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Selling Your Minerals: One Detail Can Save You Thousands

One of the most crucial, and often overlooked, details that can prevent mineral and royalty sellers from losing thousands, is not understanding the importance of two very important terms used in the oil and gas industry: Net Mineral Acres and Net Royalty Acres. When a mineral buyer submits an offer to you, they will base […]

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Making The Decision To Sell Your Mineral Rights In Texas

Selling mineral rights is a significant decision, particularly when they have been passed down to you as part of your family’s heritage. As mineral and royalty owners ourselves, we understand the emotional ties that can be had. However, it’s important to remember that mineral rights should be treated as an investment. They are seen as, […]

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Special Report: Oil And Gas Outlook & Impact On US Mineral And Royalty Owners

Lately, I’ve been getting asked, “What’s going on with oil and gas?” and “What should I do with my minerals and royalties?” When I hear these questions, I have to look at it from a multi-faceted perspective that is politically driven, both nationally and globally, and with technical and fundamental research and analysis because I […]

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Empowering Your Mineral And Royalty Interests 

I’m Kyle D. Venema, the founder of Venergy Momentum Oil and Gas. Founded in 2014, we specialize in  oil and gas mineral and royalty education and consulting for land, mineral, royalty and non-op working interest owners within key regions, including the South Texas Eagle Ford Shale, Austin Chalk, Haynesville Shale, and the Permian Basin. Our […]

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A Landman’s Expert Insights On Mineral And Royalty Management

The distinction between in-house and independent landmen is pivotal for anyone engaged in Texas mineral rights. In-house landmen are integral to their firms, focusing on the company’s interests while  independent landmen operate with broader networks and play a crucial role in advocating for their clients, particularly in negotiating mineral rights in Texas. Their ability to […]

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How To Handle The Difficulties Of Selling Minerals And Royalties

The Importance of Understanding NMA and NRA in Selling Minerals and Royalties Navigating the intricate world of minerals and royalties can often be a daunting task, especially for those new to the industry. Central to this complexity is the differentiation between Net Mineral Acres (NMA) and Net Royalty Acres (NRA). These terms, while sounding similar, […]

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“My minerals have been in my family for generations, I’m hesitant to sell.”

I talk to a lot of mineral and royalty owners who feel conflicted when it comes to selling their interests. They have been conditioned to feel as though they should be kept forever and it would be a mistake to sell them. “Never sell your minerals” is just not good advice anymore, especially when you: […]

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How do I know if the offers I’m getting are good?

Roger contacted me to discuss the numerous phone calls he was receiving for his mineral interests in Midland County that he has owned for almost four years. This wasn’t the first time he’s been contacted by a mineral buyer but it’s the first time in a long time he’s been contacted to buy his interests. […]

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Why is it so hard for buyers and sellers to agree on a price?

Calculating the Value of Mineral Rights Mineral buyers will try to entice mineral and royalty interest owners with a super fast and surprisingly simple way of valuing their assets with a “mineral and royalty calculator”. Do they really work and do they provide an accurate picture one can rely on?  Sadly, no. The process of […]

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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 […]