MINES AND MINING
47-1601. Geothermal resources — Land leases — Authorization. The state board of land commissioners is hereby authorized and empowered to issue geothermal resource leases for terms of up to forty-nine (49) years on any state or school lands which may contain geothermal resources, together with the right to use and occupy so much of the surface of said land as may be required for all purposes reasonably incident to the prospecting for, exploration for, drilling or other well construction for, and production of geothermal resources.
[47-1601, added 1972, ch. 182, sec. 1, p. 467; am. 2011, ch. 61, sec. 1, p. 136.]