims: hearing before the Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, first session to consider the processing of oil shale mining claims and patents by the Department of the Interior under the Mining Law ofOcto ".

(4) Oil shale claims (see §); (5) Location of uncommon varieties of mineral materials (see §(b)); (6) Delinquent co-claimants (see part of this chapter); and (7) Mining claims and tunnel sites on Stockraising Homestead Act lands (see part of.

The Eocene Green River Formation of Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming contains the largest oil shale deposits in the world. Oil shale, despite the name, does not actually contain oil, but rather a type of organic matter called kerogen, a precursor of oil that is converted to a type of crude oil when heated to about – ° C.

MINING CLAIMSA mining claim is a parcel of land for which the claimant has asserted a right of possession and the right to develop and extract a discovered, valuable, mineral deposit. This right does not include exclusive surface rights (see Public Law ).There are three basic types of minerals on federally-administered lands: locatable, leasable, and salable.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the holder of a valid oil shale mining claim who has filed a patent application which has been accepted for processing by the Department of the Interior by Octobut has not received first half final certificate for patent by Octomay receive only a patent limited to the oil shale and associated minerals, upon payment of $2.

mining claim is for mineral prospecting, mining or processing operations, and uses reasonably related thereto, which would include erecting and maintaining the necessary structures, workings, machinery, and security measures.

Also, “Use and Occupancy under the Mining Laws” (43 CFR ) covers what can and cannot be done on a mining claim. Congress in expressly provided that lands containing petroleum or other mineral oils could be located under the placer mining laws, thereby giving recognition2 to earlier practice which had been thrown in doubt by an Interior Department ruling.3 The Interior Department as early as took the position that oil shale deposits were also.

The shale oil would then be pumped to the surface. The calculated recovery was billion barrels over the project life. Chevron and Conoco joined in to start the Clear Creek Project, north of Debeque. The plan was to produce shale oil by underground mining and surface retorting.

Federal Unpatented Mining Claims or Sites are located to extract federally owned locatable minerals. The surface management agency is different depending on the location of the mineral deposit.

Colorado's Non-Energy Leasable Mineral Materials program has eight sodium leases and one oil shale research, development and demonstration lease. § Oil shale claims (a) Notice. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, within 60 days from Octothe Secretary of the Interior shall provide notice to each holder of an unpatented oil shale mining claim of the requirements of this Act.

23, active mining claims.closed mining claims. Clays, Calcium, Barium, Uranium, and Two Or More Minerals mines located in Utah. Listing claims originally filed. The Mineral Leasing Act of does preclude the staking of new oil shale mining claims.

But it also permits pre oil shale mining claims to be patented, if the claims. The law books, however, do contain exhaustive cross references. based on an Federal law titled “An Act to Promote the Development of Mineral Resources of the United States”. Mining claim procedures still are based on this law, but the The Mineral Leasing Act of excluded oil, gas, oil shale, native asphalt, bitumen.

low oil shale to be characterized as a locat-able mineral which permitted prospectors to acquire Federal oil shale lands by staking and filing placer mining claims, performing a few hundred dollars worth of work on the claim site, and paying small fees to purchase “pat-ents” that conveyed ownership of both sur-face and mineral rights.

Plaintiff Brown is a Colorado citizen, and is the successor in interest and the alleged owner of certain oil shale placer mining claims in Garfield County, Colorado, known as the Oyler claims (officially the Oyler Oil Shale Placer Mining Claims Nos. Plaintiff The Oil Shale Corporation is a Nevada corporation holding a lease and option to.

Originally published inJohn D. Leshy presents this scholarly study of the Mining Law as a legal treatise and history of mining in the West from the point of view of mineral exploration and production.

This mining law governed the United States mining practice yet had never been changed. The Mining Law attempts to highlight the role of policy and government as well as the .Oil shale is an organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock containing kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds) from which liquid hydrocarbons can be produced, called shale oil (not to be confused with tight oil—crude oil occurring naturally in shales).

Shale oil is a substitute for conventional crude oil; however, extracting shale oil from oil shale is more costly than the.

Extracting and processing shale oil is an expensive and difficult process. Coal, petroleum, and natural gas are less expensive to extract. Australia, Brazil, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, and South Africa began mining oil shale in the 19th and 20th centuries, but they all stopped production by the s.

The U.S. ceased production in the early s.