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lnomm34
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O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'

Someone explain this shite to me. This guy dropped something off in my mailbox one day, I called him and told him to never do that shite again. He didn't mail it, he simply put it in my mailbox.

Anyway, fast forward several weeks and he's in my damn driveway talking to me about leasing my mineral rights. This was a few months ago, and he just showed up at my door again today.

I own a city lot, which is about 0.2 acres. I am not going to strike it rich with oil and/or gas.

Why in the hell is he beating me down to lease my mineral rights out to him/the oil company?


Geauxld Finger
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
they want to purchase the mineral rights of you and your neighbors. you probably have access or deposits under your property.


777Tiger
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
money for nothin'


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lsuhunt555
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
Careful. My grandparents had someone do this to them, had the paper work looked at...it was a total scam trying to get them to sign over mineral rights.


boom roasted
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$

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777Tiger
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and then again he might be offering 25-30k/acre, which is what we got


Geauxld Finger
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have an attorney look over the papers. call the company etc. its its legit...PROFIT then hookers and blow


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lnomm34
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
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they want to purchase the mineral rights of you and your neighbors. you probably have access or deposits under your property.



Right, may be. But even IF I do, it's a minute slice of a pie. Coupled with the fact that even IF I do have minerals that are worth something under my land, wouldn't I be entitled to something directly from the oil company?

This guy is just someone who is trying to get them from me (and all of my neighbors) for next to nothing and he'd reap the benefits, am I correct?

I rather just hold out and see what happens. That's been my strategy so far any way. I don't need $150 that badly.
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Geauxld Finger
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Right, may be. But even IF I do, it's a minute slice of a pie. Coupled with the fact that even IF I do have minerals that are worth something under my land, wouldn't I be entitled to something directly from the oil company?

This guy is just someone who is trying to get them from me (and all of my neighbors) for next to nothing and he'd reap the benefits, am I correct?

I rather just hold out and see what happens. That's been my strategy so far any way. I don't need $150 that badly


correct sir


boosiebadazz
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
oil companies hire landmen as the the middle man

have an attorney read over the documents to make sure he isnt trying to screw you, but this is how it works



Northgate
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
Isn't there a movie about this?


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beulahland
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
you get money and dont hafta do nuttin. are you exercising your mineral rights for financial gain at the moment?


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lsu480
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
Why don't you talk to him and see what he has to offer


TH03
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
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I own a city lot, which is about 0.2 acres. I am not going to strike it rich with oil and/or gas.


then quit being a pussy and sign the lease. It's free fricking money.


you small lot owners who act like you're important are the people I despise the most


TH03
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I rather just hold out and see what happens.


and you will be left behind and ignored. they don't give a shite about your .2 acre lot, they just want to get as close to 100% of the unit leased as they can.


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beulahland
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access

if he has access, he ought to start drillin.


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777Tiger
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
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I don't need $150 that badly.

I don't follow your logic. Your going to "show him" by refusing money? If here's production resulting in royalties, they'll be paid to yo pro rata. RTFC!


boom roasted
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
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you small lot owners who act like you're important are the people I despise the most


Why do you despise people that don't want to sell their mineral rights? That's a weird thing to despise.


lnomm34
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
I did. I took the paperwork and read it over. I threw it away since, but if I remember correctly, it ended up being like he'd pay me $150 then I'd get some ridiculously small portion of some other ridiculously small portion. I calculated it and there is no way it would be worth my while.



lnomm34
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Louisiana
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re: O&G Landman knocking on my door for 'lease'
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I don't follow your logic. Your going to "show him" by refusing money? If here's production resulting in royalties, they'll be paid to yo pro rata. RTFC!



RTFC?


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