Category: Industry

Industry Finding Legitimate Mineral Rights Buyers in 2021

Finding Legitimate Mineral Rights Buyers in 2021

Mineral Rights Buyers in 2021 Many mineral owners receive plenty of solicitations when it comes to those wanting to buy their minerals – phone calls, letters, etc. A simple Google search will offer you numerous options for companies that buy minerals. But these buyers are often just looking to acquire your valuable mineral assets for …

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Industry March Oil & Gas Newsletter- New Listings and Free Data

March Oil & Gas Newsletter- New Listings and Free Data

Chadron State’s Geoscience Professor, Dr. Leite may be partly to thank for LandGate’s existence.  As a sophomore at Chadron State College in 2005, Craig Kaiser hadn’t yet settled on a major, and wasn’t even sure he would stay in Chadron, when a class with Geoscience Professor Dr. Mike Leite lit the spark that has led …

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Industry Solar Lease Payments Explained

Solar Lease Payments Explained

It is important for landowners to be aware of the different types of solar lease payment structures that can be offered by energy companies seeking to develop solar resources owned by private property owners. Some solar deal structures are more valuable than others to landowners. This is important because these agreements can sometimes last decades, …

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Industry Tina Peters – An Agent for LandGate

Tina Peters – An Agent for LandGate

LandGate is starting a new series highlighting our amazing clients and affiliates.  Tina Peters is nothing short of amazing.  She is a fourth generation landowner and farmer of Farm Heritage Inc., and she has over 30 years of experience in the environmental field.  Her years of experience include conducting, managing, and providing oversight of well …

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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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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 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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Industry Understanding Oil and Gas Mineral Lease Bonus

Understanding Oil and Gas Mineral Lease Bonus

At LandGate, our clients often ask if they should demand a higher oil and gas mineral lease bonus payment or a higher oil and gas royalty when negotiating an oil and gas lease. That’s a great question. Not all mineral rights owners are in the same financial situation. So, although this is a lease bonus …

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Industry Rosehill Resources Valued at $350 Million

Rosehill Resources Valued at $350 Million

On July 26, 2020, Rosehill Resources Inc. (“Rosehill”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as the company pursued a restructuring plan with its creditors. Rosehill quickly announced on September 8, 2020, that the company emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with a plan to give its creditors control of the company. According to the announcement, “all of …

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Industry How Do I Find Out If I Own the Minerals Under my Land?

How Do I Find Out If I Own the Minerals Under my Land?

Here at LandGate, we get many calls from property owners concerned that their neighbors are being paid for their mineral ownership, but they aren’t. The caller might say something like their family has owned this property for over 20 years and they want to know how to find out if they own the minerals. There …

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