How to Sell Mineral Rights: What to Know Before Selling

You’ve been approached by a landman from an area oil and gas company. He’s interested in buying the mineral rights to your property and you think it’s a good idea. But, what exactly goes into the sale beyond signing the contract and welcoming the company onto your property to begin excavation and production? What Are… Read more »

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How to Negotiate Oil and Gas Lease Terms

You’ve been approached by a representative or landman from a local oil and gas producer to explore and extract mineral deposits from the land beneath your home. He’s discussing leasing options on the mineral rights to your property. But, what does that mean? And, how should you approach this opportunity? Sure, it may seem like… Read more »

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23 Best Oil & Gas Conferences to Attend in 2016

Stay knowledgeable and on top of current energy trends by mingling with key players and trendsetters in the industry. Plan to attend an oil and gas conference in your region in 2016. From helpful seminars and panels, to expos and hands-on exhibits, you’re sure to benefit. Not sure where to start? We’ve complied a list… Read more »

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US Oil Settles Down $1.30, or 2.18%, at $58.33 a Barrel

Crude futures hit three-week lows on Monday as Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls, causing widespread risk aversion, while Iran looked likely to extend nuclear negotiations with the West to export more of its oil into an oversupplied market. The dollar surged against the euro to early June highs on worries over the… Read more »

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Energy Industry Helps Cut Emissions Near 20-Year Low

While vehicle miles traveled have nearly doubled since 1980, emissions are drastically down. The combination of cleaner fuels, modernized equipment and facilities, plus more efficient vehicles have cut emissions by 62% over the same period according to a recent statement from the American Petroleum Institute. Ozone concentration has dropped 18% since 2000 alone. A major… Read more »

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