I recently inherited some mineral rights from my mother, who had inherited them from my relatives from 100 or so years ago down in Marshall County. I'm a complete newbie to this, and so far, Google…Continue
"Yes Nancy, you are correct. Usually they will try to put a corresponding surface parcel number on an oil and gas lease though, so hopefully Eric Martin has that surface number available to him. The 9999 parcels are usually very difficult…"
"I am not familiar with Marshall county but I know in other WV counties, the tax ticket for mineral interests has the first digits for the district, then "9999" meaning no tax map and parcel number (which would mean some surface ownership)…"
"Thanks for that link. I'll check. I have a parcel number from the county tax bill I received, but it's not in that format, just one long string of numbers. Chevron is currently working on getting me transferred over as…"
"You'll probably see some money from it at some point. A lot of development going on there right now. As far as finding the location of your property, take a look at the lease your mother signed. It should have a parcel number…"
I recently inherited some mineral rights from my mother, who had inherited them from my relatives from 100 or so years ago down in Marshall County. I'm a complete newbie to this, and so far, Google has been my best friend. I know she signed a 5 year lease (with right to extend) around 2-2 1/2 years ago with Chevron. To this point, she had never received any royalty checks. I know the shares are split around 40 ways, after all the descendants of my relatives were tracked down. I've been…See More
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