Category: Mineral Owners

Brokers Texas is the Land of Energy

Texas is the Land of Energy

For most people, it’s no surprise that Texas leads the nation in oil and gas production. According to LandGate’s data, Texas produced 1.8 million barrels of oil in 2022, where the second state, North Dakota, produced a quarter of that. All of the other states combined have less oil and gas production than Texas alone. …

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Brokers How to Add Your Listings on LandGate (in Less Than 5 Minutes)

How to Add Your Listings on LandGate (in Less Than 5 Minutes)

Did you know that you can easily list properties for lease or sale on our platform for free? Our listing process consists of five easy steps once you’ve selected a parcel.  Select a Plan Select Additional Parcels or Custom Draw Select Resources to List Create the Listing Description Upload Documents First, sign up for a …

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Mineral Owners Selling Mineral Rights in Texas – 2021 Guide

Selling Mineral Rights in Texas – 2021 Guide

In 2019 and 2020, many oil and gas mineral owners in Texas were not interested in selling their oil and gas mineral rights. In fact, they wanted LandGate to assist them in getting their minerals leased. What we started seeing at the end of 2020 was an increased desire to sell. Why the change? Seems …

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Mineral Owners A Guide to Selling Oil & Gas Royalties in 2021

A Guide to Selling Oil & Gas Royalties in 2021

In 2019 and 2020, many mineral and royalty owners across the US were not interested in selling their minerals. What we are now seeing in 2021 is an increased desire to sell oil & gas royalties. What is causing this? It is probably a combination of depressed oil and gas prices over the past two …

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Landowners Surface vs Mineral Rights – What’s the Difference?

Surface vs Mineral Rights – What’s the Difference?

There is a big difference between surface rights and mineral rights. At LandGate, we assist thousands of property rights owners and have seen an increase in questions related to surface rights. As a result of the recent push to increase the development of wind and solar farms, it is becoming increasingly important to understand the …

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Mineral Owners How LandGate Calculates Your Mineral Rights Value

How LandGate Calculates Your Mineral Rights Value

Everybody claims that they know how to calculate the value of oil and gas mineral rights and the average price per acre for mineral rights. Google it and see how many companies claim they are the best. One company even states that it is not possible to accurately calculate the value of mineral rights. Well, …

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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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Mineral Owners Understanding Your Oil and Gas Royalty Statement

Understanding Your Oil and Gas Royalty Statement

LandGate is a marketplace for mineral, solar, wind and other property rights. And as such, we spend a lot of time assisting property owners. Last week we worked with a mineral owner who just started receiving royalty checks from her property in West Virginia. She was not interested in selling her mineral rights, she just …

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Mineral Owners Oil & Gas Division Orders

Oil & Gas Division Orders

LandGate is a marketplace for mineral, solar, wind, and other property rights. But we also spend a lot of time on the phone answering questions. Last week I spoke to Gerald from Houston, TX. Gerald received a Division Order in the mail. It was sent from an oil and gas company that operates gas wells …

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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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