How to Claim Mineral Rights on Abandoned Land in Texas?

Answer There is no abandoned land in Texas. Somebody or some entity owns deed to the property and its mineral rights, according to Lawon Boatner, manager of the Unclaimed Property Division in the Comptrol... Read More »

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Land Mineral Rights?

Mineral rights are ownership rights to various underground substances such as oil, natural gas and coal. Since these minerals may be extracted and sold for a profit, the rights to subsurface minera... Read More »

How to Sell Land Without Mineral Rights?

If you own the mineral rights when selling your property you may want to reserve the rights for yourself and future heirs. Since gas, coal and oil are valuable minerals, reserving the mineral right... Read More »

Ohio's Laws on the Sale of Land and Mineral Rights?

Mineral rights refer to the ownership of minerals, such as oil and gas, found underground and the right to mine or drill them. In the U.S., mineral rights can lie with the owner of the property but... Read More »

Land Owner Vs. Mineral Rights in Washington State?

Some states permit split estates in which there is a separate owner of the mineral rights associated with a piece of property. Washington has set up safeguards to protect the surface land owner fro... Read More »