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Mineral estates of unknown or missing owners. Establishes a procedure that allows a person that: (1) is engaged in the production or development of a mineral; and (2) owns or leases a property interest in an area within the boundaries of a proposed production unit established by spacing regulations of the division of oil and gas, which the person seeks to develop, or the mineral estate adjacent to, adjoining, or contiguous to the mineral interest of an unknown or missing owner of the mineral interest; to bring an action in court that allows the person to enter into a lease Mineral estates of unknown or missing owners. Establishes a procedure that allows a person that: (1) is engaged in the production or development of a mineral; and (2) owns or leases a property interest in an area within the boundaries of a proposed production unit established by spacing regulations of the division of oil and gas, which the person seeks to develop, or the mineral estate adjacent to, adjoining, or contiguous to the mineral interest of an unknown or missing owner of the mineral interest; to bring an action in court that allows the person to enter into a lease to produce and develop the mineral interest of the unknown or missing owner. ... View more