Those who own land in Louisiana that sits above gas and oil stores have the property rights to those valuable resources. This is pretty basic property law. However, oil and gas laws do not necessarily abide by basic property laws. According to oil and gas laws, it is possible to claim the property rights to these stores if one's well draws them up from neighboring land. How does this work?
Louisiana is home to various natural resources that are needed by the United States and sought after by certain companies. Oil and gas, for example, can be found in abundance here. Those who are landowners of property where these substances are located may find themselves dealing with a number of legal issues. Having an attorney who has experience with oil and gas law can be beneficial when these issues arise.