Attorney Spotlight: Ben Elmore
It's an offer many of us have experienced. A land man calls with an offer of “mailbox money” for the mineral rights on your property. What do you do? What have you done? According to oil and gas lawyer Ben Elmore, read closely before signing on the dotted line. If you don’t, it may come back to haunt you.
Mailbox money is a slang term of the shale era. “You wake up one day and you get a call from a land man” promising $1,000 an acre…Continue
Posted on February 27, 2013 at 8:00am — 1 Comment
Attorney Spotlight: Eric Camp
Years ago in Burleson, Texas, a company eager to extract natural gas from the Barnett Shale entered negotiations with property owners who were just as eager to profit from the minerals beneath their suburban development.
For a while, the talks favored the neighborhood association. The company agreed in principle…
Posted on January 9, 2013 at 5:00am — 1 Comment