Mineral Owners Selling Minerals and Retaining Surface Rights

Selling Minerals and Retaining Surface Rights

In 2019, most all of our Wyoming clients wanted to lease their oil and gas mineral rights. In 2020, perhaps due to financial hardships across the country associated with the pandemic, many of them changed their mind and asked LandGate to market their oil and gas mineral rights for sale. Roughly 95% of our Wyoming …

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Newsletter Oil & Gas Listings, Free Data from LandGate

Oil & Gas Listings, Free Data from LandGate

Are you still paying for a data subscription every month? LandGate recently added Alaska to our nationwide coverage of free oil and gas well, permit, geologic, location, and production data. View the data along with current deals on our user friendly marketplace map or dig deep into the information by running your own forecasts, reserves, …

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Wind Earn Income from Wind Turbines on Your Land

Earn Income from Wind Turbines on Your Land

Are you collecting as much money as you can for your property? There is a good chance you’re NOT. Let’s address some of the questions we hear from landowners about wind farms, wind turbines and how much you can make by leasing your property’s wind rights to companies trying to meet renewable energy targets. Leasing …

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Mineral Owners How a Major Railroad Company Became a Big Player in the Oil Business

How a Major Railroad Company Became a Big Player in the Oil Business

Adam Smith is credited with the quote “Land is the Basis of all Wealth”. And we know a few railroad companies that would agree. In a recent oil and gas leasing class, we discussed different types of oil and gas mineral ownership in the United States, such as Federal, State, Tribal, and private ownership. And …

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Industry University of Texas’ PETEX® Collaborates with LandGate

University of Texas’ PETEX® Collaborates with LandGate

The University of Texas at Austin PETEX® has selected LandGate Corp to conduct classes for professionals beginning in 2021, teaching Energy Resource Fundamentals. PETEX®, a unit of the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, is the worldwide leader in professional energy training.  PETEX® is responsible for training over 700,000 oil and gas …

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Mineral Owners Oil and Gas Lease Provisions Explained

Oil and Gas Lease Provisions Explained

Historically, mineral owners (“lessors”) and landmen/oil companies (“lessees”) spend most of their time focusing and negotiating the bonus payment, primary term and royalty provisions of an oil and gas lease. These provisions are important, but they represent only a small number of the important elements of the lease.  The following is a list and general …

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Landowners Hidden Value of Solar Rights

Hidden Value of Solar Rights

Learn about the very lucrative government incentives for solar rights and how to capture their value. Do you think the most valuable solar rights are in the sunniest places? This is a common misconception. In fact, the District of Columbia and Massachusetts have the most valuable solar rights. Why is that? To determine the true …

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Industry Overriding Royalty Interest Explained

Overriding Royalty Interest Explained

Here at LandGate, we welcome every call and online inquiry. 90% of the oil and gas-related calls we receive are from mineral rights owners that want to know what their minerals are worth or want us to market their minerals for lease or sale. Last week, a caller wanted to know if we could tell …

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Industry Solar Energy – An Economic Opportunity for Landowners

Solar Energy – An Economic Opportunity for Landowners

Property Owners can sign million-dollar deals marketing their solar resources. Landowners can now potentially earn millions of dollars from lease options, rental payments and cash bonuses paid by solar developers. In some examples, a property owner with 40-acres can generate a total of $1.2 million dollars over the life of a utility scale solar project, …

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Industry LandGate’s open marketplace enables the buying and selling of land resources and automated valuations available from small parcels to large assets.

LandGate’s open marketplace enables the buying and selling of land resources and automated valuations available from small parcels to large assets.

By Mary Holcomb, HartEnergy.com Historically, there has been a disconnect between energy companies and landowners regarding the valuation of land resources. On one hand, landowners do not know what their mineral, solar, wind, and other property rights are worth. They do not have access to the resources required to value their asset, so they are …

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