How to Buy Mineral Rights?

Land for Sale with Mineral Rights The United States is made up of approximately 2.3 billion acres, which 375 million of those acres make up Alaska and 1.9 billion make up the lower 48 states. Of the 1.9 billion acres, as of 2015 the federal government owned approximately 700 million acres, or 30.5%, of the […]


11 Smart Reasons to Get a Professional Mineral Appraisal

Mineral Valuation Over the past 15 years, mineral and royalty interest values have skyrocketed as this asset class has become highly sought after by investors. Today, the old adage of “never sell your minerals” has all but started fading into history as individuals, families, family trusts, corporations, etc. have noticed the value of these assets […]

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Mineral Management Companies – What Do They Do and Are They Right For You?

Who are Mineral Managers and Mineral Management Companies? Mineral Management Companies (MMC) are typically made up of oil and gas professionals such as Landmen, Attorneys, Accountants, Estate Planners, and possibly Geologists and Reservoir Engineers. Although it is not required, Mineral Managers (MM) may have an additional mineral management certification called a CMM. Having this certificate […]


How much do mineral rights sell for in the Austin Chalk South Texas?

A lot of factors go into this answer, however, much of the value for minerals and royalties in the Austin Chalk depend on timing and when new wells are going to be drilled and what the price per barrel of oil and price per mcf of natural gas at present time and potentially what it […]


The Pros and Cons of Hydraulic Fracturing

To my readers, the information henceforth is compiled from the resources mentioned in this article including Daniel Brock’s “An Ethical Look at Hydraulic Fracturing” 2014, John Whibey’s “Pros and cons of fracking: 5 key issues” 2015 from the Yale Climate Connections and all the smart people that contributed to the 2014 review, “The Environment Costs […]


How much do mineral rights sell for in the Eagle Ford South Texas?

A lot of factors go into this answer. They might be worth a lot more than you think or they might be worth significantly less. Today, the Eagle Ford is still some of the most sought-after acreage in the U.S. Acreage prices have since come down and stabilized for the most part, albeit, depending on […]


Oil and Gas Fracking Explained

Hey readers! There are scores of information regarding the process of hydraulic fracturing out there so rather than read a bunch of words with pictures about it, we decided to give you one very accurate and informative video from SM Energy to educate you (it’s 4 minutes long). Enjoy! If you have any questions […]


How much do mineral rights sell for in the Permian Basin?

As it goes for every sought after investment, a lot of factors go into this answer. They might be worth a lot more than you think or they might be worth significantly less depending on a few basic pieces to the puzzle. Mineral and royalty buyers today are still looking for and paying very good […]


Infographic – Surface, Mineral, Executive & Royalty Rights

These terms are becoming more prevalent in our day and age and starting to gain a lot more attention, especially by venture capitalists and institutional, private, and passive investors looking for a safe place to invest with a minimal amount of risk. These terms are often used in a confusing way and the definitions tend […]


7 Smart Reasons to Sell your Mineral & Royalty Rights

There are any number of reasons why an individual, family, family trust, company, or institution might want/need to divest some or even all their mineral and royalty assets. Here are a few of our own that you can consider:   1. Diversification and Portfolio Restructuring Most every person or entity with mineral and royalty assets […]