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In this episode I’d like to chat about a part of lease provisions that people landmen, lease analysts, and land managers may not typically keep track of. I’ve written several articles in the past on lease provisions, but this will address them from a different perspective. As land professionals, we know that we need to keep […]Continue reading
Over the past several weeks I’ve had the opportunity to read the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s newest edition of the Landman’s Legal Handbook. If there is one word to sum up this book, it is “encyclopedic”. I’ve had the opportunity to read and review several books that are targeted to landmen, title attorneys and […]Continue reading
I was recently cleaning out some old files and came across a difficult situation I dealt with several years back. Some of you may have dealt with similar issues in the past, but I’m certain many of you have not. Evaluating no surface usage provisions in leases is an integral part of the E&P life-cycle. […]Continue reading
As landmen in the field, an often mentioned request by mineral owners is that the lease not be assignable without consent of the lessor. On the surface this is a perfectly reasonable request, because Mr. Johnny just wants to make sure that he knows who holds his lease and that they are good folks. Unfortunately […]Continue reading
So I’ve spent the last several weeks digesting a book by George J. Morgenthaler, Oil and Gas Title Examination. The book is designed for attorneys who prepare title opinions, but it will be very useful to the experienced title researcher. When a title researcher understands what a title examiner is looking for, it will assuredly […]Continue reading
There are so many lease provisions that can be thrown into an agreement that often times the meanings can become skewed. More often than not, they can even mean different things to different people. It’s important to communicate with the other party to determine the intent, and ensure that the language conveys the intent of […]Continue reading