Office of Mineral Resources

Leasing Manual

How to Acquire a Mineral Lease on State and State Agency Lands and Water Bottoms in the State of Louisiana


Step 9: Issuance and Execution of State and State Agency Mineral Lease Contracts after the State Mineral Lease Sale

G. Request for Proof of Three-Mile Boundary

A party may request proof that a particular state mineral lease interest is within the three-mile limit of the Louisiana coastline by using the official form published by the Office of Mineral Resources which may be found online at OMR Forms page. Proof of Three-Mile Boundary consists of a certificate issued by the Office of Mineral Resources certifying that the lease interest is situated landward of the State of Louisiana’s three-mile boundary line as established by the 1975 decree of the United States Supreme Court. There is a fee of five dollars ($5.00) for providing Proof of Three-Mile Boundary. LSA-R.S. 30:126(B).