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I have to tell you, I had a great time at NAPE this year. I got to meet up with some great folks. I talked to Austin Brister, the editor and writer over at The Title Examiner blog – I hope that he was able to wander around NAPE on his own instead of hanging […]Continue reading
Chesapeake Energy Corporation announced today that CEO, President, and Co-Founder Aubrey McClendon would be retiring effective April 1, 2013. This is amid previous allegations of impropriety that have been under investigation by the board of directors. The allegations involved the fact that McClendon received personal loans from business partners totaling hundred of millions of dollars. […]Continue reading
(If you are an AAPL member!) Today I got a huge, flat envelope in the mail from the AAPL, and I couldn’t imagine what they could be sending me. After I got into it I found a sweet calendar and the always anticipated November / December edition of Landman magazine! They did a great […]Continue reading
As many of you know, Winter NAPE is quickly approaching. So if you haven’t marked your calendars, February 5-8, 2013 is when you should be in Houston, Texas. Just to catch up everyone else, NAPE is a twice yearly convention designed to allow vendors to buy, sell, and trade oil and gas properties. Not only […]Continue reading
Unfortunately I missed the television premiere of the documentary, but I’ve been hearing about it all over the social media channels. If you have been living under a rock, FrackNation is a documentary by journalist Phelim McAleer to provide “the rest of the story” (as Paul Harvey would put it) to the GASLAND documentary aired […]Continue reading
On Tuesday the IRS announced a simplified method to calculate the home office deduction, which may be of interest to you independent landmen that do your own taxes. As many of you know, the current incarnation of the home office deduction is one of the most audited items for those who are self employed. It […]Continue reading
So there has been some trouble brewing after a company bought a booth at Summer NAPE and advertised that they were brokering the sale of title information in certain shale plays. As you might imagine, that ruffled a few feathers. So some questions started getting thrown around to different operators and attorneys: In what world […]Continue reading