There are many fine comments about royalties/bonus signup payments/pad size/payment deductions etc. but the bottom line always comes down to what's in the pot after all is said and done, for the landowner. There are also many issues about right of ways/contract language/misunderstanding etc., all reflecting the final amount left in the pot.
What I don't see enough of is the concerted effort to address the wrongs, to band together to speak with one voice, to make/take a stand about…Continue
Added by daniel cohen on September 24, 2013 at 2:45pm — No Comments
It's not the amount of money up front that you get, nor is it the royalty % that ought to rivet your attention. The real question is how much of whatever you get will you be able to keep? I just finished paying .43 cents on the dollar back to the government- that's a hefty bite out of the proceeds before any royalties have started to flow.
The expertise of knowledgeable accountants should have been sufficient. It was not. I have been getting all sorts of conflicting…Continue
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