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What is a "good" oil and gas lease royalty?

15 November 2019

Many owners wonder what’s a “good” oil and gas lease royalty is. It depends on several factors, but in general you should be able to lease your oil and gas mineral rights for between 17% and 25%.

Mineral Rights Purchase and Sale Agreements, Explained

31 October 2019

Most mineral rights purchase and sale agreements follow a basic pattern. They will start with introductory front-matter (who the parties are, recitals as to why the parties are entering into the agreement, dates, etc.), then set out what is being conveyed, describe the diligence and closing process, and close with contractual boilerplate provisions.

Buyer Tactics: Fraudulent Leases

10 October 2019

A few years ago, a new tactic popped up as a way to get unsuspecting sellers to part with their minerals: oil and gas “leases” that were actually royalty deeds.

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What Is a Mineral Lease?

19 September 2019

Most mineral owners do not develop their mineral rights themselves. Instead, they “lease” the mineral right to oil and gas operators (sometimes called exploration and production…

Mineral Rights 101

01 August 2019

Mineral rights, in a nutshell, are the rights to oil and gas beneath the surface. They can be subdivided, delegated, or even sold entirely. And whoever owns them has the right t…

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Buyer Tactics: Fraudulent Leases

10 October 2019

A few years ago, a new tactic popped up as a way to get unsuspecting sellers to part with their minerals: oil and gas “leases” that were actually royalty deeds.

Buyer Tactics: Offers for Minerals You Don’t Own

03 October 2019

Here’s the truth: if one company wants to buy your minerals, there’s a very good chance other companies do as well. But many companies don’t want you shopping around or comparin…

Buyer Tactics: Bank Drafts

24 September 2019

If you own minerals, chances are you’ve received a bank draft. It’s usually attached to the bottom of a letter and looks like a check. But it’s actually a contract. When you dep…

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Why Pick on Hess?

04 October 2019

The Journal recently published an analysis of shale wells, suggesting among other things that production is declining due to wells “being drilled too close to one another” and “…