Are there any attorneys out there who will help me sue Antero? Every month, year after year, they skim more in deductions from my royalty statements. This most recent check had 63% taken out, and…Continue
" We are setting times, dates and venues for upcoming Educational focused meetings. We will need lessor/royalty owners to step forward and be willing to share their experience and results. The lease language is being…"
Great points and great discussion. Marcus - while it may be different in Texas, I believe that your generalization of landowners' attorneys underhandedly signing NDAs with operators is likely a gross exaggeration. …"
"Montage Resources, that took over Eclipse is doing the same thing. They have been messing with the royalty owners for a while now. From telling us lies, they started sending the checks very late. Blaming the change over, blaming the…"
"I don't think that Ohio is any different from any other State on deductions, it has been an industry trend, nationally, for a while now.
Market enhancement clauses are worthless deductions, the produced product has to be matched to the…"
"I have been experiencing this myself. There are exceptions, but they have a lot to do with getting a lease the length of a novel to cover every detail. It's bad enough they play dirty during the bust cycles, but now they're…"
"Thanks for the input! I have negotiated a number of leases myself, although those with Antero preceded my ownership of the property. Every company takes deductions, but, by comparison, Antero's are astronomically high. The…"
"Thanks for the reply! I didn't realize I wasn't getting notifications and thought the topic was over...
I have several different properties with several different leases. Some of them are old HBP junk leases, but some of them…"
"You may not be aware of what is going on in Ohio regarding royalties. From what I have been hearing from landowners around the region, all of the producers have been ramping up deductions on royalties to anywhere from 60 to 100 percent of the…"
"Ron, I like Trump too, but the stuff you are writing about is lunacy. O&G companies are going to be taken over for corruption by the feds and their assets placed in the treasury - all by executive order? C'mon man, come back down to earth."
"+1 NARO is a great organization, even though I primarily work within the O&G industry, I have been a member for a couple years now myself. They tend to be a little behind the curve in leasehold trends as they are on the receiving end rather than…"
"Deductions tend to be legal and fine depending on lease language, post production deduction clauses are generally only somewhat to not effective at all and generally lack enforcement language. I have never heard of indictments, sealed or otherwise,…"
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