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Mineral Rights Dispute Slows Development in Bakken
By January 24, 2018 Read More →

Mineral Rights Dispute Slows Development in Bakken

Bakken development around Lake Sakakawea is being delayed over a mineral rights dispute. Related: North Dakota’s Complex Mineral Rights Issues Continental resources filed a lawsuit last week over questions surrounding who owns the mineral rights under Lake Sakakawea. Attorneys for Continental assert that the state and the federal governments both claim ownership to the mineral rights […]

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Mineral Rights Owners Are at a Disadvantage
By March 28, 2015 Read More →

Mineral Rights Owners Are at a Disadvantage

March 1, 2015. The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register. As usual, the greed of producers in “mineral forced pooling” overshadows reason, resulting in the complete sacrifice of a mineral owners’ rights. Unfortunately, the rights of mineral owners that logically go along with ownership haven’t been entirely addressed. Legislators must realize how unfair it is to force […]

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Millions of dollars at stake for landowners, drillers in Supreme Court mineral rights case
By March 28, 2015 Read More →

Millions of dollars at stake for landowners, drillers in Supreme Court mineral rights case

Tom Knox, Reporter-Columbus Business First. The Ohio Supreme Court will hear two cases next week on a law that has caused mass confusion among Ohio oil and gas landowners and drillers. Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act has been the focus of many lawsuits since production began a few years ago in the state’s Utica shale play as land and […]

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Oil Industry Brings Jobs and Boosts State Economies
By March 28, 2015 Read More →

Oil Industry Brings Jobs and Boosts State Economies

IER, Institute for Energy Research. States with oil production from shale oil formations have seen impressive revenue and job growth. In North Dakota, for example, the state’s economy is growing at 7 percent and its unemployment rate is a mere 3 percent — figures that should make most state governors envious. But, North Dakota is […]

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A Great Divide Over Oil Riches
By February 21, 2015 Read More →

A Great Divide Over Oil Riches

By A. G. SULZBERGER, Published: December 27, 2011. STANLEY, N.D. — Just like everybody else around here, Fred Evans spent his life coaxing a good enough living out of the earth. He grew wheat, ran cattle and, during a couple of short-lived bursts of activity, worked on the drill rigs searching for oil across the […]

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