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Oil/Gas: Ownership Transfer from Trust to LLC, Trusts working interests in wells
Trusts working interests in wells: Mr. Reeves, In Louisiana, there may be some laws which are specific to the Trustee s rights of the Trust; and the Trust Agreement must be filed in the Parish in which the properties are owned which are being transferred, but other than that, I don t know...

Oil/Gas: Paid up lease, paid up, Paid-up provision
paid up, Paid-up provision, delay rental: Leases until about the 1960-70 s had a yearly rental that was due to be paid to the Lessor if the lease did not have a well drilled on it (or pooled with the lease) during the year. That lease would absolutely expire on the last day of the first year if...

Oil/Gas: Paid Up Oil & Gas Lease, texas railroad commission, white settlement texas
texas railroad commission, white settlement texas, well completions: Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most, if not every part of an oil and gas lease is negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, bonus and other...

Oil/Gas: partition and pooling, Duhig rule
Duhig rule: If your property/minerals is located in Texas you should read the papers and cases on the Duhig rule. You may have a claim against the seller of the property. The following should be considered: 1. when you purchased did the seller warrant the ownership...

Oil/Gas: Pooling, rights in a pooled unit
rights in a pooled unit: Hello Jane: As for the answer to your first question, I can certainly answer that and that is: yes, all owners within the 1280 pool would share in proportion to the acreage they own within the pool. It doesn t matter where the acreage is positioned in relation...

Oil/Gas: Pooling, pool rules, mineral interest
pool rules, mineral interest, land man: It s always a shot in the dark to not be in control of your destiny and when you are relying on the others to get the best deal possible...it might not be very good. Second, if the oil and gas company have to jump through some hoops to force pool you they...

Oil/Gas: Price drop & working interest impact, royalty owner, price of natural gas
royalty owner, price of natural gas, interest owner: A royalty owner is not at risk for any exploration costs in a well thus will never be called upon to pay any well development costs. A working interest owner is at risk for not only the cost of the well but for any other ancillary costs associated...unlimited...

Oil/Gas: why not produce??, many different reasons, mineral owner
many different reasons, mineral owner, prudent manner: If they have offered you 30% or anywhere near then I d be concerned about their honesty. I ve not seen many leases or oil companies that will burden their working interest to that degree. I do hope the well is successful but if they come back to you again...

Oil/Gas: Producing well after lease expiration, default royalty, pooling
default royalty, pooling, unitization: Royalty is a product of the lease. If you are leased you get a royalty and if you are not leased then you are a working interest owner and not a royalty owner. The percentage of the working interest is in direct proportion to the number of your acres that...

Oil/Gas: Property of oil refinery, petro oil, oil refinery
petro oil, oil refinery, lease states: Yes, I believe that I could help you in this process. Among the key issue will be securing yourself against future liability for the cleanup. You can reach me through my website. I look forward to helping you through the process. Feel free to reach me...

Oil/Gas: Re: Mineral rights leasing, heirship, intestate
heirship, intestate, mineral ownership: Ownership of mineral interest is contained in the clerk s office of the county in which the property is found. There is no way to modify ownership of the minerals except to record heirship or probate information in the clerk s office. My suggestion is...

Oil/Gas: Rig Lease/ Pad Set up, well drilling rig, royalty payment
well drilling rig, royalty payment, oil rig: Cheri, I don t fully understand this question. Sometimes people use the word rig interchangeably. Do you mean the machinery used to drill the well or the machinery used to pump the oil to the ground? A drilling rig is neither electric or gas but is powered...

Oil/Gas: Right of Way ????, pipeline, easement
pipeline, easement, oil and gas right of way: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_(unit) A rod is 16.5 feet. You should ask for at least $1.00 per foot ($16.50 per rod, though I d probably ask for $10 or more per rod and see where they go from there) for damages and then a determination of how many bushels...

Oil/Gas: "Rods", shelly shelly, fly by night
shelly shelly, fly by night, mr alexander: Shelly, A rod is an obsolete surveying length. I believe it is 16 feet. Old surveys mention rods, chains and furlongs. Your lease may go back to the 1950 s. You seem to being receiving something under $5 a foot for your road. Without access to other, nearby...

Oil/Gas: Royalites on Minerals, Fayetteville Shale formation
Fayetteville Shale formation: Dear John: It is my understanding that the Fayetteville Shale formation will not produce for over 15-20 years since it is a shale formation the rock tends to lose its permeability and needs to be fracked again after 5 plus years; and at this time with the...

Oil/Gas: royalties, mineral rights, royalties
mineral rights, royalties, fractures: It depends on the rules and regulations found in the Pennsylvania oil and gas code. The reason commission has determined that the fractures in the rock extend and draw gas up to 350 from the well bore. If this is the case, Atlas must also keep the fractures...

Oil/Gas: State vs. Individual Royalty Rates, royalty rates, state leases
royalty rates, state leases, private owner: Considering all the State Leases I have participated in, the state rate is usually a little lower than the private owner leases that I ve seen. Typically it is because the State may ask for a delay rental or other provisions that are a burden to the lease....

Oil/Gas: Success of Well., location thanks, drilling company
location thanks, drilling company, production potential: Simply put, 7 miles is typically worlds away from the production. Many wells can be productive but 500 feet one way or the other, the offset well can be dry. On the other hand, when in a shale play the shale is generally productive in a blanket area and...

Oil/Gas: Surface Damage amts., decent rates, oil and gas commission
decent rates, oil and gas commission, oklahoma oil: $100 per acre does seem pretty low for an oil and gas lease. First, determine whether the area is active right now. You can probably determine this from the Oklahoma oil and gas commission website. Put the legal description of the property in and see if...

Oil/Gas: Terminology: Public vs. private oil/gas lease, public lease, private lease
public lease, private lease, bonus consideration: There are differences in leases. A lease with the Department of the Interior is different than a lease with a State Land Board...which is also different from a lease with a private mineral owner. Mainly as a result of the provisions that the Federal or State...

Oil/Gas: Underpaid for Oil/Gas Royalties, gas royalties, royalty payments
gas royalties, royalty payments, accounting firm: You should consider hiring an oil and gas accounting firm to audit the royalty payments. I have never had a case of this type so I m not sure what the costs would be. There will be several accounting firms in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston that can accomplish...

Oil/Gas: unit size, grimes county texas, rectangular strip
grimes county texas, rectangular strip, lease line: My guess would be that they just didn t need that other 120 acres and since they didn t need them they also didn t want to have to pay you for leasing them. I don t think 120 acres is too small to lease to someone else either really, though you re right...

Oil/Gas: unknwn liens on oil leases, oil leases, gas leases
oil leases, gas leases, lease holder: Sounds like the seller knew about the liens and was in the process of dumping the property prior to the liens being recorded. The liens are valid against the property but there are general warranties that should be found in the conveyance document. These...

Oil/Gas: unleased?, mineral owner, oklahoma oil
mineral owner, oklahoma oil, mineral estate: It is always time to make sure you are receiving your interest. If you do nothing then the operator will adversely possess your mineral estate and you will have nothing. You should contact an attorney in Oklahoma that practices oil and gas and ask them...

Oil/Gas: value of mineral rights -1990 -, custer county, nw quarter
custer county, nw quarter, mineral rights: I took a look, and my guess would be that they were worth between $600 and $1500/acre in 1990 if they were unleased at the time. A little less if they were leased at the time. They are worth more than that now of course. For one thing it appears Cimarex...

Oil/Gas: Value of mineral rights on private property, google search, mineral estate
google search, mineral estate, hood county texas: First, I would telephone the Hood County Assessor s office and see if they assign any value to the mineral estate. If they do not and you don t see any production within the area then you are probably safe in not assessing a valuation to the mineral estate...

Oil/Gas: value/selling of mineral rights, grayson county texas, mineral rights
grayson county texas, mineral rights, antonio fernandez: If you need the money and it would be a benefit, you could certainly sell your interest. I would say that $200 per acre is just too little. It would be worth your time to entertain other offers for these minerals by searching on the internet for mineral...

Oil/Gas: Water for drilling, good starting point, oil and gas company
good starting point, oil and gas company, oil co: When I have been involved with water purchases from the operator s side I have been instructed by the operator to make an offer for the water necessary to accomplish a task rather than on a per-gallon basis. The usual amount of the offer is about $10-20,000...

Oil/Gas: Wells on Revoked Lease, bankruptcy trustee, bankruptcy code
bankruptcy trustee, bankruptcy code, company assets: I am interested to know what the operator did to breach the lease. Some provisions of the lease, like Delay Rentals, must be paid or the lease automatically expires but many other provisions allow for the working interest owner (any one of them) to cure ....

Oil/Gas: No word on producing well, occ web, royalty checks
occ web, royalty checks, oil tanks: If you haven t received a division order within six months you could either call them and ask why, or do nothing and let the interest accrue at either 6% or 12% per year and collect it once they do start to pay. You could even call the division order department...

Oil/Gas: 1970s mineral deeds, affidavit of heirship, texas railroad commission
affidavit of heirship, texas railroad commission, koch oil: First, contact the county tax authority for the county in which these lands are located. Give them the legal description and the name that was last on the ownership records for the county. Ask them if the ownership of the minerals still remain in the name...

Oil/Gas: amending pooling unit size., pooling, expiring leases
pooling, expiring leases: Yes, they are trying to tie up your land. When the natural gas prices tanked the oil companies stopped drilling wells because the wells for natural gas are marginally economic. Now, many of their leases are approaching the end of their primary term and they...

Oil/Gas: BCF Minerals, amite county ms, marine shale
amite county ms, marine shale, mineral interest: TMS stands for Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a formation in Mississippi. Hope this helps you out. Frederick M. Mick Scott CMM RPL www.mineralhub.com a href= http://www.mineralhub.com/ The Mineral Hub /a Follow us on a href= http://twitter.com/#!/MineralHub...

Oil/Gas: compensation for use of water for drilling, cost of frac water
cost of frac water: If you will be selling water for wells other than your own, that is a different story. The flat rates I referred to was when a company was drilling a well on a property and also using the water there. Sort or a double dipping; paying the land/mineral owner...

Oil/Gas: controlling interest., mineral owners, royalty rate
mineral owners, royalty rate, contract issues: If I m understanding your question corretly... If A & B are two different oil companies and they are trying to lease different mineral owners then when B sells any leases they have acquired at 3/16 to A (who is leasing at 1/4), A will be paying the mineral...

Oil/Gas: drilling activity, oklahoma corporation commission, dewey county
oklahoma corporation commission, dewey county, county sections: The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: Are we entitled to interest on underpaid royalties?, Underpayments, audit privileges
Underpayments, audit privileges, lease rates: 1.) You are due payments from the oil and gas company because of a contractual obligation the oil company has with you. The terms of the contract, the oil and gas lease, dictate what you are entitled to - this may be penalties, interest or the right to rescind...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights Lease, natural gas pipeline, oil and gas drilling
Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights Lease, natural gas pipeline, oil and gas drilling, oklahoma oil

Oil/Gas: Fair lease price in Payne Co., Ok, royalty bonus, protective clauses
royalty bonus, protective clauses, well completions: $125 sounds about average for that area in my opinion. You might get $175 if you re lucky. Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively...

Oil/Gas: love county drilling, oklahoma corporation commission, lease offerings
oklahoma corporation commission, lease offerings, mineral owner: The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: Love County Leasing / XTO, bonus amounts, love county
bonus amounts, love county, xto: Forced pooling orders in Oklahoma are often indicative of the average lease bonus that has been paid in the section pooled and/or in the surrounding 8 sections, so yes, based on the pooling bonus the $150/acre is a fair offer, though not necessarily the best...

Oil/Gas: Milam County, TX, john nolan, mineral owner
john nolan, mineral owner, midland tx: Well, first thing I will tell you is that I would not suggest selling them for just $200/acre, which is about what they re offering you sounds like. Though these are certainly not in the hot part of the Eagle Ford Shale play, they are still in an area that...

Oil/Gas: MINERAL RIGHTS, heirship, affidavit of identity
heirship, affidavit of identity, mineral estate heir: This is a great question! There are two things that I wish (as a title attorney) that families would do on a regular basis: 1) fill out a will and include your mineral estate - this will tell oil companies to whom you want the minerals to go; and ...

Oil/Gas: mineral rights inherited, warranty deed, executor of the estate
warranty deed, executor of the estate, northwest quarter: Typically there are three calculations in the process. #1 - the first calculation is your percentage of ownership of the mineral estate. I think we have that as 41.6667% of the minerals under the tract. We really are not sure what the 1979 .241 interest...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights Lease, jackson county oklahoma, royalty bonus
jackson county oklahoma, royalty bonus, protective clauses: Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, royalty, bonus, and protective...

Oil/Gas: net acres, mineral estate, acreage
mineral estate, acreage, family member: Sorry for the delay in answering...vacation was last week and your question went into the pool rather than to an individual. In order to determine the net acres under a lease you must go back into the old deeds and find out what percentage of the mineral...

Oil/Gas: new lease payments, texas railroad commission, lease names
texas railroad commission, lease names, mineral owners: I found one well in the county called Morris B Unit on a pay site I use: http://www.drillinginfo.com API number is 42-337-34472. EOG is the operator. Producing gas and oil, with the most recent monthly production I could find being about 9000 MCF of gas...

Oil/Gas: new pool determination/undivided interest, lane county kansas, rush counties
lane county kansas, rush counties, leasing agent: A: CHK can likely do seismic work without permission from the mineral owners. They probably do have to get permission from at least some of the landowners however. B: Not in Kansas, which has no forced-pooling laws. C: No, unless they file the leases...

Oil/Gas: oil, oil well spacing, two wells on same land
oil well spacing, two wells on same land: Don t mind one more Melissa, Where another well will be drilled will depend on the rules regulating the distance between wells as set down by the state department of natural resources. This is public records and can be found at the N. Dakota official state...

Oil/Gas: oil conversion, petroleum marketer, movie projector
petroleum marketer, movie projector, iso system: Hello Jim That is now called, Shell Turbo T 46 . Before 1978 Shell used a viscosity grading system for a name call out on their products. Now they use an ISO system. SO, Viscosity 29 falls under the ISO 46 grade. Should be able to find that at any Petroleum...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas lease, pugh clause
pugh clause: I m not quite clear on the question but I ll hit a few of the high spots and you can amend your question if I m close but completely on target. When you execute a lease that covers all zones the oil and gas company can pool any or all as necessary. But,...

Oil/Gas: oil & gas leases, pottawatomie county, gas leases
pottawatomie county, gas leases, leasing companies: The leasing companies will generally do a title search before paying you for the lease because they want to make sure they are paying you only for what you own, and the others only for what they own. This is why they usually like to pay you with a 30-day bank...

Oil/Gas: Oil, Gas and Mineral Lease, mineral acres, southeast quarter
mineral acres, southeast quarter, dry hole: I wrote a long description...and then just checked for you. There was one well drilled in Section 6 but it was a dry hole - no production. See the attached plat. (hope it attaches properly) This means that the lease has no value. (I didn t answer...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Mineral Lease, eastern oklahoma county, bonus amounts
eastern oklahoma county, bonus amounts, bonus payments: Since you did not provide a legal description (as suggested in the Instructions from the Expert paragraph you apparently didn t read) I can t really narrow it down for you because lease bonus amounts can vary widely within a fairly small area. If in...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas mortgage, production payment, mortgage
production payment, mortgage: There is not a specific mortgage form that you would use for securing the ORRI. What I see in the title opinions I write is an Exhibit A with the legal description to the ORRI interest. That will be sufficient to secure the mortgage company. Send me...

Oil/Gas: oil leases with no mineral ownership, executive rights, non-executive rights
executive rights, non-executive rights, fiduciary responsibility in lease: The answer to this question lies in the deed where the reservation was made. It is possible to reserve all the royalty and rental payments but convey the executive rights. If the reservation reads that the surface owner has executive rights (the right to...

Oil/Gas: Old leases, new activity, columbia county arkansas, bonanza creek
columbia county arkansas, bonanza creek, oil and gas company: I m relieved that it is your attorney working on the conveyance since I believe that you need someone in your corner looking out for your interests. I m also relieved that the money that you pay will go toward future expenses and the state will not directly...

Oil/Gas: Operator died, occ web, royalty checks
occ web, royalty checks, royalty payment: First, get a copy of your lease out and review that lease very good. Your relationship with the operator is defined by what you will find in that lease - specifically in the portions that require them to pay you royalties. But, read the lease very carefully...

Oil/Gas: participation in horizontal well, kiowa ks, royalty production
kiowa ks, royalty production, landman: Unless your mineral rights are within the drilling and spacing unit of the current well then you will not share in the well. Since you didn t lease it appears they have surrounded you with a well, but have left you in the doughnut hole with no share. Frankly...

Oil/Gas: proposed salt water disposal site, Oil and gas disposal well, salt water disposal well
Oil and gas disposal well, salt water disposal well: Affecting aquifer and grazing - it should not impact either for you, as long as the operator does dispose in the Dakota. You can t do anything to make them but you will be relying upon the oil and gas commission to make sure they are abiding by the applicable...

Oil/Gas: revenue distribution, gas conservation commission, baca county
gas conservation commission, baca county, colorado oil: The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission at http://cogcc.state.co.us/ is the regulatory body for oil and gas in Colorado. On their site you can find production information for your well by clicking on the database link from the homepage. That will...

Oil/Gas: revenue distribution, mail requests, oklahoma company
mail requests, oklahoma company, oil and gas commission: The Colorado Oil and Gas Commission may be the appropriate entity to direct your inquiry to. You can go to: http://www.cogcc.state.co.us/ The COGCC may help you with this issue but they will very likely direct you to an attorney in Colorado because...

Oil/Gas: Surface rights, definitions of Oil, Gas & Mineral Lease
definitions of Oil, Gas & Mineral Lease: Hello G: Surface rights give the Operator the right to use the surface of the land for operations. The surface owner is usually compensated for any damages to the property which is provided for as a special provision in the oil, gas and mineral lease on...

Oil/Gas: Transfer of ownership, cooke county texas, mineral estate
cooke county texas, mineral estate, atlantic richfield: First - locate a copy of the will to determine the ownership since that is absolutely the only way you are going to know. No person at the company will have the information available to help you in identifying the ownership. If you are interested in knowing...

Oil/Gas: Volume of barrels per day, oil production for Unita Shale
oil production for Unita Shale: Garey, The Unita Shale is located in parts of Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. Each state has its own Oil and Gas Commission which regulates the industry. Listed below are the links for each state where the Unita Shale is located: www.wogcc.state.wy.us/...

Oil/Gas: Well Proposal, lease offer
lease offer: Dear Michelle: I m not sure what the market is in this particular area but if you were to ask me what option to take, it would depend on whether your mother needed the money or not. If she did not need the money then, I would recommend foregoing any bonus...

Oil/Gas: 1917 gas and mineral classification, coal bed methane
coal bed methane: I d be happy to do a little research for you on this. Which state is the gas/coal is located? What is the wording on the lease form which gave the company access to the coal? It might have said coal and coal by-products which would allow the company...

Oil/Gas: Bonuses on Oil Lease, royalty checks, question thanks
royalty checks, question thanks, bakken: If your lease is drilled on or if your lease is included in a unit and you are receiving royalty the lease will held by production . The paragraph with the term says that the lease is for five years and so long as there is production. Once the production...

Oil/Gas: Deeds, warranty deed, private citizens
warranty deed, private citizens, answers questions: During the course of preparing to write a title opinion I review all the documents associated with the property. Rarely do I pay heed to the title of the document. Many times I have a document that says that is titled Warranty Deed at the top but there...

Oil/Gas: Depths Needed for Horizontal Drillings, target depth, drillings
target depth, drillings, well drilling: The operator can limit their lease to just the zone they are going to be perforating and producing. Even though the pipe is going to penetrate any zone between the surface and the zone they are producing they will not have access to any of that unless they...

Oil/Gas: Division Order Basic Requirements, royalty owner, gas operators
royalty owner, gas operators, oil gas: No, there is not a requirement for the operator to tell one royalty owner what they are paying another royalty owner - which is all the division order listing all the participants would do. A division order is to make a party aware of the percentage of...

Oil/Gas: Offer to purchase mineral interest, oil company, attorney fees
Oil/Gas: Offer to purchase mineral interest, oil company, attorney fees

Oil/Gas: Wills in West Virginia, conclusions, venue
Oil/Gas: Wills in West Virginia, conclusions, venue, west virginia

Oil/Gas: gas well, desoto parish, mineral board
desoto parish, mineral board, sonris: You need to call the Shreveport District Office and talk to someone in enforcement and tell them that you think an operator is providing false information. http://dnr.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=340&pnid=23&nid=153 If that doesn...

Oil/Gas: Inherited Property with Mineral Rights Stolen, royalty agreement, williston north dakota
royalty agreement, williston north dakota, acre farm: In my opinion you have two choices - 1. fight to obtain the interest that belongs to you and your family; or 2. let the brother have the estate. It is clear that he has used underhanded tricks to obtain the ownership of the estate and you have a claim against...

Oil/Gas: Kiowa County, Oklahoma, kiowa county oklahoma, anadarko basin
kiowa county oklahoma, anadarko basin, rpl: Not a lot of activity currently in the county as a whole; it s a little too far south to be considered a part of the Anadarko Basin (where most of the current activity in the general area is.) That said, there has been some leasing in the northern part...

Oil/Gas: Lease activity in Roger Mills County OK, google search, rogers mill
google search, rogers mill, new leases: A favored nations clause is basically a clause stating that in the event they pay anyone more than they do you that they will match it. An example is below: FAVORED NATIONS CLAUSE (BONUS ONLY): In the event Lessee pays a bonus amount greater than the amount...

Oil/Gas: Is the lease null & void, royalty owner, oil gas production
royalty owner, oil gas production, vol state: First, what you have here is probably going to be considered a civil matter...something closer to breach of contract. They are, in some senses, stealing from you but they have the right to extract your oil and gas so long as they pay you the portion that...

Oil/Gas: Lease Wells, texas railroad commission, target depth
texas railroad commission, target depth, tx rrc: A unit well is a well where the drill-site tract is not large enough on its own to drill and produce a well at the target depth. The TX RRC has determined that a well producing oil from the Woodbine (in some areas) requires only 10 acres to drill and produce....

Oil/Gas: leasing, washita county oklahoma, royalty bonus
washita county oklahoma, royalty bonus, protective clauses: Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, royalty, bonus, and protective...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Lease Request, royalty bonus, protective clauses
royalty bonus, protective clauses, well completions: Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, royalty, bonus, and protective...

Oil/Gas: Mineral right ownership, mineral rights ownership, mineral acres
mineral rights ownership, mineral acres, leasing company: There is only one way to determine the mineral ownership for divided interests in a tract - review each document from the severance and the division of the mineral estate and create a spreadsheet of interest. So, you can do it or you can wait for the oil...

Oil/Gas: Mineral rights, oklahoma corporation commission, royalty checks
oklahoma corporation commission, royalty checks, royalty gas: You should contact the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and give them the legal description that you provided me and ask them this question. The Commission usually lags behind some in putting in the production information that the operators send them. ...

Oil/Gas: mineral rights, oklahoma corporation commission, lincoln co
oklahoma corporation commission, lincoln co, mineral rights: The only way to determine this information, short of driving around the area and looking at the signs on wells, is to contact the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and ask them. A contact website for the commission is: http://www.occ.state.ok.us/ These...

Oil/Gas: minerals, heirs, assigns
heirs, assigns, minerals: The way to value the sale of minerals for the term of the wells is to take the monthly production and pay 36-48 months for that production. I suggest that if you sell then just sell for the term of the current wells. The seller, heirs or assigns would own...

Oil/Gas: MRO for Shale, repair pumps, ny areas
repair pumps, ny areas, soil testing: Hi Travis, There are many companies that provide these services; the company that I work for provides service and repair to the drilling rigs (check out our website below). www.nov.com There are also companies that: - Prepare the well site (bulldozers...

Oil/Gas: per net mineral acre question, mineral acreage, mineral acres
mineral acreage, mineral acres, mineral estate: The bonus amount is what I m understanding you to ask about and that is paid for the execution of the lease and not on a monthly basis. If she owns 18 net mineral acres she will receive $1,800 dollars for signing the lease. Now, I ve read both your...

Oil/Gas: Offer to purchase mineral interest, oklahoma county clerk, oil and gas royalties
oklahoma county clerk, oil and gas royalties, royalty interest: I ll go in the order presented. The sale of the minerals is still effective and is not void but the seller of the minerals has a cause of action for the non-payment of the 36 month amounts plus interest and attorney fees, based on the contract language....

Oil/Gas: oil and gas divison order, strike oil, lease terms
strike oil, lease terms, holdup: Normally a company will have six months after production begins to send out division orders. A division order is simply a statement showing what they think you own in their unit. They send it to you to sign so that you can verify that they are correct on your...

Oil/Gas: Oil/Gas Lease, caddo county, production of natural gas
caddo county, production of natural gas, mineral owners: The only reason to sell is if you intend to use the money for some other money making venture. There are people who own minerals and see no return on them for decades and when technology catches up and makes the minerals below the earth s surface accessible...

Oil/Gas: Oil/Gas Lease, mineral owner, mineral owners
mineral owner, mineral owners, valid lease: Any one of the leases signed by a mineral owner is valid as a stand-alone lease. But, the oil company will want all mineral owners to sign the/a lease. If you are in the far north or the far south area of Franklin where there is pretty substantial production...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Leasing by Executor, probate lawyer, texas probate
probate lawyer, texas probate, gas leasing: I read this last night and thought about it for a response today. She does have the right to make the deal with the oil and gas company. The executor should be diligent to make sure she gets a good deal on the lease and the standard would be market rates...

Oil/Gas: Oil Lease, worst case scenario, royalty payment
worst case scenario, royalty payment, oil lease: Although you don t specify what State you are in, I know you aren t in Texas because we don t use a confidential list. Being a Texas Oil and Gas attorney I can t speak to your specific issue but I can generally tell you that in nearly every state in the U.S....

Oil/Gas: oil production, mineral acres, divide co
mineral acres, divide co, question thanks: It depends on how the frac jobs were designed and how they were executed; every well and procedure is unique so it is possible for one well to take longer to unload than another even if they are neighboring wells. I am not trying to get your hopes up, I am...

Oil/Gas: ORRI, royalty interest, lesee
royalty interest, lesee, three wells: Congrats on being on the no-cost working interest side of the equation. The only way to value your interest is to take production from the surrounding wells and extrapolate the interest by the likely production. The going rate is 36-48 months production,...

Oil/Gas: Pugh Clause, drilling activity, drilling operations
drilling activity, drilling operations, lease term: Yes, they are accomplishing similar tasks. The clauses release any acreage not in a producing unit at the end of the primary term. The only addition is to add the following to your clause: This lease shall also expire as to any depth 100 below the...

Oil/Gas: Question on oil and gas lease, dickens county texas, affidavit of heirship
dickens county texas, affidavit of heirship, phone number address: They will want your father s name and the legal description of the property. The Clerk would probably look up information on his name for the last 10 years without too much trouble. If they don t find anything you may want to just file a copy of the...

Oil/Gas: what is going rates for oil/gas/mineral leases, lease terms
lease terms : Hello Sheryl: Lease terms can vary monthly, daily or hourly; it is usually determined from the well activity in the area. Additionally, it also depends on what rights are being leased, is it the shallow rights? the deep rights? and a myriad of other factors....

Oil/Gas: Royalty Financing, worthwhile endeavour, royalty interests
worthwhile endeavour, royalty interests, size transaction: Energy lenders usually approve loans with many zeros coming after the decimal point. The only financing available for this type venture is going to be from banks strong in energy financing. The rates still depend on your personal credit or corporate credit...

Oil/Gas: Surface Owners rights regarding lease road, logan county oklahoma, surface damages
logan county oklahoma, surface damages, cattle guard: Keep in mind that I am a Texas Oil and Gas attorney and not licensed in Oklahoma...but, this is a contract issue. As you know, when the current owner took ownership and possession of the estate they were bound by the contracts and covenants that ran with...

Oil/Gas: Transfer of ownership of mineral rights, county courthouses, robertson counties
county courthouses, robertson counties, state gis: Sorry for the delay, I ve been in court today and will be again tomorrow. Yes, if a mineral deed is dated in 2009 and recorded in 2009 it will absolutely be secure. What you should do is obtain a copy of your 2009 RECORDED document and mail it to the second...

Oil/Gas: Wills in West Virginia, Probate, aoh
Probate, aoh, affidavit of heirship: That doesn t sound accurate to me either. Every oil company (operator or purchaser -such as I work for) handles things a bit differently, but recording a will by itself is not something I have heard of.  For the purpose of issuing amended division orders,...

Oil/Gas: Chokes, flow area, wildcatter
flow area, wildcatter, macarthy: The chokes regulate pressure, not flow. It is the presence of formation pressure that pushes the product, gas, oil, water or a combination of 2 or all three to the surface. The formation pressure at the depth of the formation will always be greater that the...

Oil/Gas: confusion with leasing companies, leasing companies, solitary moment
leasing companies, solitary moment, leasing company: In the lease document, or on the check there will usually be a paragraph that states that the agreements/lease is without warranty of title . This means that you are not making any agreement that you have the right to lease. They must allow this because...

Oil/Gas: Drilling on Property, oklahoma corporation commission, le flore county
oklahoma corporation commission, le flore county, question pool: Sorry for the delay in answering - this question went to the question pool rather than being assigned to someone. The only way to determine who is active in the area is to do one or both of the following: 1. Go to the county courthouse and research the...

Oil/Gas: Drilling on Property, oklahoma corporation commission, regulatory body
Oil/Gas: Drilling on Property, oklahoma corporation commission, regulatory body, cmm

Oil/Gas: Re: Entering into an Oil, Gas, & Mineral Lease, natural gas wells, natural gas prices
Oil/Gas: Re: Entering into an Oil, Gas, & Mineral Lease, natural gas wells, natural gas prices, acre tract

Oil/Gas: Forced pooling, oklahoma corporation commission, regulatory body
oklahoma corporation commission, regulatory body, occ: Yes, you can be force-pooled. All they need to do is attempt to lease everyone before applying for a forced-pooling at the OCC. If you are force-pooled you will be given an opportunity to choose from several options of bonus and royalty, similar to a lease....

Oil/Gas: G/O Suspense Accounts Owner Royalties, suspense accounts, suspense account
suspense accounts, suspense account, royalty interest: Quiet title - A legal proceeding filed to establish an individual s right to ownership of real property against one or more adverse or non-available claimants. For additional information this definition is as good as any http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Quiet+Title+Action...

Oil/Gas: Gas Lease, target region, pittsburg county
target region, pittsburg county, target areas: There are a few options you have. They are: 1. Drive around your area, within a circle of about 5 miles and research any location where there is current drilling. In 100% of the cases there is supposed to be a sign with the name of the operator, and...

Oil/Gas: HBP issue, acre lease, nolan county
acre lease, nolan county, wellbore: Assuming the oil well was drilled on a 320-acre spacing originally (i.e. back in 1970) then unless the State has since despaced the unit to a smaller acrage (rare), all 320 acres can be held by that one well until production from that lease ceases (from...

Oil/Gas: High Efficiency Pump, fluid friction, unit pumps
fluid friction, unit pumps, drilling rig: Angelo, I am not sure what a high efficiency pump is or even if they exist ;). If a pump moved all of its operating volume each stroke or rotation it would be said to operate at 100% efficiency. Many work 60/70% and manufacturers of high efficiency pumps...

Oil/Gas: Lease Bonus & Royalty Rate; Pottawatomie Co., OK, royalty rate, opition
royalty rate, opition, yr term: With only 2.5 acres, I d shoot for a 1/4 royalty and no bonus at all. If they drill a well then in the long run a 1/4 royalty will likely pay out more than will a 3/16 royalty with a small bonus up front. I would also tell them if they want to include...

Oil/Gas: locations, oklahoma maps, seminole co
oklahoma maps, seminole co, mineral interests: If you would like to purchase a map use the following link: http://store.usgs.gov That is the program I use when I need to purchase a map. Cliff __________________________________________________________ Use the following link to access the...

Oil/Gas: A lost 'override', royalty interest, parker county
royalty interest, parker county, orri: If the well has been in continuous production since 1980, and your ORRI did not have a time limit on it (i.e. ten years) then you would still have an interest. The fact that you are not receiving checks would indicate the lease has stopped producing, and...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights, true market value, new wells
true market value, new wells, sw4: Off the top of my head, $5000/acre sounds like a good offer, but whether it actually IS or not depends on many factors, not the least of which is how active your immediate area is. After a quick look (not a lot of time on this free forum) it appears your area...

Oil/Gas: Multi-tract lease, pottawatomie county, typical lease
pottawatomie county, typical lease, oil and gas company: Multi-tract leases are fine if a Pugh Clause is included in the lease. In a typical lease, if there is one well on any portion of the lease all the leased acreage is held by the one well. This is bad news for you as the Lessor. A Pugh Clause causes...

Oil/Gas: natural gas sales, texas railroad commission, production statistics
texas railroad commission, production statistics, unrelated third party: The checkstubs you receive each month from Chesapeake of course state the price they are paying you (supposedly what they were also paid) but I assume you are wanting some figures other than those Chesapeake provides you. Could be a good idea to get another...

Oil/Gas: Net Mineral Acreage in Okalahoma, mineral acreage, gross acres
mineral acreage, gross acres, decree states: It may be but it is more likely that this is a descriptor. The document is describing where your .8 net mineral acres is located. Otherwise it would be impossible for you or an oil company to properly credit you with the mineral interest. It s likely...

Oil/Gas: New Zealand, noah thanks, new zealand oil and gas
noah thanks, new zealand oil and gas, acre farms: Noah, Thanks for using AllExperts and I will try to answer this mostly philosophical question. I know absolutely nothing about prospects in New Zealand except that there has been a proposal from the government regarding interest in exploring the East coast...

Oil/Gas: Oil & Gas Lease, royalty bonus, protective clauses
royalty bonus, protective clauses, landman: Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, royalty, bonus, and protective...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas lease pittsburg county, oklahoma corporation commission, pittsburg oklahoma
oklahoma corporation commission, pittsburg oklahoma, woodford shale: The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: oil and gas leasing rates, dewey county oklahoma, royalty bonus
dewey county oklahoma, royalty bonus, protective clauses: Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, royalty, bonus, and protective...

Oil/Gas: Oil industry segmentation, industry segmentation, stream segments
industry segmentation, stream segments, industry literature: Wow. Nice to hear from someone so far away. Usually I get questions from U.S. residents. At any rate, your questions make me wish I d stayed in college longer ha ha! I really think a lot of this stuff could best be answered by a business major who is also...

Oil/Gas: Oil pipeline residential lease, chain link fence, oil pipelines
chain link fence, oil pipelines, oil pipeline: Can t speak to the payment-per-acre they are offering, but as to the ROW, the original should be on file with the county clerk s office if you don t have a copy. If it s perpetual that would be noted on it. If not, there would be an expiration date. Hope...

Oil/Gas: Proposed Lease, royalty bonus, payne county ok
royalty bonus, payne county ok, protective clauses: $200 and 3/16 is about the average, and you may be able to do a little better, but with only 7.5 acres it might be an uphill battle. Good there s not a renewal option on there (unless they want to double the bonus if they include and exercise an option to...

Oil/Gas: RE Difference between oil well lease assignee and operator, john orban, interest owner
john orban, interest owner, interest owners: If you buy a lease from an oil company, the assignment to you should be filed of record with the county clerk in the county where the mineral rights are located. You will need to file it yourself most likely, unless the assignor volunteers to. An assignee...

Oil/Gas: Re: Entering into an Oil, Gas, & Mineral Lease, royalty calculations, how to figure royalty
royalty calculations, how to figure royalty: I don t know what a good rate is because that is similar to the purchase of property. Some houses could sell for $100,000 in a rural area while the same house could sell for $300,000 depending on the location --this is exactly the same for oil and gas minerals...

Oil/Gas: Recently inherited mineral rights in Lea County, NM, lea county nm, leasing opportunities
lea county nm, leasing opportunities, ongard: The oil and gas regulatory bodies of most oil and gas producing states will have a website where you can find information on drilling permits, production, and regulatory applications from the oil companies. I would start there to see if there is oil there....

Oil/Gas: Revenue participation, revenue participation, severance tax
revenue participation, severance tax, royalty owners: Wells are charged taxes differently depending on the state in which the well is drilled and producing. I will give you general rules for some of the southern states realizing that you are up north these will definitely change for production up there. All...

Oil/Gas: my rights as spouse, community or separate property
community or separate property: Sylvia, I cannot provide you with a final answer because it depends on whether the property was mortgaged when your husband acquired it and whether the monthly note was paid with community funds thereafter. Just because you signed the lease does not prove...

Oil/Gas: royalties, NPRI, royalty reservation
NPRI, royalty reservation: Nothing. A Non-Participating Royalty Interest (NPRI) is not entitled to any of the bonus consideration. The NPRI is a Royalty interest and entitles the NPRI holder only to a portion of the revenue from a producing well. Your interest will not be diminished...

Oil/Gas: Royalties and quit claim, royalty checks, royalty owners
royalty checks, royalty owners, mineral interest: The date listed on the deed that she executed will be the effective date of the instrument. Any royalty accruing prior to the effective date is due to be paid to her and any royalty accruing after the effective date should be paid to the new owners. I...

Oil/Gas: Royalty without deduction, royalty purposes, lease premises
royalty purposes, lease premises, length contracts: Yes, it is a no deductions clause. Only thing I might add is the word purchaser s just before the word pipeline (for gas.) Other than that looks pretty good to me. I might also add an affiliate clause similar to the following, in case the purchaser...

Oil/Gas: salt water disposal, salt water disposal, pop companies
salt water disposal, pop companies, water filtration: I am aware of a company that is currently running a test in West Texas to dispose of the brine production water. They are in the process of developing a machine that separates the salt from the water through a chemical and electrical process and then creates...

Oil/Gas: Sell Mineral Rights?, sabine river authority, sabine river
sabine river authority, sabine river, leasing activity: My belief is you should never sell your minerals... unless you have some other place to put that money that will make more money. Or you have some immediate pressing need. However if you do want to sell, you can Google sell your minerals and have half a...

Oil/Gas: Selling my mineral and gas net acreage, marathon oil company, marathon oil
marathon oil company, marathon oil, grady county: Mineral valuations in Grady County (and most other counties) are all over the place. A county is a large area, so it depends on which part of the county you are in as to what you can expect to get for your mineral rights. I took a look at your area, and...

Oil/Gas: surface compensation new well going in, barnett shale, wise county texas
barnett shale, wise county texas, fence line: $25,000 is not a bad payment for surface use in my opinion. The sound wall would be removed after the well was drilled most likely, though after the well began producing you d have to deal with trucks coming to pick up oil once the tanks were full, but then...

Oil/Gas: surface water, harrison co, rpl
harrison co, rpl, cmm: If you have water to sell from a pond or something, then I d say selling might be something to consider. Maybe $.15 per barrel or something? If they drill the well they will probably turn the well over to you after they re done drilling, but doubt they will...

Oil/Gas: tax liability, royalty revenue due from Operators
royalty revenue due from Operators: Skye, I am sorry you are experiencing difficulties in obtaining information from the Operator. This is a common problem throughout the industry and although the oil and gas industry is quite complex, the typical land owner tries to navigate the system without...

Oil/Gas: timely division orders and payment, tarrant county texas, statutory rate
tarrant county texas, statutory rate, mineral rights: Likely they can withhold until they feel they have all the ownership straightened out, however they will have to pay interest on any payments not made within six months of first sales. I would check with a Texas attorney or look at the statute to confirm this...

Oil/Gas: Arkansas Fayetteville schale, royalty owners, mineral owners
royalty owners, mineral owners, rights forum: John, my suggestion would be to check out the a href= http://www.mineralrightsforum.com/ Mineral Rights Forum /a website or the a href= www.naro-us.org National Association of Royalty Owners /a website. Both have some Arkansas groups or message...

Oil/Gas: Assignment of O&G Mineral Lease - Mississippi, lincoln county mississippi, energy minerals
lincoln county mississippi, energy minerals, mineral lease: From the way you describe this assignment from Parker Energy it seems that your family member had a working interest in the lease. The steps to determining what you currently have should be as follows: 1. determine if there is still production coming from...

Oil/Gas: cathodic protection at gas pipelines&tanks, gas pipelines, production platforms
gas pipelines, production platforms, pipe lines: Zaid, Really, I don t know! Never thought about it. I do know that, some years ago, when I was working with the installation of some fixed pile drilling and production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico some of the platforms were planned for gas and others for...

Oil/Gas: Checking up, colorado springs co, company thanks
colorado springs co, company thanks, weld county: Hello Ashley, There is a company that is located in Colorado Springs, CO that can look in on things from time-to-time. I don t know of anyone in Weld County that is not already working for one of the oil and gas companies. If you will send me an email...

Oil/Gas: drilling and leasing, oil and gas commission, signage requirements
oil and gas commission, signage requirements, mapping system: I would do the following if I were in your shoes...call the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission: 301 Natural Resources Dr. Ste 102 Little Rock, AR 72205 501-683-5814 501-683-5818 (Fax) Before you call them and ask them which operator permitted the...

Oil/Gas: Execution of a Division Order, Disputed interest, pay without division orders
Disputed interest, pay without division orders, automatic payments: I apparently work for one of the few purchasers who actually do require execution of a division order before monies will be paid to an owner (state laws not preventing).  I am not sure from your question if you are being paid by a first or second purchaser...

Oil/Gas: Executive Rights, richard w hemingway, reasonable accomodation
richard w hemingway, reasonable accomodation, bonus payment: It is an interesting question because in very few contracts does someone who cannot further benefit from the contract (person with executive rights) have the right to obligate and convey someone else s rights (mineral estate s rights while also burdening the...

Oil/Gas: Expired oil lease vs. production, royalty check, s gauge
royalty check, s gauge, oil lease: If you can convince the lessee (or a judge) that the current well is not producing in paying quantities then you could probably get them to plug it or release all but that wellbore so that you could lease the rest to someone else. If the well is not currently...

Oil/Gas: offer to purchase mineral rights Love County, Ok, love county, drilling activity
Oil/Gas: offer to purchase mineral rights Love County, Ok, love county, drilling activity, xto

Oil/Gas: How do I find a Title Researcher in TX?, barnett shale, grandfathers name
barnett shale, grandfathers name, central clearinghouse: Yes, there are land companies and title attorneys that can help you identify properties and minerals that are in your grandfather s name. These would be available to work for you on an hourly basis to search through the clerk s records and determine any ownership...

Oil/Gas: gas lin e right of way, carroll county ohio, proper compensation
carroll county ohio, proper compensation, linear ft: Ed, What you have mentioned in your email as for special considerations are all valid and appropriate depending on what you use the land for. The only suggestion I have is for you to get any special provisions you ask for, in writing. If you do not have...

Oil/Gas: heirship of mineral rights, affidavit of heirship, deceased relatives
affidavit of heirship, deceased relatives, great grandmother: A title opinion is based upon all of the documents that are recorded which pertain to the property all the way back in time to the patent of the land from the state to the first owner. In Texas, I will receive documents from the 1850 s through last week....

Oil/Gas: horizontal drilling, horizontal drilling, drilling operations
horizontal drilling, drilling operations, gas operations: No, probably nothing to be worried about. The state regulatory body for oil and gas operations will keep them from sucking all the oil and gas out from under your land most likely. Hope this helps you out. Frederick M. Mick Scott CMM RPL www.mineralhub.com...

Oil/Gas: Hydraulic Fracturing, horizontal wells, hydraulic fracturing
horizontal wells, hydraulic fracturing, line tool: Leslie, Your thinking is correct, sliding sleeves are used mainly in vertical or deviated wells with horizontal wells using plugs. The main reason is if pump down and pressure to rupture setting and releasing fails, plugs can be run or pulled on tubing or...

Oil/Gas: Inheritance and conveyance, nolan county texas, grantor grantee
nolan county texas, grantor grantee, sweetwater texas: The grantor of the lease is your grandmother. The grantee is Shell oil or the subsequent owner. You will file your inheritance paperwork with the county clerk of the county in which the property is found. You will then send the information to the current...

Oil/Gas: Kansas Unitization, royalty payment, nearby wells
royalty payment, nearby wells, unitization: An honest way to determine whether a lease has continued to be held is that you are receiving, at least annually, a royalty payment or a shut-in payment. If you are no longer receiving a payment at least on an annual basis then the lease has expired and you...

Oil/Gas: lease covenent, beckham county oklahoma, hayes firm
beckham county oklahoma, hayes firm, royalty owners: Yes, you can get out of a lease where the operator has not explored your minerals as a prudent operator. You will need to file suit to have the lease declared void. You will have to fight for it but it will be worth it if you get a 100+ well producing oil....

Oil/Gas: Lease Rights, breech of contract, royalty owners
breech of contract, royalty owners, royalty interest: You certainly can but the measure of your damages could be limited since the court would say that your oil and gas is still in ground and you can get them. The real winner would be if the court found that the nearby wells were draining your minerals. ...

Oil/Gas: leasing, oklahoma corporation commission, well completions
oklahoma corporation commission, well completions, leasing activity: These days, many sites on the Internet can provide you with information concerning leasing activity, well completions, production, drilling permits, and forced-pooling orders. The bonus amounts included in forced-pooling orders in Oklahoma and some other states...

Oil/Gas: Lincoln County Oklahoma, lincoln county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission
lincoln county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission, well completions: These days, many sites on the Internet can provide you with information concerning leasing activity, well completions, production, drilling permits, and forced-pooling orders. The bonus amounts included in forced-pooling orders in Oklahoma and some other states...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Lease with bonus/royalty, seminole county ok, acre unit
seminole county ok, acre unit, mineral lease: I d say you have done some homework, but I don t see any bonus amounts close to you that are for more than even $175/acre, much less $300. If those you found for $300/acre and 3/16 royalty were more than a few miles away then they are really not pertinent....

Oil/Gas: Mineral rights in Coal County, coal county oklahoma, true market value
coal county oklahoma, true market value, mineral rights: $600/acre doesn t sound too bad, but might be a little low frankly. Often the offers you receive unsolicited are below true market value, some more than others. Yes, you can sell your mineral rights even if they are leased. The lease would simply go (automatically)...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights Inheritence, mineral rights, greene county
mineral rights, greene county, county courthouse: You will need to obtain the deed where your family purchased the property. Get a certified copy of that document. You will need to also obtain any conveyances out from your family. For example, if your family originally was deeded 1500 acres and they...

Oil/Gas: offer to purchase mineral rights Love County, Ok, oklahoma corporation commission, sibilings
oklahoma corporation commission, sibilings, mineral rights: The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: oil and gas lease, oklahoma corporation commission, well completions
oklahoma corporation commission, well completions, leasing activity: The OCC Website is Greek to everyone the first time or two. It took me a while to get used to using it as well. It will take time to get the hang of it but the information is there. I unfortunately do not always have time on this free forum to do everyone...

Oil/Gas: Oil, Gas & Mineral Lease bonus, texas railroad commission, royalty bonus
texas railroad commission, royalty bonus, protective clauses: Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, royalty, bonus, and protective...

Oil/Gas: Oil Wells and pads, ipaa, piece of the puzzle
ipaa, piece of the puzzle, marcellas: Hi Aaron, Thank you for using AllExperts and for aiming your question to me. I am not sure what you mean by missing part of the puzzle but I am with you in that I don t know what the IPAA uses to define a well and I haven t even tried to find out. I don...

Oil/Gas: ownership of shallow gas well, shallow gas, return receipt
shallow gas, return receipt, attorney name: You need to contact an attorney as soon as possible. You should secure the property and the access points to the property to keep them from hiring a team to plug and abandon the well. Clearly mark the access points with NO TRESPASSING signage. I would also...

Oil/Gas: Plan of unitization, royalty owner, royalty owners
royalty owner, royalty owners, unitization: I ll modify to help with my clarity... 1. They are asking you to ratify so they do not need to go through the forced-pooling for the unitization. 2. If all the royalty owners do not sign, then they will go through forced pooling for the unit with the...

Oil/Gas: Why no pool, texas railroad commission, cuero texas
texas railroad commission, cuero texas, geologic fault: Did they attempt to lease you? If they did, and you were recalcitrant, it s likely they just left you out (they do that in Texas occasionally.) It could also be that there is a geologic fault of some kind separating the two producing zones that would prevent...

Oil/Gas: royalties, cabot oil gas, affidavit of heirship
cabot oil gas, affidavit of heirship, midland county texas: I believe that the will should only be probated in the State in which she lived and passed away. The results of the probate can be filed in the county in which the property is located to provide a clear chain of title for the oil company but the will probate...

Oil/Gas: Royalties, texas railroad commission, lasalle county texas
texas railroad commission, lasalle county texas, mineral estate: You are correct. The interest owned is the same throughout the entire 9,000 gross acres. The royalty would only be considered for the payment of the revenue. The ownership is constant throughout the entirety of the mineral estate. Your calculation is...

Oil/Gas: Royalty Interest/Mortgage Liens, mortgage holding company, royalty interest
mortgage holding company, royalty interest, mortgage holder: You should be concerned and either not purchase or you should ask the mortgage holder to subordinate the mortgage to the royalty conveyance. The royalty interest is burdened by the mortgage that is on the property. This means that if the person paying...

Oil/Gas: royalty reservation before sale, mineral royalty, royalty interest
mineral royalty, royalty interest, lease fee: The heirs do not have a claim to that royalty interest. If he sells the land subject to the terms of the original drilling contract then he has sold out his mineral and royalty interest to the buyer. There must be a clear intent in the document to reserve...

Oil/Gas: no royalty after sale, driller, koehler
driller, koehler, conveyance: Any subsequent conveyance of a lease from one driller to another driller would require any subsequent driller to pay royalty. The royalty is going to be required from any oil company that drills on the land and produces oil or gas. Now the real question...

Oil/Gas: Seismic Permit, alfalfa county, interest owners
alfalfa county, interest owners, typical practice: Chesapeake probably owns some of the leases as well, thus they can do seismic. They can drill on behalf of Linn if Linn and the other working interest owners in the unit vote to make Chesapeake the operator. Hope this helps you out. Frederick M. Mick...

Oil/Gas: Setting up my private natural gas well for use, petroleum engineering, cook stove
petroleum engineering, cook stove, local college: I would try two different approaches. The issue is liability - which no one wants to accept. I would call the local college which has a petroleum engineering program and see if they will help you and you can let them use your well for some of their field...

Oil/Gas: sub surface damages, surface damages, mineral owner
surface damages, mineral owner, subsurface damage: No, you are not entitled to damages for a sub-surface boring. If the mineral owner has leased to a company then the mineral owner and the holder of the leasehold estate (the company) have the right to develop the mineral estate, including boring through your...

Oil/Gas: Title search by 2nd Oil Company, mcclain county oklahoma, mcclain county courthouse
mcclain county oklahoma, mcclain county courthouse, mineral leases: Sometimes the oil companies sell mineral leases to each other and this may be what has happened here. If you are reluctant to send the death certificate then send both companies a certified letter asking for additional information as to why they need the...

Oil/Gas: Transfer 1/2 Ownership, heirship affidavit, affidavit of heirship
heirship affidavit, affidavit of heirship, mineral estate: You can search for a legal form called a Quit-Claim Deed . You can fill in the names and write on the document that you are conveying 1/2 of the mineral estate described. Ask the landman for the legal description and you can put that in there. Execute...

Oil/Gas: Above and below ground measurements, weld county colorado, mineral acreage
weld county colorado, mineral acreage, royalty owner: If you own the mineral rights under your .1607 acres of surface, then you own .1607 acres of mineral rights as well. 1 acre above ground does not mean you own 640 underneath. If they force pool you, you will eventually receive royalties if they drill a...

Oil/Gas: Drilling Activity in Love County, OK, oklahoma corporation commission, love county
oklahoma corporation commission, love county, xto: Only one permit in your township currently, up in Section 1, but that could change if some wells come in nearby. The attached map shows where the currently active permits in the county are located. The map is courtesy of a href= http://www.drillinginfo.com...

Oil/Gas: Leasing, acre tract, interest owner
Oil/Gas: Leasing, acre tract, interest owner, mineral interest

Oil/Gas: Percentage Depletion Deduction, irs publication 535, depletion allowance
Oil/Gas: Percentage Depletion Deduction, irs publication 535, depletion allowance, mineral property

Oil/Gas: Plug and Abendon well, world oil market, pedevesa
Oil/Gas: Plug and Abendon well, world oil market, pedevesa, production enhancement

Oil/Gas: gas well production after fracting, railroad commission, hinkle
railroad commission, hinkle, half a mile: All of the production data is posted on the TX Railroad Commission website; here is the link. http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/data/online/index.php Once you find the production rates for similar wells nearby you can then calculate your portion of the production...

Oil/Gas: Gas well regulations?, Alabama setback from residence
Alabama setback from residence: The info you are looking for is found here: http://www.gsa.state.al.us/documents/misc_ogb/goldbook.pdf The pertinent section is located on page A-10 under: 400-1-2-.02. Spacing of Wells (h) No well shall be drilled within two hundred (200) feet...

Oil/Gas: Leased Interest in Grant County, OK, grant county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission
grant county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission, gas database: The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is the oil and gas regulatory body for the state of Oklahoma, and on their website you can find a wealth of information about what s going on in the area where your mineral rights are located. You can search their oil and...

Oil/Gas: Leasing, royalty owner, interest owner
royalty owner, interest owner, reply thanks: If your property is close to the oil company s well bore then you will be forcing your way in. The distance question is really the only question that matters. If you have 40 NMA then you are in a pretty good position. The only issue I can see is if your...

Oil/Gas: Leasing, conservation unit, continuous production
conservation unit, continuous production, rpl: Doesn t matter. As long as your tract is in the unit, then anything producing in that unit will hold your lease. It s possible (but unlikely) that the unit could be de-spaced sometime in the future, at which point your tract might drop out of the unit...

Oil/Gas: measurement of production, well royalties, horizontal well production
well royalties, horizontal well production, measure well flow: Is there a way it can be done, probably yes. Is it done, no. There is no practical or regulatory need to do so. A horizontal well has a path that stays in the same formation at the same vertical depth. This means that the formation pressure and potential...

Oil/Gas: Mineral right inhereted, google search, oil and gas commission
google search, oil and gas commission, affidavit of identity: You will need to visit the Clerk office where the property records are kept in each county that you believe that he owned mineral and/or property. You will ask the clerk to give you a short tutorial on where everything is and how to get started. Remembering...

Oil/Gas: NPR after Order of Commission ruling, royalty owner, royalty interests
royalty owner, royalty interests, royalty interest: The 1/8 you saw in the spacing order will not affect your royalty, it is simply the minimum allowed by the state. Most people (including your mineral owner) will likely negotiate better than a 1/8 lease. Your NPRI is derived from the mineral owner, so...

Oil/Gas: Npri royalty/drillsite tract, archer county texas, great grandmother
archer county texas, great grandmother, oil and gas company: You would receive 1/16 of 1/8 or .0078125 of the production from the wells drilled on your property - but the well would need to be located on the property in which you have the NPRI. I assumed that you meant that the well was on your property from your first...

Oil/Gas: oil drilling, oklahoma corporation commission, gas database
oklahoma corporation commission, gas database, page hope: The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is the oil and gas regulatory body for the state of Oklahoma, and on their website you can find a wealth of information about what s going on in the area where your mineral rights are located. You can search their oil and...

Oil/Gas: oilandgasleaseinbrazoriatexas, determining status of old oil and gas lease
determining status of old oil and gas lease: Geraldine, The first thing that needs to be done is research to determine if there is a possibilty that the first lease you signed for 3 years was held by production by the drilling of a well and continuous production since that time. The Texas Railroad...

Oil/Gas: Override Royalty Interest, ORRI
ORRI: Travis, If the Assignment which creates the ORRI stipulates that the Assignor reserves the difference between lease burdens and 75%, then, yes, a 5% ORRI would be created. The determining factor would be what the document stipulates which establishes the...

Oil/Gas: Percentage Depletion Deduction, percentage depletion allowance, irs regs
percentage depletion allowance, irs regs, qualified accountant: Jim, I am not a CPA and suggest you confirm my answer with a qualified accountant. However, I do believe that regardless of how the interest was acquired, that yes, a percentage depletion on production can be taken. Thank you for asking me to assist....

Oil/Gas: Plug and Abendon well, shut in well, plug well
shut in well, plug well: Viral, The well is not economical, it is a money loser and the operator is not willing to put good money after bad in order to continue working with it. The tone of your concerns sound like you suspect the oil company of shutting in the well in order...

Oil/Gas: Re-opening a Plugged and abandoned Well, whipstock, communication path
whipstock, communication path, cement: Yes, the cement plugs are drilled out and the fluid is circulated until clean returns are observed. Caution must be used when drilling the plugs because pressure may have built up below the plugs and there is no way to know this until a communication path...

Oil/Gas: RecievingMight be receiving royalties for someone with same name?, unclaimed funds, oil company
unclaimed funds, oil company, google: You are very wise to get a second opinion. I would do the following - talk to the division order person at the oil and gas company. Tell them that you are attempting to verify the ownership interest. Ask them to please send you the pertinent copies of...

Oil/Gas: Right of Way, cattle guards, oil and gas exploration
cattle guards, oil and gas exploration, eagle ford: You can always ask but the courts generally take the view that you are not damaged any more by having one road for 4 wells than you are for one well...even though there will be more trucks going over that road. The court s idea is that the same square footage...

Oil/Gas: selling mineral rights, gas and condensate, rio vista ca, mineral rights
rio vista ca, mineral rights, serpa: The decimal you gave me represents a very, very small interest. In my opinion you would be better off just keeping them as no one will give you much for that small an interest. We re talking probably 36 times the average amount of your checks over the past...

Oil/Gas: WI Operations, change operators, workover operations
change operators, workover operations, oil lease: Your question: If you don t sign are you still liable for expense if they do the work? This depends on the document that defines your working interest; the answer to this question should be outlined in that paperwork. If it is not, then I would pose this...

Oil/Gas: winter blend, winter gas costs, summer and winter gas
winter gas costs, summer and winter gas: Joyce, Both gasoline and diesel fuels change for the summer and winter seasons. I am sure if you google something like what you wrote you will find a wealth of information about it. Lets do this in reverse. Summer gas is more expensive because it has more...

Oil/Gas: Will, affidavit of heirship, nieces and nephews
affidavit of heirship, nieces and nephews, royalty interests: The will controls the distribution of the property. The issue will come down to how the judge reads the provisions found in the document. The order of who get the property is important...does her sister get the property and then if she is deceased then...

Oil/Gas: deep leasing in 12-14-24, cordillera energy partners, mineral owners
cordillera energy partners, mineral owners, county groups: There were several other companies leasing in this section last year and the year before including Chesapeake and Cordillera Energy Partners III, but the last one I see filed was in April of 2012 so it may be that Ward IS the only company currently leasing,...

Oil/Gas: per diem, per diem, travel expenses
per diem, travel expenses, exempt employees: Donald, I really don t know about this as it is more of a legal question concerning time and wages rather than drilling technology but it may guide your actions if I recount what I have seen and what I have received for myself. I am a consultant and therefore...

Oil/Gas: evaluation of mineral rights, mineral interest, mineral rights
mineral interest, mineral rights, exploration and production: The only entity qualified to do this, if it is done, is the county in which the minerals are located. You can call the tax assessor/appraiser in the county in which the minerals are located and ask them if they place a dollar value on the minerals. ...

Oil/Gas: Gear Oil, proper lubricant, viscosity index
proper lubricant, viscosity index, meropa: Hello Dennis There is a lot more to choosing a lubricant other than viscosity index. However, A direct interchange for your Esso product would be either a, Chevron Meropa 320 or, Fuchs Renogear V320 The best bet is to go by the application and environmental...

Oil/Gas: Hill Co. Montana Lease Offer, location location location, leasing tips
location location location, leasing tips, drilling costs: Well, it s about location, location, location of course, and unfortunately your location is not a good one. I m pretty sure no one else is getting much more than a $5/acre offer right now either in this area. You could of course just refuse to lease if you...

Oil/Gas: How to Get Info on Extraction in Texas?, texas railroad commission, survey section
texas railroad commission, survey section, lot 33: Rick, In Texas, you can check online with the Texas Railroad Commission at www.rrc.state.tx.us/divisions/og/og.html. By providing the Survey description and Abstract No. A.C.H.B. Survey Section 25-A-412, Brazoria County, TX), you will be able to determine...

Oil/Gas: Inherited Mineral Deed, mid 1920s, mineral deed
mid 1920s, mineral deed, seminole oklahoma: Keener Oil and Gas Company (918-587-4154)out of Tulsa, OK operates a couple of small oil wells in the southeast quarter of 27-9N-6E. You might give them a call and ask if they show you or your relatives you inherited from in their pay deck. Likely if you...

Oil/Gas: Lease offer, stephens co, stephens county
stephens co, stephens county, lease agreement: This question was in the pool and not assigned to me so I thought I would pick it up and see if I could provide some answer. If you choose to participate you will be paying your share of all the costs and exposed to the liability of the well. I don t...

Oil/Gas: leasing after oil co. bankrupcy, bankruptcy effect on mineral lease
bankruptcy effect on mineral lease: A bankruptcy will hinder your lease from being developed as the leasehold interest is considered an asset by the bankruptcy trustee and court. The lease is an asset of the entity and can be sold to another company and developed or the company can reorganize...

Oil/Gas: Leasing in Roger Mills County, OK 11N-23W, mills co, rpl
mills co, rpl, cmm: RK Pinson and Associates (a land company) is the most recent company to file leases in this section, but that was back in October so kind of doubt there s much leasing going on in the section now. Likely if someone wants to lease you you ll be contacted (assuming...

Oil/Gas: mineral ownership, determining current mineral owner
determining current mineral owner: Jewel, The only way that you can determine if you own mineral rights is to review the public records in the county clerk s office in the county where the property is located and conduct a records research for the last owner s name, to see if there are any...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Reservation & Trustees Sale, duchesne county utah, question thanks
duchesne county utah, question thanks, utah attorney: I wouldn t spend another minute on the research. It is grey area and you will be frustrated - only a judge can make a ruling on issues like this. Renew the lease but remove the paragraph that warrants that you own the minerals. Tell them that they are...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights Lease/Assign, couple miles, mineral rights
couple miles, mineral rights, energy company: George, The answer is based upon one fact that you must determine - how close is (or how likely is) production to your minerals? If the production is near by or on all sides of you and they are very likely to hit oil/gas on your property then take the...

Oil/Gas: Minerial Interest in Craig County, OK, craig county, mineral deed
craig county, mineral deed, mineral acres: Not to burst your bubble, but there s not much going on in that area of the state really so I don t think these would be worth more than $150 per acre were you to sell them. Unless you really just want to sell them I d probably suggest hanging on to them rather...

Oil/Gas: non participating royalty calculation, royalty calculation, oil and gas litigation
royalty calculation, oil and gas litigation, litigation attorney: Mr. Wells, Ratification does not affect nor give approval as it relates to the royalty amount...you can t do anything there. Ratification only effects whether the lease can be pooled with other leases. If they do not get your signature on a ratification...

Oil/Gas: Non-Participating Royalty Interests, NPRI, non participating royalty interest
NPRI, non participating royalty interest: The Doctor owns royalty if the well is drilled but he is not a mineral owner for purposes of the lease. He is tied to what someone else negotiates for the lease and royalty amount. It isn t a very good position to be in since he cannot negotiate his own...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas lease, gas lease, oil company
gas lease, oil company, time limit: I can t believe that you did it either! There is a time limit on all leases that requires the oil company to drill and produce a well. This is called a primary term. If the oil company has not drilled, completed and produced the well so that you are receiving...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Lease, austin chalk, eagle ford
austin chalk, eagle ford, gonzales county: If you have not received royalty on the well since May of 2011 then you do need to move forward with a lawsuit to terminate the lease and you take over the operations on the well. You will make money with 15 bbl per month even if they can t. You can reach...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Lease Hayes County Ne., question pool, hayes county
question pool, hayes county, hambright: This question was in the question pool so I thought I would pick it up. Sorry for the delay, evidently the person it was assigned to didn t have any info. Hayes is not a very active area. The averages that I ve seen in the area are between $5 and $100...

Oil/Gas: Oil and gas mineral rights, warranty deed, mineral interest
warranty deed, mineral interest, last will and testament: An affidavit will not be adequate as a last will and testament. You will need to find a Warranty Deed or a Quit Claim Deed and fill that out, execute before a notary public and give those away before you pass away. Otherwise, you will need to execute...

Oil/Gas: oil, gas & mineral rights in Upshur County Texas, determining current ownership
determining current ownership: Valerie, In order to obtain the answers to your questions, I will list below what is required to obtain that information: Question 1: How does one find out if anyone has drilled on the land and are there any wells located thereon? Answer 1: You can...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Royalties, oil and gas royalties, payne county ok
oil and gas royalties, payne county ok, royalty check: An easy way to estimate your potential royalty in a hypothetical (or actual) well is to use what s called your decimal interest. It s a good thing to know, because your decimal interest is also used by the company to figure your royalty. To figure your...

Oil/Gas: Oil Lease offer - San Patricio County, Texsa, san patricio county, oil lease
san patricio county, oil lease, texsa: Adam, I do not know what the current offers are in this area, but I always recommend you checking with other landowners in the area to see what they have agreed to sign for. Remember, I didn t say: what they were offered , but, what did they agree to sign...

Oil/Gas: Oklahoma Lease Offer, oklahoma corporation commission, payne co
oklahoma corporation commission, payne co, gas lease: If you have not already been force-pooled then you should be able to lease for at least $200/acre and 1/8 royalty, but I would suggest trying for 3/16 royalty instead. The section was forced-pooled in December for 1/5 royalty and no bonus as the default...

Oil/Gas: Ownership of deep gas with existing old shallow gas lease, shallow oil, shallow gas
shallow oil, shallow gas, gas transmission: If there is a depth limitation on the current lease that is in force for the old well, then a company would be required to lease you again in order to drill deeper than the current well. If the current lease only allows production from certain formations or...

Oil/Gas: Release of Lease, county clerks office, gas lease
county clerks office, gas lease, natrona county: If the lease is producing (i.e. they drilled a well in 2004 or later and it s still producing) then the lease was automatically extended and will continue for as long as there is production from the leased premises. If they didn t commence and drill a producing...

Oil/Gas: Right of Way easement and price per rod, working space, easement
working space, easement, natural gas line: If you only want one line then you should have the limit in the agreement - have that expressly stipulated in the agreement. The price is what you agree to because there is no standard for the industry - the standards are very localized. I think that if...

Oil/Gas: royalty/well info, lifetime lease, royalty owners
lifetime lease, royalty owners, royalty check: If someone buys the well from Zama they will either have to continue producing the well, and you get to keep getting free gas or they will have to re-drill a new well and you may have the opportunity to continue to get gas from the new well at your own connection...

Oil/Gas: Suspended Royalty Payments, state comptrollers office, suspense account
state comptrollers office, suspense account, royalty payments: It s actually good that they hold them for five years before sending them to the state. That way, for the first five years at least, you are probably due some statutory amount of interest once they figure out it s you they re supposed to be paying. Once it...

Oil/Gas: Trustees Deed and Assignment for Royalty Interests, royalty interests, exhibit section
royalty interests, exhibit section, landmen: The Dear County Clerk approach will likely be viewed as much too general in nature to be effective. I think you could just convey each trust s interest in total to you and your sister and file those conveyances of record in the applicable counties, thus...

Oil/Gas: Value of mineral rights 1999, thorn in my side, apostle paul
thorn in my side, apostle paul, tax accountant: The actual value, if any, would have been and should still be available by contacting the Ellis County Tax Appraiser at: http://ellis.oklahoma.usassessor.com/ If they don t have the info you are needing then you will have to follow the Apostle Paul s...

Oil/Gas: Well spacing orders, dewey county, spacing purposes
dewey county, spacing purposes, leasing agent: It is classified as a gas well for spacing purposes, even though it is producing some oil (or condensate...i.e. liquid gas) as well as gas. The 40 acres you saw on the lease likely referred to pooling and unitization, which is not the same thing as a spacing...

Oil/Gas: XTO gas lease, xto, gas lease
xto, gas lease, rpl: You really can t without taking them to court, which I wouldn t advise. I d just let the interest accrue until the start paying. They are probably just swamped. If there s a title issue then you ll need to get that straightened out before they can begin paying...

Oil/Gas: Affidavit of Heirship Continued, suspended royalty, inheritance
suspended royalty, inheritance, affidavit of heirship: Thanks for the additional information. Now that the problem is narrowed down to only the question of whether or not a Affidavit of Heirship filed into Carter County, Oklahoma will be sufficient to get the suspended royalty money released to your husband....

Oil/Gas: Buying Mineral Rights
First stop should be the a href= http://www.mineralhub.com/value-your-minerals/ How Much Are My Mineral Rights Worth? /a article on the Mineral Hub website. Though the article is geared towards people selling, it is based on information buyers use when...

Oil/Gas: When will I get my Division Orders?, Division Orders, first check of royalty
Division Orders, first check of royalty: Kim, It is hard to estimate when an Operator s Division Orders will be sent out. Usually, Division Orders are prepared after a Division Order Title Opinion is rendered by an oil and gas attorney. Some Operators have Division Order Title Opinions rendered...

Oil/Gas: Division Orders and Forced Subordination Agreement, withholding royalties, mortgage subordination agreement
withholding royalties, mortgage subordination agreement: Sandy, thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your questions. You gave quite a bit of information raising several questions, so I ll take it one piece at a time. Am I right in assuming the earlier agreement with Chesapeake for gas drilling rights...

Oil/Gas: Initial Production
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Oil/Gas: oil and gas royalty
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Oil/Gas: Federal Land Bank Mineral Rights & Royalties, mortgage, federal mineral rights
mortgage, federal mineral rights: You must read the deed that was signed by the seller as part of the closing when the loan was taken out to see if the minerals were severed from the surface in that transaction. I am not aware of any federal program ever enacted that allowed the Federal...

Oil/Gas: Gas lease, Texas drilling permit
Texas drilling permit: Adam, excellent question. Unfortunately, permitting a well is only one step of about 10 steps needed to get a well drilled. A drilling permit in Texas is good for only 2 years. The oil company can actually haul a rig onto the lease the day before the permit...

Oil/Gas: Follow up question
If you d like to send me the legal descriptions I can take a look at the wells and see what s up. You can email me directly from the Mineral Hub website s Contact Us page. www.mineralhub.com. If you d like to sell them we can help with that as well if...

Oil/Gas: Impact of Measurement Activity on the Oil and Gas Sector
I believe you or the company has a type o in soil for oil . Not sure though. understanding the impact of measurement activity of the soil and gas business Either way, without knowing what the company specializes in, it would be to difficult to say...

Oil/Gas: Initial Production
Initial production figures are often not a good indicator of how a well is actually going to do. Often these figures are deceptive, especially on horizontal wells, whose initial production rates are generally much higher than vertical wells, but their production...

Oil/Gas: Land Patents, inheritance, affidavit of heirship
inheritance, affidavit of heirship, administration of an intestate estate: Thanks for the follow-up question. And thank you for the offer to pay me, but I won t accept any kind of payments for the help I give on All-Experts. Now to answer your questions. If you have inherited the mineral rights or royalty rights but there was...

Oil/Gas: Leases
Hi Bonnie, Thanks for the great question. The proper way to establish a market value for an oil and gas lease involves some research to learn the nature of the prospect (production on surrounding parcels, for example), the likelihood of payout, and the...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Leases in Lipscomb Co., TX
Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, royalty, bonus, and protective...

Oil/Gas: I have an offer to by my lease
There are other companies leasing in your section currently, and I would suggest contacting them as well to see what they may offer. Additionally, a former client of mine had a very bad sales experience with a Mr. Dan Mordhorst of Tulsa several years ago....

Oil/Gas: oil / gas lease
Thanks for the great question. The proper way to establish a market value for an oil and gas lease involves some research to learn the nature of the prospect (production on surrounding parcels, for example), the likelihood of payout, and the expected quantity...

Oil/Gas: oil & gas rights, Chris Termeer, Oil property
Chris Termeer, Oil property, oil & gas rights: I would say look on google maps to see if there is any roads or visible wells on the property. That would be the easiest way. If there is strange roads with open areas like a circle then they might of drilled. It sounds like you would have to hire someone...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas royalty
Thanks for the great question. The proper way to establish a market value for an oil and gas lease involves some research to learn the nature of the prospect (production on surrounding parcels, for example), the likelihood of payout, and the expected quantity...

Oil/Gas: Oil Lease Renewal, lease offers
lease offers: Katherine, Did your oil and gas lease contain a vertical pugh clause which would release all rights below a certain interval at the end of the primary term? That would be the only way you could be expecting a Division Order to come in, and also be speaking...

Oil/Gas: owner interest, division order, transfer order
division order, transfer order, joint tenants with right of survivorship: Thanks for asking me to help you with your questions. 1. Is the decimal shown on a division order the same number as the owner interest as shown on a tax appraisal? Yes, it should be. But so you will understand why they can sometimes differ, let me explain...

Oil/Gas: Questions about Buying a home without mineral rights, reserved mineral rights, minerals reservation
reserved mineral rights, minerals reservation, mineral rights sale: Thanks for directing your questions to me. I hope to be able to help you. I ll answer your questions in the order they are asked. Is this a normal practice for this area (to sell surface land and keep the mineral rights)? Yes, it is common in every state...

Oil/Gas: royalties
If you re making $100/month that s about $1200/year. If you really want to sell these mineral rights I ll certainly buy them for the same $1000 your sister sold hers for if your name is on the checkstubs and it has averaged at least $100/month over the past...

Oil/Gas: calculating royalty interest, calculating royalty interest
calculating royalty interest: Tom, The information you have provided above does not include the net mineral acres you own, or percent of the 340 acres that you own. Your question starts off by saying that you have a mineral deed . Are you selling an undivided 5 acres mineral interest...

Oil/Gas: Decimal percentages, calculations, converting fractions to decimals
calculations, converting fractions to decimals: Fractions are converted to decimals by dividing the top number by the bottom number on a calculator (or in an Excel spreadsheet). So 1 divided by 6 = 0.16666667. Then to convert that decimal to a percentage, move the decimal 2 places to the right. So 0.16666667...

Oil/Gas: Lease offer in Grady County, OK
As far as leasing goes I d say $500/acre is not bad for your area. Don t let them extend it past three years though unless they offer you more per acre if the extension is exercised. The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html...

Oil/Gas: Lease value, lease value in Oklahoma
lease value in Oklahoma: Rose, I am unable to provide you with the market bonus prices being paid in Section 25, T16N-R17W in Oklahoma as I have not been actively working in the area. This is something that would only be available to someone who was, or had been working in the area;...

Oil/Gas: Mineral lease in Payne Co Sec 28-19N-R4E of IM
What leads you to believe it s below the going rate? That may or may not be the case in my opinion. I think the $7000 figure ($200/acre) is about the average rate being paid currently, especially since the units are smaller than 640 acres in most cases. Still,...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights Offer
Since you asked about the a href= http://www.mineralhub.com Mineral Hub /a , I ll take this opportunity to put a plug in. I can t promise you (nor should anyone) that listing your mineral rights for sale on the Mineral Hub (or anywhere else) will absolutely...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights in Yuma County Colorado
Michael, in case you aren t already aware, there isn t much at all going on in Yuma County as far as oil and gas goes (whether you are in 4N or 4S Township doesn t matter...both are pretty inactive.) My guess would be that the mineral rights are probably worth...

Oil/Gas: oil & gas royalty transfer
You can do it yourself, but I would still advise having an attorney draft the deed as it needs to be correct in order to effectively transfer the interest. That said, you can find many examples of Mineral Deeds online to use as models for your own deed and...

Oil/Gas: Payne County, OK Lease Offer
If the home finds out about the bonus money, then they ll likely want her to sell the mineral rights too in order to help pay her medical costs assuming she s receiving aid from the state for her stay there. I d stick with 3/16 and (at least) $300/acre....

Oil/Gas: re-entry
Hi Lester, You did not say if your lease is expired. If it is not, they still have it and can drill or not, as they choose. If it is expired do a phone book or web search for Oil and Gas Landman and let them know you have some land with an expired lease...

Oil/Gas: Selling nonproducing minerals, sell royalties, mineral rights sale
sell royalties, mineral rights sale: I would recommend contacting Legacy Royalties at www.legacyroyalties.com. They will take a look at how much mineral rights you own and the development status in that area, to make the highest offer. Thanks for contacting me to help you with this. Let...

Oil/Gas: one wierd lease
Terry, Chesapeake s headquarters are here in Oklahoma City. If you follow the news, then you know they have had some significant disruptions in management. You say that you have not heard from them. The first thing to do would be to make sure that...

Oil/Gas: What should I do abt Oil Co Oversight, post-production lease, leasing after production
post-production lease, leasing after production: You claim that you have been receiving royalty attributable to the 1-acre tract even though you have not signed a lease. How do you know this? You say you signed two other leases that you know are included in the pooled unit--that is why you are currently...

Oil/Gas: Activity on Site
Hello Farrell: I am not familiar with that S-T-R in Beckham County but there is a corresponding S-T-R in Caddo County. In regards to activity in Beckham County, I know Chesapeake, New Field and Dominion and have been active in the area. Thanks again....

Oil/Gas: Assignments for Oil and Gas Leases
If the assignments were in fact used as collateral for a loan than has since been paid off then of course you shouldn t expect anything from the assignments. Additionally, if there was never a well drilled on that lease then none of the assignments made to...

Oil/Gas: Cost of reworking oil wells, Chris Termeer, Termeer
Chris Termeer, Termeer, Chris: no cost ranges are disclosed in the book as the price of things such as chemicals, equipment, and even labor often changes per company and/or supplier over time but the procedures are discussed in depth. It seems that your product is only good for relatively...

Oil/Gas: Division Order S15, T20N, R4E Payne County, OK
Yes Terri, the signing bonus indicates they think you own 22.4 acres. The lease only indicates the gross acres in the tracts they are leasing, not what you own. I d go by the lease bonus, as you did. If interest is included when you get your first check...

Oil/Gas: Fractionalized Mineral leases, missing unpaid royalties, unclaimed property
missing unpaid royalties, unclaimed property: Based on only the information you have given in your question, I would say the answer is likely yes. And to help you collect what you may have coming to you, here are a couple of things you can do. 1. Find out the name of the company that is paying the...

Oil/Gas: Gas leases for 2014 - 2015
Hi Richard, The decision to approach you to renew or seek to obtain a lease would be up to the pertinent Oil and Gas company and that would most likely depend on their projected exploration goals and business strategy. If your lease has expired and no drilling...

Oil/Gas: Land ROW price data
I have never heard of their being a database of such things. Best thing to do would be to contact a local bank that handles land or leasing for some of their customers via their trust department or something similar. Often, banks that manage the assets...

Oil/Gas: Lease Offer in Grady County, OK
Terms aren t bad, I still agree with that. As for current drilling activity, the a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information...

Oil/Gas: Oil/Gas Lease
Ordinarily: If drilling is commenced during the two or three year primary term, then the lease is held until production ceases, at which point the lease expires; if drilling is not commenced during the primary term, then the lease expires at the end of the...

Oil/Gas: Oil & gas lease
R.D. Davis and Ass. is about the only company buying leases right now, and they re probably buying for a client oil company (they may or may not tell you, but I think it may be Laredo Petroleum.) I live just south of here in Beckham County and can tell you...

Oil/Gas: oil gas leases
Jamey, Assuming that the transfers were recorded, you can obtain copies of the leases at your county clerk s office for that county. Whether the lease is still in effect usually depends on whether production has continued, but, yes, a lease from the 80...

Oil/Gas: old oil and mineral deeds value
If your grandparents sold their interest, or willed it, or parts of were inherited by other heirs, then that would obviously have an impact on the value. The County Clerk s records would show the state of the title as to any subsequent sales. I assume your...

Oil/Gas: Owner has interest in a quarter hbp and a quarter not hbp. Purchased from separate individuals after the base lease was taken. Is his interest open in non-hbp quarter?
Not really enough info here to answer property, but I ll just assume it s an Oklahoma lease you re talking about, and thus Oklahoma law would apply. If not Oklahoma, then you ll need to resend your question with a proper legal description or contact an expert...

Oil/Gas: Pottawatomie county
The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: residential gas well problems
Hi Carol, I appologize for taking so long to answer, I have been thinking about your problem while finishing New Years with my daughter and new son-in-law. With the information you have given it is really impossible to make even a good guess. In the past,...

Oil/Gas: Strange lease clause, Chris Termeer, Oil Leases
Chris Termeer, Oil Leases, Oil Lease: Jim, From the look at things your leasing efforts have veered off course. Possibly past the point of no return. Since this matter pertains to a lease or a form of a contract I have to disclose that none of this response should be used as legal advice...

Oil/Gas: Tiltle to Property for Mineral Rights
You will very likely need the services of an attorney and a researcher to determine the heirship of the parties. A complete record will be necessary and this will be used to open a Quiet Title action in the District Courts here in Texas. The District Court...

Oil/Gas: under or lack of payment, coal mining rights, unrestricted Indian lands
coal mining rights, unrestricted Indian lands, leasing: Thanks for giving me the opportunity to answer your question. You have provided several problems simultaneously, so I will try to pick them apart so I can give you what help I can on each. Since the FILP s were issued to your grandparents as individuals,...

Oil/Gas: Assigning an O&G Lease - from an estate (TRUST) to the heir (TRUST), Estate transferring to Trust
Estate transferring to Trust: Michele, I applaud your willingness to want to help your friend, but since you are dealing with a legal matter here, you must be careful. Nine times out of ten, you will gain more by letting a professional handle a matter like this, than trying to avoid...

Oil/Gas: CARTER COUNTY OKLAHOMA, carter county oklahoma, barnett shale
carter county oklahoma, barnett shale, south central oklahoma: Township 1 S, Range 3 W is very near the intersection of Carter where Jefferson and Stephens County connect. This happens to also be where a good deal of geologic diversity has occurred. This is where the Ardmore Basin and the Marietta Basin converge....

Oil/Gas: Current Lease Offers OK County 23-13N-2E, negotiating skills, oklahoma county
negotiating skills, oklahoma county, leasing tips: That s probably about the going rate in this area actually, and New Dominion (or a land company working for them) is about the only company I see leasing there currently so their won t be much competition for you to shop too doesn t look like. If you only...

Oil/Gas: Division Order. What is it? , natural resources code, texas natural resources
natural resources code, texas natural resources, section 91: A division order is a document sent out once a well starts production. It s purported purpose being to spell out, in decimal form, the percentage of the well they plan to pay you on. The decimal is arrived at by taking into account how many acres you own in...

Oil/Gas: fair price for lease, gas lease, land co
gas lease, land co, mineral rights: From my understanding the average price per acre in the area is about $225 but your royalty amount is on the top end of what I ve seen as is your term. Most leases are for a term of 5 years and the average royalty of about 16.667%. I believe your offer...

Oil/Gas: Grady OK Mineral Rights Sale, oklahoma bar association, easy target
oklahoma bar association, easy target, mineral estate: 1. I first must tell you that I am not ever in agreement with the sale of a mineral estate. You should keep these minerals - whoever is wanting to purchase them knows about the considerable amount of activity in the area and because you are in Oregon and...

Oil/Gas: Information on Oklahoma Production, oklahoma corporation commission, deceased father
oklahoma corporation commission, deceased father, ponzi scheme: The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: Installing new (24") pipeline on existing right of way, county clerk office, easement
county clerk office, easement, listener: The answer will be found in the original agreement. Each easement agreement is a matter of contract and the terms of the contract are negotiated and then strictly interpreted from the originally executed and subsequently recorded document. The original...

Oil/Gas: Lease Bonus & Royalty Rate; Logan Co., OK, logan co, royalty rate
logan co, royalty rate, logan county: Tommy, I have not been involved in Logan County, OK and do not have that information to provide you with. I would recommend that you contact some of the nearby landowners to see what offers they have been made and accepted. Also, I would inquire as to what...

Oil/Gas: Lease options versus top leasing, right of first refusal, montana properties
right of first refusal, montana properties, yr term: The new potential buyer can top lease you if they want to, but if your current lessee decides to extend its option prior to your initial primary term extension, then the new potential buyer would be out of luck for another five years so I doubt they d be willing...

Oil/Gas: Lease Pittsburg Co. OK, pittsburg co, natural gas prices
pittsburg co, natural gas prices, continental resources: The most recent leases I see filed in your section 32-5N-14E were filed in 2010 so it s unlikely you ll find anyone wanting to lease those currently. Continental was the major buyer back in 2010 as well. Bearcat Land (leasing for some oil company) did buy...

Oil/Gas: Where to List my Mineral Rights, best web site, mineral rights
best web site, mineral rights, market exposure: As long as the mineral rights aren t in Canada (harder to sell to American buyers) I would suggest listing your mineral rights for sale on the a href= http://www.mineralhub.com/ MINERAL HUB /a , which is my website. I get more traffic than a lot of the...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Interests, oklahoma corporation commission, mineral interests
oklahoma corporation commission, mineral interests, mineral interest: To find the company you call the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and tell them that you want to know who is operating a well, give them the legal description and let them know you are inquiring because you are due royalty from the well. Another option is...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Lease - Winkler County, TX, winkler county texas, gas leasing
winkler county texas, gas leasing, mineral acres: While I m not that familiar with the current oil and gas lease terms being offered in Winkler County I would agree that if you don t know much about the business it might be a good idea to contact an oil and gas attorney to help you with the negotiations,...

Oil/Gas: Mineral rights and small estate affidavit, affidavit of heirship, small estate affidavit
affidavit of heirship, small estate affidavit, affidavit of heirship form: The affidavit of heirship is the document that I recommend even though it is not directly an instrument of conveyance - though the end result is such. Therefore, normally the instrument will not have a location for land description/assets. There is nothing...

Oil/Gas: Mineral and Warranty deed in Logan County, OK, oklahoma corporation commission, mineral deed
oklahoma corporation commission, mineral deed, warranty deed: If everything went to the wife (which is not the case if the husband died without a will), then she could transfer both her and her husband s (former) interest if she wished. See an attorney as to how to properly convey the interest. The attorney could help...

Oil/Gas: Money held in suspense, natural resources code, texas natural resources
natural resources code, texas natural resources, lease language: I believe Section 91.402(a) and (f) of the Texas Natural Resources Code states that once a well begins producing they have 120 days to begin paying you, and ongoing payments after that are due no later than 60 days after the end of the calendar month in which...

Oil/Gas: Need someone to negotiate a lease, pittsburg co, landman
pittsburg co, landman, lessees: The fact that Chesapeake is apparently not working in that area anymore does not bode well for you getting them leased again anytime soon, but that could change in the future as activity picks up. There may be other companies that would be interested in...

Oil/Gas: net profit, mineral royalties, mineral royalty
mineral royalties, mineral royalty, royalty owners: Lois In your first example, the mineral owners royalty is 1/5. If you meant to ask what the mineral owners net decimal interest is in a unit with a 1/5 royalty, here is how you calculate that: take the mineral owners net acres and divide it by the number...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas involved in a contract, mineral rights, rpl
mineral rights, rpl, cmm: It means the buyer will not be getting any of the mineral rights under the property being purchased, since they apparently were previously reserved by a former owner of the property. In other words the buyer will be getting all the property SAVE AND EXCEPT...

Oil/Gas: Oil and gas lease, Prior purchaser, escheated funds
Prior purchaser, escheated funds, NACO.org: I m afraid I cannot directly help you with part one of your question for abfew reasons. First, I didn t take note of the state/county of the area in question. In Texas we have the Rail Road Commission (www.rrc.state.tx.us/). This is a good resource for many...

Oil/Gas: oil/gas in North/South Dakota, oil and gas landman, deed records
oil and gas landman, deed records, national registry: There is not a national registry. Oil companies and individuals are required to record the ownership of minerals and leases only in the county in which the property is located. In order to verify the ownership you will have to hire an oil and gas landman...

Oil/Gas: Oil Royalities - lease, texas railroad commission, gaines county
texas railroad commission, gaines county, landman: There is no good news for you today. Your question - Where can I go to find out how many acres I have Answer - you will need to go to the courthouse and do the research to determine what you were granted, the amount you conveyed and what remains...or,...

Oil/Gas: old oil lease, Terms, held by production
Terms, held by production, rentals: If I am understanding your question correctly Texaco lost this lease from 1973 because they left suddenly and were not either holding it by production or paying anything to keep the lease active. The option to release for the next 50 years part has me a...

Oil/Gas: Past royalties?, stephens county oklahoma, interest owner
stephens county oklahoma, interest owner, gas lease: In the typical situation the answer is yes - he should be entitled to any funds which should currently be held in suspense. If your husband owned the minerals at the signing of the lease and we can presume that he did because they are wanting him to sign...

Oil/Gas: Quitclaim Deed, dickens county, maternal grandmother
dickens county, maternal grandmother, gas lease: If she has been granted the land then it appears to just be a bully move. Perhaps you could attempt to find out why she they want her to sign a quit claim deed. I would imagine that you will create friction if they want something and you will not give in...

Oil/Gas: Reclaim Non-Producig Mineral Rights, leasing activity, mineral owner
leasing activity, mineral owner, mineral rights: The only way to obtain the mineral rights would be to buy them from the current mineral owner once the attorney finds out who it is. You could also search the county clerk s records yourself of course to determine who the current owner is. Just because mineral...

Oil/Gas: Royalty interests, affidavit of heirship, royalty interest
affidavit of heirship, royalty interest, caddo county: The affidavit was a good idea, as it will help put anyone searching the area on notice that you have inherited them and that they should now contact you and your brother concerning these rights, rather than your father. Selling them is of course an option,...

Oil/Gas: Royalty Lease Shale, gross production, severence
gross production, severence, priveleges: The language is indeed for the gross production minus the severence taxes because the words in the document state ...the sale of ALL oil, gas, and condensate produced. The lease probably also states that the operator has the right to use natural gas free...

Oil/Gas: How to transfer a working interest, working interest divestiture
working interest divestiture: Yes - there is hope. There are online auctions that you can go on and divest yourself of the interest. You would basically put the property in as a no-reserve and see what you can get. Here is the web address for one that I know of that has pretty good...

Oil/Gas: Understanding Lease Terms, kicker 2, royalty payment
kicker 2, royalty payment, integration clause: I wouldn t suggest agreeing to a five year extension option unless they are willing to pay you at least TWICE what they are offering for the first five years if they decide to extend. A depth clause shouldn t be a problem. If they won t agree to that I wouldn...

Oil/Gas: Activity in Lincoln Co, OK Sec 6 TWP 14N, oklahoma corporation commission, leasing activity
oklahoma corporation commission, leasing activity, lincoln co: No new drilling activity or leasing in your section, though there are still several producing wells there, one in part of the SE/4 and one in part of the SW/4. Both are very small gas wells and unless you own within their spacing units of less than 80 acres...

Oil/Gas: Affidavit of Heirship - Mineral Interests - Property Descriptions, exact property, mineral interests
exact property, mineral interests, mineral lease: I would ask each oil company for a copy of the recorded lease document (scanned is usually easy for them to do) or ask them for the references so you can obtain copies. When they give you the document numbers then you will have the reference information....

Oil/Gas: Colorado oil pipeline easement, washington county colorado, colorado state board
washington county colorado, colorado state board, pipeline company: A rod is 16.5 feet and the $130/rod is the highest price I ve heard of in Washington County for a right of way. That is $7.88 per foot which is pretty nice. Now the $1.00/foot prices that I ve seen are for smaller gathering lines and not a main trunk line....

Oil/Gas: Affidavit of Heirship - Mineral Interests - Property Descriptions, affidavit of heirship, parents names
Oil/Gas: Affidavit of Heirship - Mineral Interests - Property Descriptions, affidavit of heirship, parents names, heirs at law

Oil/Gas: lease, true leases
Oil/Gas: lease, true leases

Oil/Gas: geophysical permit to search has worrisome clause, st landry parish, right of first refusal
st landry parish, right of first refusal, mineral rights: Johnny The amount that you were offered for a seismic permit is in line with market rates. I myself have granted seismic permit agreements for the same price. It does not allow anyone to drill an oil or gas well on your property. You are wise to check with...

Oil/Gas: Jefferson County, OK Lease Offer, gross acres, plugh
gross acres, plugh, south dixie: You actually want to ask for either a depth clause, or a HORIZONTAL Pugh clause. Since even oil companies commonly misinterpret vertical vs. horizontal Pugh clauses, I d stick with depth clause since everyone knows what that means. With only 1/3 of...

Oil/Gas: Landman/Leasing, chesapeake office, brokerage company
chesapeake office, brokerage company, lease agreement: It does seem a little fuzzy but generally the answer is no. The majors hire a land company to conduct their title and leasing review and get as many signed up as possible. As things in the corporate Chesapeake office change they move and remove brokers....

Oil/Gas: lease, anderson county texas, bonus payment
anderson county texas, bonus payment, google: The only way you know if this is legitimate is if the check for the bonus payment clears the bank. As for the bonus amounts - $150 is the highest I ve heard being paid in Anderson County with 16.67% royalty. If you can get those numbers then I d take them....

Oil/Gas: Leasing, gas lease, oil and gas
gas lease, oil and gas, bankruptcy: George, I do not have a bankruptcy clause to furnish you with. It is unclear to me whether you want the Bankruptcy Clause for your position, or the Operator s. If you would like to provide me with additional information I will try to help you. Thank...

Oil/Gas: Logan County, Ok, logan county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission
logan county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission, oil gas production: I am afraid that I cannot tell you much on this. I am not a Landman and am have never been in the field. I have no way of knowing who may be prospecting. Check your neighbors? I just Googled Logan County Oil & Gas Production myself and found this site...

Oil/Gas: Mineral acrage, title abstractor, royalty checks
title abstractor, royalty checks, mineral deed: Roland, In order to determine what your mother-in-law owned at the time of her death in mineral rights, a professional oil and gas mineral title examiner would have to research the real property records of the County/State, where the mineral interests are...

Oil/Gas: Mineral interest deals, interest deals, mineral interest
interest deals, mineral interest, carter county: Best way to find out what they re really worth is to get them in front of more potential buyers. Listing them on my website, the MinerL Hub, is a great way to do that and as a client (free to list though) I will also help evaluate any offers that come in...

Oil/Gas: mineral owner, mineral owner, title question
mineral owner, title question, oklahoma statutes: They will not have to pay for attorney fees, since there was apparently a title issue that needed curing by means of the cross-conveyance. They should however, pay you at least 6% INTEREST on any funds they were keeping in suspense due to the title question....

Oil/Gas: Mineral rights, uintah county utah, minerals company
uintah county utah, minerals company, gas operator: The only way to know for sure is to check or to have the Public Records in Uintah County checked by someone familiar with mineral interest. You would have to pay a landman or an oil and gas attorney to review the records and determine the number of acres...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights, oklahoma corporation commission, gas database
oklahoma corporation commission, gas database, mac answer: $500/acre is probably a decent offer. I ve heard of $250 being offered in nearby townships. I d try to get them to drop the 2-year extension option though unless they re willing to pay you at least $750/acre if they exercise it. Calvin Energy is also leasing...

Oil/Gas: mineral rights in Pontotoc County OK., pontotoc county oklahoma, crown energy
pontotoc county oklahoma, crown energy, mineral acres: Crown Energy is the omly company I see that has filed leases recently in your section, though a company called American Energy is also leasing nearby, though could be just another version of Crown I don t know, but you might contact them to see if they d offer...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights Transfer to Daughter, mineral deed, county court house
mineral deed, county court house, mineral interests: You can simply have your local attorney in Maryland draft an Oklahoma-compliant mineral deed or quit-claim mineral deed transferring the interest from you to your daughter. You could actually do this without an attorney but I would recommend using one unless...

Oil/Gas: minerals on property, mineral estate, title search
mineral estate, title search, severed minerals: Thomson P, The only way to know if there are minerals associated with a property is to conduct or have a mineral title search conducted. An explanation of this process is on my blog page on my website found below. You can do this but you must be there...

Oil/Gas: Where is my money!, oil and gas, mineral lease
oil and gas, mineral lease, mineral deed: You have not provided any details about the name of the company with which you are trying to do business. I cannot imagine any valid reason for a legitimate company to ignore your 20 phone calls. Unfortunately, you may have been the victim of a scam...

Oil/Gas: NAKED OWNERSHIP OF PROPERTY, parish courthouse, state of louisiana
parish courthouse, state of louisiana, sheri: Sheri, If the documents say that you get ownership and those have been filed of record in the Parish Courthouse Clerk s office then you should be OK. Of course, her kids can fight you all day long so make sure those documents are recorded and you have...

Oil/Gas: natural gas units, nieghbors, operating agreement
nieghbors, operating agreement, company b: Who pays you is a component of their company joint operating agreement between Co. A and Co. B. You will be paid if they include you in the production unit. Keep in contact with the company you leased to and make sure they are working to get you included...

Oil/Gas: Net vs. Gross royalty payments, gross royalty, royalty payments
gross royalty, royalty payments, issue one: Just tell them you want a no deductions clause in your lease. That will take care of the post-production costs issue if they abide by the clause. If they don t, then you would have to take them to court in order to enforce it, but better to have it in there...

Oil/Gas: Oil & Gas Lease Offer Request, petroleum landman, franklin county illinois
petroleum landman, franklin county illinois, coal rights: 1. They probably haven t done a thorough title search yet. Once they do they ll figure it out. 2. Net mineral acres are those acres you own within a larger gross acreage tract. For instance if you own 10 acres under the NW/4 of 36-5S-4E you own 10 net...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas leasing, pottawatomie county, leasing activity
pottawatomie county, leasing activity, gas leasing: Not a lot of leasing activity has ever occurred in your section, and Cycle Land Services seems to be the only one leasing there, or in adjacent sections. Because of this your negotiating power will be limited. If I had less than five acres I d probably...

Oil/Gas: Oil Lease Value, seminole texas, oil lease
seminole texas, oil lease, rpl: It could, but you can count on the oil company or their representative trying to get your lease for as little as the market will bear, so I d check with other neighbors nearby they may be after as well to see what they were offered before signing. Having an...

Oil/Gas: Ownership of P&A Wellbore, re-entering plugged wellbore
re-entering plugged wellbore: Tena, If a well has been plugged and there are no other active wells which maintain the oil, gas and mineral lease which the plugged well was drilled under, then the ownership of the wellbore rights would be determined only by reviewing the expired oil and...

Oil/Gas: pipeline easement, washington county colorado, temporary restraining order
washington county colorado, temporary restraining order, scare tactic: The Temporary Restraining Order is a weak attempt by them to scare you. The only leverage they have against you is if they are a public utility and begin proceedings to take the easement by eminent domain. Colorado is becoming more and more liberal and...

Oil/Gas: pipeline easement pricing, pasture farm, cattle guard
pasture farm, cattle guard, pasture land: That is more subjective than a lease bonus question. You, as the landowner, must balance the necessity and greater good of the installation with the permanency of the installation. Usually, pipelines are installed and not bothered unless there is a problem....

Oil/Gas: Probate required before payment? , royalty owner, probate attorney
royalty owner, probate attorney, suspense account: It s up to the oil company really, but as you ve found, some (most actually) won t pay and will instead place payments into a suspense account until ownership is determined. Unless you have marketable title to the mineral rights, which, if they were inherited...

Oil/Gas: Releasing upooled portion of lease, pugh clause, pool-all clause
pugh clause, pool-all clause, expired acreage: If your lease agreement does not require the oil company to release the acreage after expiration then you will not be successful in obtaining a release. Carefully read your lease for Pugh Clause language. I would suggest that future leases that you enter...

Oil/Gas: royalty payments, mineral royalties, royalty payments
mineral royalties, royalty payments, default spacing: Some wells that are oil wells you will need to be within 467 from the well bore - that is the default spacing for a producing oil well. A natural gas well will allow a larger unit for the production and that would be about 2600 . The engineers believe...

Oil/Gas: seismic drilling, geology course, seismic drilling
geology course, seismic drilling, drilling company: M This is outside my area of expertise, except for a short geology course a long time ago. I would consult with a local geologist on this. If nothing else, try to talk to a professor of geology at a local college or university. Please do not approach the...

Oil/Gas: understanding lease royalty, royalty owner, percentage terms
royalty owner, percentage terms, equal one: James, Believe it or not, the standard lease for provides the royalty owner 1/8 of the production. Often, the royalty owner is able to negotiate a higher percentage, depending upon the perception of how valuable the lease is. In percentage terms, 1/8...

Oil/Gas: 2.5 net minerial, dimmit county texas, mineral acres
dimmit county texas, mineral acres, gas lease: I m very sorry for the delay in answering. The original expert that had this question bumped it to the question pile and I just noticed it. The average prices that I ve seen in Dimmit County, Texas range between about $500 per acre up to about $2,500 per...

Oil/Gas: Assignment of Oil and Gas Lease, pecos county texas, texas railroad commission
pecos county texas, texas railroad commission, e hitchcock: An assignment that old isn t worth researching in my opinion. The lease that was assigned has long since expired, and currently there is no production anywhere in Survey 98 anyway so unless it was a hundred-year lease it s probably not even worth researching....

Oil/Gas: Beckham County Oil activity Follow up Q, oklahoma corporation commission, beckham county
oklahoma corporation commission, beckham county, leasing activity: Several years ago you could have probably gotten $1000/acre to lease. I d say you re going to be closer to $500/acre currently. $750 if you re lucky (or persistent, and have a lot of acres to lease.) If/when some new wells are drilled here the bonus amounts...

Oil/Gas: Bent County, lease proposal, bent county
lease proposal, bent county, mineral rights: I think the $450/acre offer is a fair offer for this area. Not much going on there really these days, though since they are leased there is of course a chance it will get drilled before the lease expires (which is likely what the potential buyer is hoping...

Oil/Gas: Will Bequest, royalty interest, lease operations
royalty interest, lease operations, mineral owner: Operatorship is irrelevant. The will stated that A receives all my mineral rights in the oil wells in X county, Texas that are currently under lease with ABC Oil Company. What is dispositive in this case is what is under lease - operations of the wells...

Oil/Gas: career path after Asst.Driller, career, office job
career, office job, offshore: The link below will provide a good starting point for your search. http://www.indeed.ae/jobs?q=drilling&l=Abu+Dhabi Also, I would try to attend any conferences in your area on your days off and bring several copies of your resume and talk to people at...

Oil/Gas: Carter County, OK Activity, carter county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission
carter county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission, xto energy: The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: Correction lease? , bonus money, rpl
bonus money, rpl, legal description: The original lease is not valid if the legal description is incorrect, so you are right it needs to be corrected or they don t have a lease. Since you agreed to a certain bonus the first time I would honor that if it were me and just sign the correction lease,...

Oil/Gas: Depth clause., electronic communications privacy act, royalty owner
electronic communications privacy act, royalty owner, mail transmission: Donald, Most commonly, it would refer to a clause which, after a certain amount of time for drilling, releases back to the royalty owner the right to drill to depths other than the one in which the well is completed, which would allow the royalty owner...

Oil/Gas: Different Fractional Mineral Rights, mineral rights ownership, royalty rate
mineral rights ownership, royalty rate, gas liquids: That breakdown make sense but the oil company s interest in paying you bonus only on the gas is not right. I agree. They are only offering the bonus on the 1/4 interest you own in the gas. So you would ask ti strike oil from the lease. If they obtain...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Lease Anderson County, Texas, anderson county, leases
Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Lease Anderson County, Texas, anderson county, leases, memorandum

Oil/Gas: oil and gas production, new leases, leasing activity
Oil/Gas: oil and gas production, new leases, leasing activity, northern boundary

Oil/Gas: Hughes Co OK min rights purchase request, coral ridge presbyterian, coral ridge presbyterian church
coral ridge presbyterian, coral ridge presbyterian church, hughes county oklahoma: Yes. You could go to the county clerk s office in Hughes County, Oklahoma and search through their records for those sections and determine what, if any, of the mineral rights the church owns. If there s nothing in the county clerk s records referencing their...

Oil/Gas: Intermittent gas well producer, willing listener, pecos county
willing listener, pecos county, drilling tools: You don t have any options outside of the provisions in the lease form you executed. They probably have an exact number of days the well can be shut in before it has to be turned back on or released. The other issue is that the Texas Courts have drawn a...

Oil/Gas: Lease notation, madison county texas, johnson county texas
madison county texas, johnson county texas, acre unit: The 50 could be where the surface location is...if it is a horizontal well. I don t know if they need a horizontal for the woodbine - I thought those were primarily vertical wells. I would protest since adding the additional 50 acres is diluting the royalty...

Oil/Gas: Location of oil rights I partially own, wheeler county texas, mineral estate
wheeler county texas, mineral estate, surface location: There are two ways that landmen go about identifying property taken from a mete and bound legal description and translated to a street address: 1. The legal description is drawn by the landman and the legal usually has identifying markers that tell the...

Oil/Gas: Lost Mineral Lease, electronic communications privacy act, mail transmission
electronic communications privacy act, mail transmission, mail messages: Dale, You may be right. It would probably require some legal work, perhaps a lawsuit, to straighten this out. If you are seeking legal representation, then please contact me privately by e-mail. I would be happy to assist you. L. Mark Bonner ...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Lease Offer, oklahoma county oklahoma, administrative law judge
oklahoma county oklahoma, administrative law judge, oklahoma corporation commission: They won t take you to court if you refuse their offer, but they may apply to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to have your interest (and anyone else they either couldn t find or couldn t reach an agreement with) force-pooled into their proposed drilling...

Oil/Gas: mineral rights transfer, mineral interest, mineral estate
mineral interest, mineral estate, notary seal: I am only able to answer this question in part since I m not aware of tax codes in Canada. In order to transfer mineral interest in the states you only need to have a deed prepared conveying the property to the daughter executed by the current owner and...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights Valuation, johnston county, mineral rights
johnston county, mineral rights, rpl: Yes, there is a way. Check out the FAQ page on the Mineral Hub (link below.) There is one on there that covers mineral valuation. Reading that will help you figure out how to value these, and it s the same process most buyers use. Hope this helps you out....

Oil/Gas: Net Working Interest, Net Working Interest, oil
Net Working Interest, oil, gas: Working interest owners pay expenses from the well such as equipment costs, upkeep of the well (maintenance) and other miscellaneous charges like overriding royalty interest. A royalty owner does not pay these expenses - they only pay taxes and sometimes...

Oil/Gas: New lease, Lease rights after primary term
Lease rights after primary term : Ray, The correct answer to your questions can only be answered after the oil, gas and mineral lease which you granted is reviewed. There are many different variations to which a lease can be authored which provide what rights an Operator holds once the primary...

Oil/Gas: New lease/ producing field, royalty owner, alfalfa county
royalty owner, alfalfa county, royalty interest: Ray, I would have to review your original lease and the correspondence between you and the lessee in order to try to address this issue. If there is a clause that releases non-producing zones, then it would be clear that a new lease and bonus would...

Oil/Gas: Odd looking Oklahoma divisio order, tripower, gas lease
tripower, gas lease, resources llc: Probably not a fraud but if you have doubts see an oil and gas attorney prior to signing so he/she can make sure it s not a fraud ; and more importantly, can make sure it doesn t attempt to change any of the terms of your oil and gas lease. Hope this...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Lease Anderson County, Texas, anderson county texas, anderson county tx
anderson county texas, anderson county tx, william albright: Ms. Honer, The normal lease bonus for signing an oil and gas lease in Anderson County, TX is about $50.00 per acre. This is a one-time payment as consideration for you executing an oil, gas and mineral lease. If you have 100% of the minerals under this...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas production, future drilling and development
future drilling and development: Donald, The first indication of future drilling and production is the level of interest companies have in leasing the rights. If the mineral rights are unleased - then the likelihood of drilling and production in the near future are very hard to determine....

Oil/Gas: Oil lease ownership, oil gas petroleum production
oil gas petroleum production: Leonard, According to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the operator of record is Petrova Oil & Gas, attn: Ronny Powelson, 580-255-6373. The corporation commission data base didn t have a record that it had been plugged, nor any production information....

Oil/Gas: Original Mineral Lease Lost, mineral owners, mineral lease
mineral owners, mineral lease, gas lease: The current oil and gas lease, if there is one, should be filed of record with the county clerk in the county where the minerals are located. The 1949 lease would only be valid today if there has been continuous production from the leased premises since then;...

Oil/Gas: Overriding royalty interest, royalty interest, interest question
royalty interest, interest question, gas lease: Yes, as long as the 1960 doesn t expire before they drill them, and covers all the formations/depths they plan to drill (it probably does.) You d also want to make sure your ORRI is not a term interest (i.e. only good for so many years, rather than good...

Oil/Gas: pipeline easment, grimes county tx, pipeline installation
grimes county tx, pipeline installation, easement: A general rule is that the easement is going to be not seen but permanent (because we do not know when it will be released if ever). When considering that the easement is perpetual the idea is that you are selling that portion of the land but still get to...

Oil/Gas: Pipeline Map BridgeTex, pipeline maps, pipeline companies
pipeline maps, pipeline companies, straight lines: Sam, They will not let this information out to keep the prices down. If someone knows that a potential pipeline runs in a particular area they will buy properties to limit access of the pipeline or increase costs. For this reason, the location of the...

Oil/Gas: Proving Heirship of Mineral Rights, honoring lease bonus
honoring lease bonus: Ms. Yeates: Unfortunately many times when the rights to a lease have been assigned to another company, they do not pass on the historical information, which seems to be the issue in your case. Question, has the Affidavit of Heirship been filed in Dewey County,...

Oil/Gas: royalties, mineral estate, accounting department
mineral estate, accounting department, company states: You have the right to have the issue clearly explained to you. They have an obligation to make sure the correct person receives the revenue from the well. But, it could be that they did not make a mistake. They should prove to you why you are not receiving...

Oil/Gas: Seismic permit with leasing option, titus county texas, leasing option
titus county texas, leasing option, mineral owners: Signing that one document could tie up your land for more than 6 years. After having said that...the prices they are offering are very good for Titus County so you have to weigh the benefit of the possibility of having production since Titus is not that...

Oil/Gas: Selling mineral rights, location location location, oklahoma corporation commission
location location location, oklahoma corporation commission, mineral rights: You can read more about how to value your non-producing mineral rights a href= http://www.mineralhub.com/value-your-minerals/ here /a on the Mineral Hub website, which is also a good place to a href= http://www.mineralhub.com/list-minerals/ list them...

Oil/Gas: Trying to get minerals leased., sequoyah county, leasing activity
sequoyah county, leasing activity, ok state: If there s any leasing activity in your area you ll likely be contacted by a lessee, so you don t really need to go looking for one, and I d say that s pretty much a waste of time if you ve been offered a lease before since they obviously know how to find...

Oil/Gas: Water Rights, Water rights in Texas
Water rights in Texas : Alicia It is my understanding that the water rights belong to the surface owner. Consequently that is why you have not been able to locate much info on the Texas Railroad Commission s website because the Texas Railroad Commission governs the oil and gas rights....

Oil/Gas: Working Interest vs Entitlement Interest, jibs, true number
jibs, true number, financial responsibility: I have never heard of an entitlement interest so you may want to address another here about that aspect. A working interest, however, is an interest which carries a financial responsibility unlike a royalty or override. Through not a part of my everyday workflow...

Oil/Gas: How Much Per Acre Is My Lease Worth?, oklahoma county oklahoma, royalty rights
oklahoma county oklahoma, royalty rights, one hundred dollars: Your question about, what amount of per acre signing bonus should I demand, is an excellent question. You are probably familiar with legal proceedings which you have seen on television. In court, opinions about the value of leases are provided by expert...

Oil/Gas: Baca County, CO Lease Offer, baca county co, magnolia circle
baca county co, magnolia circle, south magnolia: You didn t provide me a legal description, which would have been helpful (which is why I ask for one on the Instructions from Expert page visible prior to asking your question) but there are actually only a couple of companies leasing in the whole county...

Oil/Gas: canadian county oil lease sect 33, one hundred dollars, amy thanks
one hundred dollars, amy thanks, oil lease: Amy, Thanks for inquiring. Your question about, what amount of per acre signing bonus should I demand, is an excellent question. You are probably familiar with legal proceedings which you have seen on television. In court, opinions about the value...

Oil/Gas: Career Choice, electronic engineers in oil and gas industry
electronic engineers in oil and gas industry: Mahmood, Thank you for using AllExperts. At the exploration stage seismic equipment is all electronic and needs re-design and maintenance. At the drilling stage the drilling tools use telemetry systems to transmit formation information to the control units....

Oil/Gas: Converting woking interest into ORRI or NRI, royalty interest, orri
royalty interest, orri, liabilities: You will want to convert to an ORRI (Overriding Royalty Interest) Royalty means that you will not incur liabilities during any phase. A NRI (Net Revenue Interest) means that there is a gross and expenses are subtracted (You are still liable for them...

Oil/Gas: Decimal calculation in the Bakken, richland county mt, acre unit
richland county mt, acre unit, gross acres: I would ask them how they came up with that decimal. You ve got me! If she owns 42.64 acres in a 638.80-acre spacing unit with a 19% royalty then her decimal should be 42.64/638.80 X .19 = .012682529. Keep in mind that if you were getting the acreage figure...

Oil/Gas: Division Order and Payment Delay, canadian county oklahoma, royalty payments
canadian county oklahoma, royalty payments, oklahoma company: By state law, a company in Oklahoma has six months from first sale to begin paying on any new well. Any payment that comes for production more than six months old will be subject to interest of at least 6%, and as much as 12% per year. See the Production Revenue...

Oil/Gas: Division Orders, Before Payout, After Payout
Before Payout, After Payout: Josh: There is no calculation that determines a Before and After Payout. These amounts are determined based on the expenses incurred to drill the well, and revenue received from the production of the well. Once an Operator s revenue received equals the...

Oil/Gas: Drilling Oil/Gas, rotary rig, drilling oil
rotary rig, drilling oil, oilfield: Drilling is performed with a rotary rig; the video at the link below provides a good explanation about the process. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSbF33KpieM Once the well is drilled then it has to be completed . There are many different techniques...

Oil/Gas: Drilling Oil and Gas, drilling methods
drilling methods: OK, Nikhil, This sounds like classwork to me but I will try anyway. I will try and with these assumptions: land well and directionally drilled and drilling only. For both the “high tech” and “low tech” well the cost of bits, casing and mud will be similar...

Oil/Gas: Royalty payments, obama, trucking
Oil/Gas: Royalty payments, obama, trucking, rail facilities

Oil/Gas: Fracturing balls, fracture balls, fracture sand
fracture balls, fracture sand, proppant: Winston, I have no idea nor do I even know how to find out. It is provided by the service companies doing the fracturing and shipped in metal bins. I have never seen an ad, convention paper or exhibit that had a number. One would have to multiply the number...

Oil/Gas: Gas Prospects in Stephens County, OK, gas prospects, royalty payment
gas prospects, royalty payment, family inheritance: Development may be imminent but that is closely held information by the potential drilling companies. They don t want other drillers to get wind of their potential find and go out and compete with them for acreage. The landmen may be attempting to lease...

Oil/Gas: No Lease, unleased owner in well
unleased owner in well: Dean, You will need to check with the Oklahoma Oil & Gas Commission online site, from time to time, to check and see if a well has been drilled within a mile of your property, to see if your property may be included in a unit for the well. Their website...

Oil/Gas: No lease notification. Thrown in the pool., royalty owners, royalty interest
royalty owners, royalty interest, elk city: If in fact you weren t offered a lease, and were not listed on the forced-pooling application or order, then they are technically trespassing on your minerals. This does give you some bargaining power but if you push too hard they likely will just apply...

Oil/Gas: Leasing and Drilling near Ringling, OK? , oklahoma corporation commission, jefferson co
oklahoma corporation commission, jefferson co, regulatory body: Yes, there is some drilling going on in township 3S-4W, which is north of Ringling. Some leasing as well. Most leases in the area are paying between $150/acre and $250/acre currently. The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html...

Oil/Gas: Logan Co., OK mineral lease rates, oklahoma county oklahoma, royalty rights
oklahoma county oklahoma, royalty rights, logan co: Subject: How Much Per Acre Is My Lease Worth? Question: I own royalty rights to a tract of land in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Could you tell me how much I should demand when I lease the drilling rights to an exploration company? Answer:...

Oil/Gas: mineral right, drilling oil, oil company
drilling oil, oil company, minerals: Patrick, In order to answer this question much more information is needed. I would need to see the deed where you inherited the minerals and have a more complete understanding of what the oil company is talking about. This is not a question that can...

Oil/Gas: NPRI in Texas, montague co, plains marketing
montague co, plains marketing, royalty check: My apologies. I should not have assumed that you owned the mineral rights and elected the NPRI rather than signing a lease. You say, I got a copy of the deed and it states that if at any time in a ten year period since 1941 oil and gas is not produced...

Oil/Gas: oil and gas lease, royalty interest, oaklahoma
royalty interest, oaklahoma, faulkenberry: The draft is no good anymore, and it s likely she was paid some other way, such as with a check. It s also possible they changed their mind about leasing and thus she didn t try to deposit the draft. I d say it s not worth pursuing. Hope this helps you...

Oil/Gas: oil well production, decline curve, royalty owners
decline curve, royalty owners, accounting department: There is no standard answer for this question. In my experience the normal decline curve is not so steep. It is more likely that there is a downhole problem that is causing a mechanical problem. I would call the oil and gas company and speak with the accounting...

Oil/Gas: PIPE LINE DAMAGE CLAIM, drainage issues, personal stake
drainage issues, personal stake, question pool: (I picked this question up from the question pool because whoever it originally went to couldn t answer it and put it in the pool) The landman s pay is not tied to these damage issues unless it is a very small company and he has a personal stake in the...

Oil/Gas: Production/Sales Volume, concept question, production volume
concept question, production volume, production volumes: There are very few reasons the two numbers would differ and they would only differ on natural gas. Oil will only differ if there is some kind of leak. On natural gas, the two possibilities that I am aware of are: 1. The pump or other equipment is...

Oil/Gas: Proving Heirship of Mineral Rights, affidavit of heirship, dewey county
affidavit of heirship, dewey county, california probate: Continental is just being picky I think, or perhaps has some reason to believe you did not inherit from your mother and so is asking for proof. Most companies will lease heirs with a simple affidavit of heirship as you ve done in the past, but apparently...

Oil/Gas: Will they renew my Blaine County Lease?, mineral owner, blaine county
mineral owner, blaine county, qep: If your lease expired without them contacting you, then they either drilled a well and you ll eventually hear about it, or they didn t drill, and weren t interested in re-leasing your minerals. In your case I m afraid it s the latter. In fact there are no...

Oil/Gas: Research Drilling Minerals, grimes county texas, mineral owner
grimes county texas, mineral owner, research drilling: The research company out of Grimes needs to obtain written permission from the surface owner and the mineral owner for this type of research . Yes, the company will be trespassing. The only right that an oil company has is to extract or attempt to extract...

Oil/Gas: Royalty payments, royalty check, royalty payments
royalty check, royalty payments, burke county: Darllene, It depends on the well. Generally, they produce a lot at the beginning and taper off. Sometimes production will fall due to maintenance to the well, or the timing of the truck that hauls the oil away or other reasons. Unfortunately, I don t...

Oil/Gas: Royalty Pymts without a Lease?, oklahoma corporation commission, royalty payments
oklahoma corporation commission, royalty payments, best bet: You should receive notice from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission telling you about a forced pooling hearing. The oil company will hold this hearing and you will then have an opportunity to lease or participate in the drilling of the well. Your best...

Oil/Gas: Value of lease, washington county colorado, royalty reduction
washington county colorado, royalty reduction, royalty payment: First, I have done work for the company involved and will do work for them in the future, but notwithstanding that full disclosure, this information can be verified from other sources. The part of the paragraph that lead you to believe that you would be...

Oil/Gas: value of lease, question pool, love county
question pool, love county, royalty: James, The original answerer put this question in the question pool so I picked it up to give you a quick answer. The last I ve heard about Love County, OK is the following: $50-650 bonus with the average being about $100/acre Royalty being 12.5%...

Oil/Gas: Well assignments, division orders, and procedure guidelines, nadoa, rpl
nadoa, rpl, grantor: If the assignment itself states effective 1/1/2013, then that s when it s effective. The standard is that the grantor should not have agreed to an effective date of 1/1/2013 unless he/she were okay with it. There really is no legal standard for this type...

Oil/Gas: Cleaning up chain of title, pittsburg co, pittsburg county
pittsburg co, pittsburg county, oil and gas landman: I m not sure what you will need to do to get these cleaned up but I ll give you two easy options and one harder option: Depending on what you are needing to do to clean them up, it may be easier to search for and hire an oil and gas landman to assist you...

Oil/Gas: cross unit well, oil, natural gas
oil, natural gas, oil development: Jim, Your questions lacks a lot of information such as what state you live in, township, etc. you fail to even state what drilling company is doing this work or potential work. If I was you I would refer to the oil and/or natural gas leasing document...

Oil/Gas: easement and right-away, oil and gas company, easement
oil and gas company, easement, issue at hand: I m hoping that you are referring to easements within the State of Texas...and if so: Anyone can file an easement of record. Usually the oil and gas company files the document with the County Clerk. Once the record is filed then all the oil and gas company...

Oil/Gas: Easement and Right-ways, gas pipeline company, mom and dad
gas pipeline company, mom and dad, easement: The easements that are signed are perpetual and cannot be rescinded unless there is a provision in the contract for abandonment. You should visit the courthouse and obtain a copy of the original easement agreement. This agreement contains all the terms of...

Oil/Gas: Cleaning up chain of title, landman, energy group
Oil/Gas: Cleaning up chain of title, landman, energy group, group llc

Oil/Gas: How to figure decimal interst. , royalty acres, metes and bounds
royalty acres, metes and bounds, royalty interest: To determine your decimal interest you d want to take the royalty acres owned and divide it by the spacing unit size, then multiply the result by the royalty fraction. The result would be your decimal interest. Looks like for you the formula would be (as...

Oil/Gas: formations & configuations, north dakota, oil and gas units north dakota; got minerals?
north dakota, oil and gas units north dakota; got minerals? : Patrick, Drilling Units are set up by the state oil and gas commission and require a public hearing so all parties may be notified. A unit configuration is set up for a particular zone in accordance with the most efficient drainage for that formation which...

Oil/Gas: lease offer, oil product, gatherer
oil product, gatherer, top dollar: You may receive your checks from the guy you lease to or the operator of the well...or, the gatherer of the oil product. Each project is negotiated so there is not a standard answer for that question. It is irrelevant, from my point of view, with whom you...

Oil/Gas: Going Lease Rate Grady County, OK, grady county oklahoma, royalty bonus
grady county oklahoma, royalty bonus, protective clauses: Negotiating the lease terms in an oil and gas lease is much like negotiating any other contract. Most terms in an oil and gas lease are negotiable. Your ability to effectively negotiate provisions such as length of primary term, royalty, bonus, and protective...

Oil/Gas: Mineral leases, burleson county texas, easement
burleson county texas, easement, surface water: The highest I ve noted in Burleson County, Texas is $940/acre but the common number that is showing up is $250/acre. It s hard to say if there was something additional in the 940 figure that could have contributed to the higher rate like drill sites, prior...

Oil/Gas: mineral ownership for sale, got minerals?, wanting to sell minerals, wanting to sell royalties, , mineral interest, m grady
mineral interest, m grady, professional record: Virginia I have been handling matters for people who want to sell their minerals for years. Certainly you should seek someone who has a trusted, professional record who can advise you. The oil and gas business is very complex and there are many different...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Ownership by tenants in common, dower rights, sister sally
dower rights, sister sally, remainder interest: You have several different issues in here, of course...I am assuming that Sally passes away intestate and we are passing this interest by the default intestacy rules 1. Each state is going to treat this issue differently. 2. The specific conveyance from...

Oil/Gas: Mineral rights, carter county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission
carter county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission, husbands name: In order to find out what is owned, you d either need to look for mailings your husband received from oil companies wanting to lease the interest that may have included the acreage, or you could visit the county clerk s office in Carter County and search for...

Oil/Gas: Oil,Gas and Mineral lease, some unanswered questions, mineral lease
some unanswered questions, mineral lease, weld county: Neva, I have some unanswered questions about this. You are leaving out a lot of details like who the oil company is, who applied for drilling permits and when in relation to the old lease, why the old lease ran out. You say they weren t able to contact...

Oil/Gas: Oil Production in Creek County, OK?, oklahoma corporation commission, regulatory body
oklahoma corporation commission, regulatory body, rpl: The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: passing mineral rights to husband/daughter, joint tenancy with rights of survivorship, life tenant
joint tenancy with rights of survivorship, life tenant, life estate: So far as I understand; a quit claim or gift deed would need to be prepared, executed and filed prior to your passing. A transfer upon death deed also exists that may be an option for you. I believe that this can be prepared now and filed later. While it couldn...

Oil/Gas: Payment for pipeline across my minerals? , surface owner, mineral rights
surface owner, mineral rights, rpl: If they re running gas lines across where you own minerals you will not be compensated for that, nor should you be because the right-of-way granted them has to do with running a pipeline across the land, not the minerals underneath. You will only be compensated...

Oil/Gas: payment of royalties, brother sister, mineral rights
brother sister, mineral rights, oil company: That would most likely be defined in the contracts between you (family members) and oil company or the language of your inheritance. Would advice an attorney, an estate attorney or trustee of an estate. This is not so much a question about oil and gas but...

Oil/Gas: Probate of Mineral Rights in North Dakota, affidavit of heirship, mineral rights
affidavit of heirship, mineral rights, life estate: Bonnie, The answer depends on how the interests were held. If a joint tenancy, life estate and remainder, or trust was used, then they may avoid probate. If no estate planning was done to avoid probate, then you may not have to probate them, still, because...

Oil/Gas: relative permeability, OIl and natural gas permeability, Water alternating gas injection processes (WAG)
OIl and natural gas permeability, Water alternating gas injection processes (WAG), oil: Mohammad, In regards to your question. 1- so I want know is there any method to calculate three phase relative permeability directly? This is mostly a question for a individual who specializes in geophysical fluid dynamics as it pertains to the movement...

Oil/Gas: selling mineral rights, oklahoma corporation commission, royalty rate
oklahoma corporation commission, royalty rate, mineral acres: The Aderholt #1 in 9-15-23 is indeed a pretty poor well currently, producing only a tad of gas each month and no oil from what I can see. The small 1/8 royalty is not helping you on this section so they are correct about that as well. The well in 8-15-23...

Oil/Gas: temporary cnostruction site lease, crude oil pipeline, pasture land
crude oil pipeline, pasture land, pipeline company: There is no set amount so make the first offer your high offer. I ve seen some ask for new fencing or a new road/well drilled, etc. The company will calculate the damage payment based on what an acre of pasture land would sell for in that area and then...

Oil/Gas: Washita County, OK Lease Offer, washita county, bonus amounts
washita county, bonus amounts, royalities: The Instructions from the Expert you (hopefully) read prior to submitting your question explains that I really prefer and need a legal description in order to answer questions regarding lease offers or bonus amounts etc, because they are location specific...

Oil/Gas: Acreage discrepancy on Mineral Lease and Division Order, tarrant county clerk records, property tax records
tarrant county clerk records, property tax records, tarrant county clerk: The proper way to handle this is to send a certified letter to the operator rescinding the Division Order that you signed and ask them to correct the acreage subject to the unit. A short list of the relevant abbreviations and additional information: BPO...

Oil/Gas: Bonus/royalty%, montague county tx, acre range
montague county tx, acre range, acreage: I have seen some leases in the $1,000/acre range but the common amount is going to be closer to the $2-300 per acre. These are not scientific but general guides. The royalty averages at about 20% up to 22.5%. The closer production is to your acreage...

Oil/Gas: Cementing, career pathway, field engineer
career pathway, field engineer, iwcf: If you are interested in drilling or completing then you might want to look at getting some higher education in the areas of IWCF and IADC This link below might be able to help you. http://www.petroleumtraining.org/fast_track_driller_course.php I am...

Oil/Gas: Cementing, career pathway, field engineer
career pathway, field engineer, integrity management: The cementing process is an integral part to the well construction process. The knowledge and experience that you will gain while working in this job role will be used for the rest of your career. Many people do not realize the importance of designing and...

Oil/Gas: Decminal interest, acre unit, mineral acres
acre unit, mineral acres, lease states: No it is still off by a factor of about 1000: (240/1280 acres) = .1875 of the entire unit times 3/16 RI = .03515625, not .000047700 You might try calling the North Dakota Industrial Commission. I don t know if they have the spacing info on their web...

Oil/Gas: Due Diligence Clause (Period), due diligence, proper language
due diligence, proper language, lease form: To eliminate this clause completely on a lease form you should put one single line through it and initial in the margin of the document. I would argue that if you are going to be bound by (ii) then you should insert the following: Lessor shall be paid...

Oil/Gas: Ethane/Naphtha Cracker power, Oil feed stock, natural gas separation
Oil feed stock, natural gas separation: Your question will most likely depend on several factors. - is the cracker already build and or established? if not. Then the power consumption will depend on the design and the feedstock that enters into the processes. To answer your question...

Oil/Gas: Existing Lease and Forced Pooling, bonus money, driller
bonus money, driller, occ: The answer will depend in part on what the pooling order says and really, the whole chain of documents, offers, acceptances, elections, and so forth. Usually the correspondence from the driller is pretty specific about what they think you own, your decimal...

Oil/Gas: Fracturing Balls, how big are frac beads, find frac sand
how big are frac beads, find frac sand: Winston, Thanks for using AllExperts and choosing me. However, I am wondering about your queries. It may be that you wish to invest in fracturing materials because it is a hot field. I don t know but a quick web search for fracturing PROPPANT or fracturing...

Oil/Gas: Fracturing balls, oil and gas fracking, oil and gas frac
oil and gas fracking, oil and gas frac, natural gas fracking: Winston, Just like any other manufactured product, the question of who is best or the top individuals in the industry will vary from one individual to another. The proppants used in fracking will vary in not only size but also in what they are made from,...

Oil/Gas: Guadalupe County, N.M., guadalupe county new mexico, mineral search
guadalupe county new mexico, mineral search, mineral interests: If the ranch next door ever had any production then they may be worth something. What we need is a crystal ball to see what we have down below the earth. 30 years ago there was no way to know that the current shale gas would be available. Because no one...

Oil/Gas: Hydraulic Oils, prone to combustion, shell tellus
prone to combustion, shell tellus, candle flame: Hello Steve regarding your Hydraulic fluid flash point question, No, the flash point would remain the same. However the Flash Point is determined under laboratory conditions, an atomized or vaporized spray leaking from a high pressure system is extremely...

Oil/Gas: Interpreting deed languge transferring O&G interests, Net revenue interest, oil
Net revenue interest, oil, gas: On the first example, you are correct you have one undivided net mineral acre in the NW/4. On the second example, you have .175 (or almost nothing) in this quarter section. The language would have to read 17.5% of the section rather than .175 of an...

Oil/Gas: Investing in land/mineral rights, oklahoma corporation commission, manageable investment
oklahoma corporation commission, manageable investment, decline rates: My advice would be to start out with producing properties only, so that you can at least have an immediate income stream in a known producing area. Even producing properties are not always a good investment however, since wells deplete at different rates and...

Oil/Gas: land rights, Surface use agreement, surface rights
Surface use agreement, surface rights, easement: When you have an agreement with an oil and gas company both sides must abide by that agreement. The oil and gas company has a Surface Use Agreement (SUA) which was signed by the surface owner when the wells were first drilled. This agreement should be...

Oil/Gas: Latimer County OK Activity, oklahoma corporation commission, latimer county
oklahoma corporation commission, latimer county, gas database: I took a look. No new wells in your section or any adjacent sections. No current or recent leasing in your section either. Most of the time you can tell if anything is going on by whether you receive an offer to lease or not. No lease offer, likely nothing...

Oil/Gas: lease for 3D seismic, garza county texas, mineral owner
garza county texas, mineral owner, acre tract: 1. The landowner 2. Not aware of prices in that area, but in any case they are probably minimal since the mineral owner (or the oil company once they lease the mineral owner) does have the right to seismic in most cases and so doesn t really have to pay...

Oil/Gas: leases, muhlenberg county kentucky, muhlenberg county ky
muhlenberg county kentucky, muhlenberg county ky, oil leasing: Mark, I am not able to advise you what the current lease offers are for Muhlenberg County, KY. I have not worked in this area and have done no research in regard to lease market values in this area. I would suggest that you contact any other landowners...

Oil/Gas: Mcclain county oklahoma oil lease, mineral rights, oil and gas
mineral rights, oil and gas, oklahoma oil: Carl, Your question was cut off, I can only assume that this forum cuts off anything that ends in a email or phone number. I would be more then happy to talk with you about your minerals. feel free to email me your contact information to chris(at)christermeer(dot)com....

Oil/Gas: mcintosh county okla leases, Oil and gas leases
Oil and gas leases: Leases in this area can go for a wide range of values. It often depends on several factors. Below is a list of things to take into consideration. - how much ownership will the land owner retain? (if the land owner is wanting to retain more rights or...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights, texas probate code, affidavit of heirship
texas probate code, affidavit of heirship, probate administration: You need an order from the original judge appointing you the administrator (which may have happened many years ago) and then you can draft...or have an attorney draft an administrator/trustee deed and convey the minerals to the rightful owner without further...

Oil/Gas: Mineral Rights - Ownership and idetification, oil company executive, mineral rights ownership
oil company executive, mineral rights ownership, royalty rights: If you happen to live or can travel to Lincoln County, OK, all the records that affect these properties should be on file at the county clerk s office. You d want to have the clerk show you the correct book to begin your search in and then you d want to search...

Oil/Gas: O&G royalties; Oklahoma Canadian Co., social security checks, oklahoma corporation commission
social security checks, oklahoma corporation commission, geologic reports: Happy to! One absolutely free service I use for Oklahoma is the Oklahoma Corporation Commission website at www.occeweb.com. Using their oil and gas division database search allows me to search any section, township, and range in the state for production, drilling...

Oil/Gas: Obtaining mineral rights leases, texas railroad commission, wheeler county texas
texas railroad commission, wheeler county texas, commission gis: Usually there is very little you can do to attract attention to a particular area because the oil and gas companies generate their drilling prospect through pretty specific directions, generally speaking: 1. A geologist or an engineer has an idea, sees...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Leasing, professional geologist, gas leasing
professional geologist, gas leasing, risk tolerance: Of course, you don t want to have the definitive answer that an abstract of title or legal opinion provide, or else you would be hiring one of those done instead of making this inquiry. The land is probably in Payne county. If you knew which part of...

Oil/Gas: Oil and Gas Quitclaim, hughes county ok, joint tenancy
hughes county ok, joint tenancy, mineral rights: Sometimes non-lawyers make mistakes that lawyers would not make. You are correct that your mother-in-law could quit claim her interest to you. As you probably suspect, that does not address her late husband s interest, if any. You do not say how the property...

Oil/Gas: Old Oil Lease, pottawatomie county, gas leases
pottawatomie county, gas leases, oil lease: There has been leasing in your section as recently as 2012, but depending on what part of the section your minerals are in they may not have leased your mother-in-law. There is currently no production anywhere in the section. I m certain they are worth...

Oil/Gas: Opening and closing sequence of Emergency Shutdown, sequence of opening or closing well head valves, why so many valves on trees.
sequence of opening or closing well head valves, why so many valves on trees.: Andre, The rationale for the closing and opening sequence is, 1: to verify the integrity of the tree valves before closing any down hole valves. If the SCSSV was closed first the tubing would be losing pressure while the other valves were being closed and...

Oil/Gas: royalty division, Conveyances, quit claim deed
Conveyances, quit claim deed, warranty deed: From what I ve come to understand from my time in the business as a non-legal professional you will need to prepare a conveyance (quit claim, gift, or warranty deed, etc.) from yourselves as it is styled now, jointly, to yourself and the other party individually....

Oil/Gas: TITLE RESEARCH TIMEFRAME, research timeframe, bank drafts
research timeframe, bank drafts, mineral rights: Most leasing companies will send you a lease to sign and THEN begin checking your title, not the other way around. That s why most lessees send drafts or payment orders to the mineral owner along with a lease to sign and return to them. I don t like drafts...

Oil/Gas: Transfering Mineral Deed from Father (no longer alive) and Mother to Daughter, affidavit of heirship, mineral deed
affidavit of heirship, mineral deed, xxxxx: Heirs are determined by state law in the state in which he was a resident when he passed away. In Texas, for example, it was established until in the 1990 s that when a parent passed away 1/2 the husband s property passed to the kids and the other 1/2 passed...

Oil/Gas: trying to determine acreage from legal descriprion, determining amount of acres
determining amount of acres: Cheryl, Does the mineral deed say what percent of the acreage is being conveyed to you? I take it that the legal description does not state the number of acres described after the legal description? A governmental section is 640 acres; a quarter section...

Oil/Gas: Unit spacing, lease states, gross acres
lease states, gross acres, oil and gas commission: I do not know of a database online of the spacing units for particular areas/fields. You may consider that the Oil and Gas Commission in North Dakota could modify the default acreage from the field rules so it would be best to call the commission and discuss...

Oil/Gas: Value of a WI in a lease, reservoir engineer, business relation
reservoir engineer, business relation, contract engineers: I would hire a contract reservoir engineer to conduct analysis on the lease to give you and NPV-10 valuation of the property. If I needed to find one I would contact the http://www.spe.org/index.php and get their input into contract engineers that are familiar...

Oil/Gas: well production, oklahoma corporation commission, oklahoma tax commission
oklahoma corporation commission, oklahoma tax commission, royalty statements: You will not be able to. Oklahoma does not have a good reporting mechanism for production. I suggest you call the Oklahoma Corporation Commission and the Oklahoma Tax Commission and ask then register your disapproval - somebody isn t doing their job very...

Oil/Gas: Arkansas and "Marketable Product - Minority Rule", lawful deductions, gross proceeds
lawful deductions, gross proceeds, marketable condition: So, my question to you would be: In my case, where no provisions concerning royalty deductions have been provided for, can ANY deduction, other than taxes, be defined as unlawful based on a lack of clarity ? This is definitely a question that you should...

Oil/Gas: Arkansas "Marketable Product - Minority Rule" Parameters, cleburne county arkansas, xto energy
cleburne county arkansas, xto energy, lawful deductions: The marketable product rule you mentioned is great in theory, but in actuality has not been clearly enunciated or exemplified (i.e. defined..as in: What is marketable condition exactly?) by Arkansas (or Oklahoma, where I live) thus it is hard to apply...

Oil/Gas: Canada's New West-East Pipeline, transcanada pipelines, xl project
transcanada pipelines, xl project, cement work: Matthew, Your answer is semi complex. I expect that you will see a lot of jobs pertaining to construction in the developing areas. Jobs like welding, cement work, electrical and all the engineers, management, and permits that are associated with it all....

Oil/Gas: Corporate Legal Responsibility Following the Sale of Mineral Interests, Arkansas, integration order
Arkansas, integration order, lease terms: Your first question is asking what “lawful deductions” are under Arkansas state mandated integration (“force pooling”). I will begin by saying that a direct answer would require giving legal advice, which I can’t do because I’m not a lawyer. But I can tell...

Oil/Gas: Defining WI, OR and RI, county appraisal district, royalty interest
county appraisal district, royalty interest, everyday work: The information you seek is easily found by doing an Internet search so I m not going to take the time to define each term in detail here, however I will tell you that WI = Working Interest, OR = Overriding Royalty Interest, and RI = Royalty Interest. All...

Oil/Gas: Division Order and Incorrect / Lost Decimal, Division orders, escheat
Division orders, escheat, OLA: To my knowledge while it is always best to thoroughly read and understand everything you sign; you shouldn t be forced to forfeit the difference so long as the interest is still all legitimately yours. This may be something you want to mention to a landman...

Oil/Gas: Fair Price for Mineral Rights, mineral owner, mineral rights
mineral owner, mineral rights, campbell county: Well, actually there s no way to know if it s a fair offer without having some knowledge of the area yourself. Therefore, and assuming you even want to sell them, the best thing for you to do would be to let me market them for you on my website, a href= http://www.mineralhub.com/...

Oil/Gas: How to find what's going on in Oklahoma , coal county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission
coal county oklahoma, oklahoma corporation commission, mineral rights: The a href= http://www.occeweb.com/Orawebapps/OCCOraWebAppsone.html Oklahoma Corporation Commission /a (the regulatory body for oil and gas in Oklahoma) has a wealth of information available online relating to oil and gas activity and production in Oklahoma....

Oil/Gas: Further develop my producing lease? , gas checks, mineral owners
gas checks, mineral owners, carter co: You mean developed FURTHER I assume, since there is already a well there. Further development is up to the operator unless your lease agreement states something contrary to that. When they leased you (or whomever owned the minerals at the time) they were paying...

Oil/Gas: Gas company wants to remove trees in easement, gas pipelines, easement
gas pipelines, easement, black forest: You are in a difficult position. The easement is perpetual and the courts look at this as if you were fully and completely aware of the easement, the rights, responsibilities and possibilities for as long as you own the property...which we are not. Because...

Oil/Gas: gas or oil lease in Johnson County, AR, oil lease, county clerk office
oil lease, county clerk office, johnson county: There really isn t any development under way in Johnson County. In the few small pockets of activity the rates are very low. The signing bonus is around $200 per acre and the royalty is 12.5%. This tells me that there is not sufficient production in the...

Oil/Gas: inheiritance, Escheat, unclaimed property
Escheat, unclaimed property, proof of ownership: While you may already have some of this information, I always suggest that folks take a look at www.missingmoney.org or the local unclaimed property office for the state in which the owner of the unclaimed property was last known to have lived. This should...

Oil/Gas: Lease Carter Cty. OK, royalty owner, dry hole
royalty owner, dry hole, landman: Bearcat Land is a land company that was hired by an oil company (perhaps Continental) to buy leases for them, so Bearcat would not be a driller. Not sure why you received another offer to lease/participate, as Bearcat was likely leasing for Continental (but...

Oil/Gas: Louisiana Perscription Law, surface owner, faith effort
surface owner, faith effort, mineral rights: Yes, you d own them for another ten years after production ceased. If no good faith effort is made to explore and produce the minerals for a period of ten consecutive years after that, then the mineral servitude as it s called, would end, and the mineral...

Oil/Gas: Mineral rights, mineral acres, free listing service
mineral acres, free listing service, different company: No permits in your section or the surrounding ones currently, though there is activity in the general area (especially to the north.) Your lessee will likely renew your lease only if they plan to drill a well within the next primary term, though it s possible...