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Commingling of State Leases or Units


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Surface commingling is the surface mixing of the production from two or more lease tracts and/or unit participating areas into a common manifold, separator, tank, and/or gathering system prior to royalty measurement. In Texas, surface commingling generally involves the surface commingling of two or more Texas Railroad Commission Lease IDs.

The lessee of a state lease shall obtain written permission from the GLO before surface commingling oil or gas production from a state lease or pooled unit with either private lease production or production from another state lease or pooled state unit.