About Mineral Rights

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…

Pooling, Unitization, and Allocation Wells

10 September 2019

Pooling and unitization are two legal structures that allow for the combination of mineral interests or leases. They are very similar and are often used interchangeably, though …

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…