Leasehold acquisitions in Fort Worth TX or any part of the state is increasingly complex. As the mineral boom continues, landowners are increasingly savvy on how to avoid pitfalls and seek favorable terms to avoid future complications. Leasing land to determine value is the first step to further negotiation with Tracker Services LLC providing expert advice and aid throughout the entire process.
What is leasehold acquisition?
It is unprofitable to make an offer without understanding the rights they seek to purchase. Leasing mineral rights allow companies to enter, conduct tests, and determine if suitable resources exist beneath the surface.
Leases are valuable tools when you are unsure of the quantity or amount of minerals on a property. They are less expensive and ask for the ability to determine the value of the land.
Surface owners are incentivized to accept leases. While they grant property to a company for a limited time, they profit from the process and receive more knowledge of the value of the land. If production does not commence, rights to the property and resources revert to the owner.
Typically, the original owner seeks to benefit from any discovered minerals as well. The owner normally receives a royalty payment specified in the original agreement.
Am I limited in the tests I can conduct?
While they tend to profit from the overall transaction, landowners seek to avoid expensive damage to their land. Conditions are placed in the lease limiting the ability of the extraction company.
Exploration is invasive. Holes are drilled, machines are brought onto the property, and heavy equipment used. The accommodation of manpower alone may produce undesirable side effects. Anticipating and defining conduct is a part of nearly any lease.
What happens if minerals are found on a leased parcel of land?
Once the lease is signed and testing completed, minerals may or may not be found on a parcel. If found, production may begin. Landowners typically negotiate a royalty payment, a portion of the profits obtained from extraction.
The royalty payment is defined in the lease. It is necessary to obtain the most information about a plot before entering any contract. This allows you to avoid the need to use expensive techniques making extraction unprofitable.
If no minerals are found, or the expenses of acquiring minerals is too great, it is possible to let the lease expire. The rights revert to the original owner.
How can a professional help me with leasehold acquisitions in Fort Worth TX?
Lease acquisition is an intimate process. Tracker Services LLC has over a decade of experience in extraction. We help clients find and acquire resources with ease, understanding all legal complications and issues surrounding the process.
Our firm operates across the United States including our home base of Texas where our management team accrued over forty years of experience. Other areas of operation include Wyoming, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, and Louisiana.
If your firm is interested in acquiring minerals but do not know the value of the mineral rights, contact us today. Our team of lease acquisition experts is ready to help you.Leasehold Acquisitions Fort Worth Tx
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Contact us to learn how we can help your oil, natural gas, or wind energy company. Tracker offers a full range of land services, including A&D due diligence acquisition and divestiture, title examination, GIS mapping, lease acquisition, well history and production data, title curative, ROW- right of way, geodatabase creation and customizable shapefiles, as well as title and leasehold research. Our breadth of experience has proven time and again to save our clients valuable time and resources