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55-210. Same; enforcement of liens. All liens for labor and materials furnished to owners of leaseholds for oil and gas purposes, as may be provided by law, shall be enforced in the same manner, and notice of the same shall be given in the same manner (whether by the contractor, subcontractor, the materialman or laborer) as may be provided by law for enforcing liens of mechanics and others against real estate. All other liens and mortgages on leaseholds for oil and gas purposes shall be enforced and foreclosed in the same manner as may be provided by law for enforcing liens and mortgages against real estate. After sale of the property there shall be no redemption, and the sheriff shall make a formal conveyance of all the property so sold to the purchaser, in one deed of conveyance.

History: R.S. 1923, 55-210; December 27.

Source or prior law:

For prior law repealed by R. S. 1923, see L. 1909, ยง 3.

Revisor's Note:

See "Revision note, 1923" under 55-209.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

Mechanics liens against leasehold and equipment, J. B. McKay, 8 J.B.A.K. 63 (1939).

The nature of mining leases and agreements, 1 K.L.R. 364, 367 (1953).

Developments in debtor-creditor law between 1965 and 1969, Robert B. Morton, 18 K.L.R. 351, 372 (1970).

Mineral lease exemptions from UCC coverage for security purposes, Bryan E. Nelson, 23 K.L.R. 367, 369 (1975).

"Recent Developments in Kansas Oil and Gas Law," Philip E. DeLaTorre, 32 K.L.R. 595, 608 (1984).


1. Effect of statute is to incorporate provisions of general mechanic's lien law. Marion Machine Co. v. Allen, 119 K. 770, 772, 241 P. 450.

2. Proportionate payment of liens where proceeds insufficient. Pickering Lumber Co. v. Eisenhour, 125 K. 738, 740, 264 P. 144.

3. Affirmative action to remove cloud occasioned by barred lien proper; 60-1802 applied. Troxell v. Cleveland Oil Co., 145 K. 658, 662, 66 P.2d 545.

4. Oil and gas leasehold mortgage filed as realty fixed lien, when. Riverview State Bank v. Ernest, 198 F.2d 876, 878.

5. Construed with respect to subcontractors and notice requirement of 60-1103. Mountain Iron & Supply Co. v. Branum, 200 K. 38, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 434 P.2d 1015.

6. Referred to; oil and gas leases treated as realty for purpose of enforcing mechanic's and other liens. Ingram v. Ingram, 214 K. 415, 419, 421, 422, 521 P.2d 254.

7. A supplier to a materialman is afforded no protection under the oil and gas lien statutes. Interlake, Inc. v. Kansas Power & Light, 7 K.A.2d 16, 637 P.2d 464. Reversed: 231 K. 251, 253, 256, 257, 644 P.2d 385 (1982).

8. Statute does not mandate classification of oil and gas as real estate for purposes of judgment lien statute. Utica Nat'l Bank & Trust Co. v. Marney, 233 K. 432, 434, 661 P.2d 1246 (1983).

9. Overriding royalty interest not subject to attachment of subsequent oil and gas mechanic's lien. DaMac Drilling, Inc. v. Shoemake, 11 K.A.2d 38, 46, 48, 713 P.2d 480 (1986).

10. Oil and gas leasehold interests as real property under statutes pertaining to recording instruments conveying or affecting real estate examined. In re Cascade Oil Co., Inc., 65 B.R. 35, 41 (1986).

11. Oil and gas mechanic's lien rights not affected by general lien statutes; to be strictly construed against claimant. Sfeld Engineering, Inc. v. Franklin Supply Co., 247 K. 146, 147, 795 P.2d 60 (1990).

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