This post touches upon a commonly misunderstood issue: That the word "royalty" is used to described many different kinds of mineral right, which are governed by separate legal regimes in many cases.
These distinctions become relevant when one has questions like "Does XYZ's royalties expire when a lease expires?" or "Are my royalties subject to prescription?" The answers to these questions and others depend on what kind of…Continue
The State of Louisiana is undoubtedly the largest landowner in the state, and therefore is likely the largest mineral owner as well. Just like any other party, the State often acts aggressively to protect and establish its ownership of mineral rights throughout Louisiana. This blog post is meant to give a summary of some of the legal issues surrounding ownership of mineral rights when the State of Louisiana is involved. This post is for educational purposes only, and is certainly no…Continue
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One of the unique aspects of Louisiana property law is the regime governing servitudes. For Louisianans and out-of-staters alike, the nomenclature and rules can be quite confusing. This post is to provide a brief summary of the ins and outs of Louisiana servitudes, in their basic forms, in hopes of alleviating some of that confusion. I will go into more depth into mineral servitudes because that is subject matter of this site.
This post is meant to be educational, but certainly should…Continue
Hello everyone, and thank you for your interest in my research!
My name is Crawford White and I am a graduate student in The Department of Environmental Sciences at LSU in Baton Rouge. I hold a BS in Geology and am pursuing a Masters in Environmental Science.
As development of the Haynesville Shale continues in Louisiana, I feel that it is important to understand the response from Louisiana's residents. I've developed…Continue
Disclosures During Oil and Gas Lease Negotiations - Texas and Louisiana
The oil and gas industry has always been subject to booms and busts. Barnett Shale and Haynesville Shale lessors are recovering from their first “bust.” Their roller coaster ride started with oil and gas lease terms of $200/acre and a 1/8th royalty, up to $27,200/acre and a 1/4th royalty, and then back down to $500-$5,000/acre and a 1/5th royalty. In some cases, it seemed like the “going rates” changed…
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Haynesville Shale Large Natural Gas Deposit, Northwest Louisiana
Added by AubreyJ on January 28, 2009 at 3:26pm — No Comments
Friday, November 21, 2008
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#24 Haynesville Shale Updates - Thursday, October 30, 2008
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