"In an emergency situation first responder's need to get in as fast as they can. You may need to consult with the state fire marshal's office to see if this type gate would be legal for access to a well site. The DNR also inspects well…"
"C N Taylor gave good advice about 'cost-free royalty" clause. However, you still need to be very careful: Chesapeake (and some others) are notorious for ignoring or weaseling CFR clauses. Get a GOOD O&G Attorney. (My family was very…"
We recently purchased land in North Bossier which came with mineral rights to slightly producing wells and existing lease.The access road to reach the wells begins on my land at the blacktop. We chose to use this existing road and branch off of it…See More
"You do not say how many acres are involved. If over several hundred acres, I would consult with a lawyer, preferably one that deals in Oil and Gas Minerals. They will help you structure the lease so that it is more balanced and not all…"
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