Find Oil & Gas Investment Opportunities: Follow the Rigs!

Access to quality empirical data is one of the greatest tools an investor can possess. Learn the location of active drilling rigs to get an idea of where drilling is proving to be most profitable.  Tracking the Active Oil and Gas Rigs In the United States, anyone with a computer can identify the best places to […]

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls of Investing in Mineral Rights

Are you thinking of investing in mineral rights? If so, you should be aware of some common pitfalls to avoid them and get the most out of your investment. Investing in oil and gas can be very lucrative, but it can also be risky.  You should be aware of pitfalls to avoid falling victim to mineral […]

What’s the Average Price per Acre for Mineral Rights

If you are considering investing in mineral rights, you may be wondering what’s the average price per acre. It’s a fair question, but because mineral rights have so many variables, there’s really no good answer to the question.  Instead, we want to focus and highlight what factors influence the price of mineral rights, so that […]

What’s the Difference Between Mineral Rights, Royalties, and Royalty Rights?

What’s the Difference Between Mineral Rights, Royalties, and Royalty Rights? The low-risk steady returns in energy investments are attracting more institutional, private, and private investors. However, many new investors can get confused by the terminology associated with mineral rights. Terms like mineral interest, royalties, and royalty rights seem to mean the same or overlap to […]

Factors that Influence the Value of Mineral Rights

Wondering how to buy mineral rights that will give you the best value? Trying to predict what the value of mineral rights will do can be a tricky business—a lot like trying to predict how well your favorite football team will do this season. There are lots of factors that affect prices, and some of […]

6 Types of Mineral Rights Ownership to Know

To the casual observer, mineral rights ownership seems fairly straightforward. It gives landowners the rights to any minerals beneath the surface of their land. However, the agreement’s details can drastically influence your control and the potential benefits of mineral rights ownership. Each mineral rights ownership type comes with unique common rights agreements that govern the […]

1031 Exchanges for Mineral Rights: Does It Work?

Can the Section 1031 exchange be used for mineral rights? Contrary to commonly held beliefs, yes—it can be used to exchange mineral rights in most cases. There are, however, a few things you should be aware of, especially time limits and the types of limitations that may render a mineral rights lease ineligible for the […]

Which States have Mineral Rights?

The United States is unique in that it is one of few countries – if not the only country – in the world that allows individuals and organizations to extract mineral commodities. In most places around the world, mineral resources whether discovered or not belong to the government, and it is the government that provides […]

Are Mineral Rights a Good Investment?

By investing in mineral rights, you can receive greater returns on your real estate investments than just equity appreciation. Mineral rights to oil, coal, natural gas, or other valuable natural resources can substantially boost your investment portfolio as labor-free sources of revenue or passive income. However, investing in mineral rights is not a simple as […]

Why The Oil & Gas Industry Is Here to Stay

Oil and gas are fundamental to the U.S. and global economy, as well as to consumers’ day-to-day lives. After 2020, it’s easy to feel skittish about investing in oil and gas, especially when some pretty loud voices are persistently saying that we’re now ushering in the era of green energy.  Sure, green energy is great […]