Know Your Rights - Texas Mineral Law


Know Your Rights - Texas Mineral Law

Place to discuss and learn about oil and gas legal issues in Texas.

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The information in this group is not intended as legal advice but to provide a general understanding of the law. Readers with legal problems, including those whose questions are addressed here, should consult attorneys for advice on their particular circumstances.

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Can operator leave adubu out Texas Well plat 33 Replies

In Texas operator has plat for H shale well. The Plat is perfect Rectangular for better N/S lateral. They cut a 24 acres off a  tract  that deep rights control by another operator that will not deal with operator drilling new unit. These 24 acres…Continue

Started by Skip Peel - Independent Landman. Last reply by Skip Peel - Independent Landman Jul 20, 2013.

Looking for O&G attorney in Tyler area 7 Replies

I'm looking for a reasonably priced Oil & Gas or Real Estate attorney to help me with a mineral ownership issue. The minerals are in Smith county so I was looking for someone in the Tyler area. I cant spend a lot of money as the mineral interest…Continue

Started by Dave. Last reply by cccogml Jul 18, 2013.

Texas HB100 Forced pooling bill very bad for Texas mineral owners 32 Replies

REQUEST YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE OPPOSE HB100.The Forced Unitization Bill, HB 100, has been set for a hearing at the House Energy Resources Committee this Wednesday, March 13.  This is an extraordinarily bad bill for landowners and mineral interest…Continue

Started by intrepid. Last reply by adubu Mar 12, 2013.

Lease Language for Texas 3 Replies

I am trying to help my elderly aunt, who has  1 acre of mineral rights which is in an undivided interest of a 40 acre tract in Texas within the Haynesville shale. All the other relatives who have mineral rights in the 40 acres have signed the lease,…Continue

Started by Boomer. Last reply by Ben Elmore Jul 13, 2012.

Production Sharing Agreement 5 Replies

Panola County -We are being encouraged to sign a Production Sharing Agreement by Anadarko that will effect our minerals in Panola County in order to drill a Horizontal Haynseville Shale Well (these minerals have been HBP since the 40's with a 1/8…Continue

Started by C_Willi. Last reply by Ben Elmore Jul 11, 2012.

How long can a operator hold lease after older well is shut-in? Question for Ben or anyone 14 Replies

A James Lime Well in East Texas drilled and produced for 9 years so HBP a 600 acre lease with this one well--- Well made < 150 mmcf of the 9 years and last production about 1500 mcf in month ~50 mcfd --- CHK came in and removed everythink off pad…Continue

Started by adubu. Last reply by Ben Elmore Jun 11, 2012.

Length of time to prepare division orders? 11 Replies

Hello - Evidently we had a producing well drilled in some minerals that we own.  It was completed in May but we still have not received any DO.  How long does it usually take?  Is there a statutory limit on how long it can take? Thanks in advance…Continue

Started by Montana Slim. Last reply by Ben Elmore Mar 26, 2012.

Carried Working Interest in Texas 5 Replies

Here’s a hypothetical situation. Suppose there is a 90-acre undivided tract which is 2/3 leased ... with 1/3 holding out (30 net mineral acres). One operator has all the surrounding property leased ... and pools the 90 acres into a 360-acre pool ...…Continue

Started by Ray. Last reply by Ben Elmore Feb 17, 2012.

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Comment by DJG on February 9, 2011 at 1:31pm
Thanks for organizing this blog and group.
Comment by Sarah on February 8, 2011 at 4:36pm
Adding my thanks too.  I appreciate you starting this group up.
Comment by Spring Branch,mineral owner on February 8, 2011 at 2:31pm
Ben, I want to add my thanks to Julie's.  This is a great thing you are willing to take your valuable time to do!  Again, thanks.
Comment by jffree1 on February 8, 2011 at 2:05pm
Thanks for creating this group, Ben.  It will be so helpful to have a "go to" place when searching for answers on Texas Mineral Law!

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