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Have you received an offer on your minerals? Have you just inherited your minerals? Have you owned them for awhile and just want to learn more? We’re happy to share what we know to help you understand your minerals better.

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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.

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 “sweet spots running out sooner than anticipated.” On top of that, the effects of technological improvements were asymptotically declining as we approach the “‘peak of the general physics of these wells’” (quoting James West, a managing director at Investment bank Evercore ISI).

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 comparing offers, because they don’t want a bidding war. Instead, they want to get you “under contract” and obligated to sell to them.

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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: 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…

Understanding Royalty Checks

20 August 2019

Understanding royalty checks from an operator can be a nightmare for many oil and gas owners. A good understanding of these checks is key to comprehending the risks and expectat…

Buyer Tactics: No-Cash Flipping

20 August 2019

Many mineral companies don’t have their own funds, but instead act as “brokers” that flip your minerals to another buyer.

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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 “…