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Recent Oklahoma earthquakes renew concern about oil, gas activity

Oklahoma has been experiencing some seismic activity normally associated with other parts of the country and the world. One of them, registered at a 5.1 magnitude, was felt in four states besides Oklahoma earlier this month. The epicenter was determined to be near...

What if the person who owns mineral rights dies?

Mineral rights at a property can sometimes be the most valuable asset someone owns. They may negotiate a lease with the oil and gas company and earn mostly passive income. Oil and gas production remain among the most lucrative industries in Oklahoma. Oil and mineral...

Sources of business disputes in the oil and gas sector

The oil and gas sector in Oklahoma is substantial, with billions of tax revenue being generated every year. This means many people working together in cooperation, but there are also occasions when disputes arise. The following are some of the most common causes of...

How do I know if my land has minerals?

Although Oklahoma may not have as many types of minerals as some other states, it is home to various interesting specimens. Mining shiny agates, crystal-like selenites or unique rose rocks can be thrilling and potentially financially rewarding. If you're curious about...

What is a non-participating royalty interest?

Understanding who has the right to what is crucial in oil or gas investments. The legal nuance of mineral rights can be incredibly complex, and with large amounts of money often at stake, disputes can soon turn nasty. One term you need to understand is a...

What is the rule of capture for oil and gas?

As a property owner, or someone looking to extract resources, you need to be clear about people’s rights. While this can be complex for resources such as gold or coal which are static, it can be even more complex when the resource concerned can move, such as in the...

What is a farmout agreement?

The oil and gas industry is highly competitive. Yet sometimes it is best to work with a competitor, rather than against them. Working together may mean that you can extract oil or gas that neither of you could do alone. Companies use farmout agreements when one party...

Navigating the decision to sell your mineral rights

When you own mineral rights in Oklahoma, you have the option to either sell or lease those rights to oil companies or investors. Leasing is a common choice, but some may sell their rights instead. If you decide to sell, it's crucial to consider the various factors...

Do you own the minerals found under your property?

Oklahoma boasts a rich Native American history, diverse landscape and abundant natural resources. With all 77 counties in the state producing minerals, property owners may find that they own more than just a piece of land if valuable resources are beneath it. However,...

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