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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 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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Mineral Owners Understanding Oil & Gas Mineral Royalties

Understanding Oil & Gas Mineral Royalties

At LandGate, our clients often ask if they should demand a higher oil and gas 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. Although this is a royalty discussion, lets first …

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