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§ 3-2101. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: October 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 21. Offshore Drilling Liability Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2018
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-2101
§ 3-2101. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b)(1) “Gas” means any natural gas or other fluid hydrocarbons that are produced from a natural reservoir.
(2) “Gas” includes:
(i) Carbon dioxide; and
(ii) Hydrogen sulfide.
Offshore drilling activity
(c) “Offshore drilling activity” means:
(1) The exploration, development, or production of oil or gas in, on, or under the federal outer continental shelf waters; and
(2) Transporting oil or gas by pipeline, ship, or otherwise from a specific site of exploration, development, or production of oil or gas on the federal outer continental shelf.
(d) “Oil” means oil of any kind or in any form, including petroleum, petroleum by-products, fuel oil, sludge, crude oil, oil refuse, and oil mixed with wastes.


Added by Acts 2018, c. 626, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-2101, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-2101
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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