“Division Orders” – What you should know

13 Sep

A “Division Order” is a document that specifies the proportion of ownership when an oil/gas lease or well has multiple owners. The document will contain the name of the oil/gas company, the interest that you have, and your Net Revenue Interest (the percentage share of the production). A Division Order does not alter the terms […]

I own land with a natural gas/oil lease; the gas company does not have surface rights – how can I use the surface?

16 Aug

Even though there may be drilling taking place under the surface, the surface can remain intact and unaffected if your lease does not give surface rights. You may use the surface for your own personal use, or you can lease it to a person or organization that may build on the land or use it […]