Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-480) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The rule of capture : naming and blaming 2. The leading cases and their legal background 3. Practice and belief in the early petroleum industry 4. The mineral water industry in France : protection and competition 5. Asphalt in Trinidad : digging your neighbour's pitch 6. America's early oil rivals : petroleum and property rights in Galicia, Romania, and Russia 7. Correlative rights and the beginnings of conservation 8. Oil and gas in the public lands 9. Conservation regulation and the institutionalization of capture 10. Securing unified national control of petroleum resources 11. Capture revivified? : competitive acreage allocation by governments 12. The cross-boundary petroleum deposit as a federal and international issue 13. The least worst property rule?