3560 State Lands Commission
Program Descriptions


The State Lands Commission oversees efficient development of mineral resources that are located on state lands. The Commission also monitors the development and operation of the Long Beach tidelands oil field. The objectives of the Mineral Resources Management Program are to manage the orderly extraction of oil, gas, geothermal resources and other minerals; maximize the revenue generated consistent with the best interests of the state, and ensure that public safety and environmental protection are maintained at the highest possible standards in the development of these resources.