I've tried to read as much as I can about what should and shouldn't go into a lease. Is there a copy of an actual lease posted anywhere here? Maybe even a made-up ideal lease? My original one is the old standard one from years ago ~ fortunately it expired before things got serious.~~g.See More
I'll give my example of how my O&G lawyer helped. I am about to sign an agreement for a pipeline ROW. I did exactly as you did, and read everything on this site about what to put in a pipeline agreement. I even started negotiating with…"
"Here are a few good links with some info to school yourself up on.
These should at least get you started in the right direction. I do, however, whole-heartedly recommend that prior to signing any new lease that you do have the document looked over…"
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More