Powder River Breaks September October 2017

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September – October 2017 Volume 45, Number 5 Powder River Pushes for Federal Oil & Gas Reform On September 14th, Powder River joined with other stakeholders to file a petition requesting the Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management update how they manage oil and gas leasing on public lands to give a fair return […]

Powder River Breaks November December 2017

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November – December 2017 Volume 45, Number 6 45th Annual Meeting Highlights Diversifying Wyoming Jobs & Revenue On the snowy evening of November 4th, around 100 of our members gathered in Sheridan for Powder River’s 45th Annual Meeting. After socializing and shopping at our silent and live auction, the crowd got down to business with a […]

Landowner Guidelines for Negotiating a Mineral Lease or Surface Use Agreement

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The purpose of these guidelines is to provide helpful tips to landowners who are negotiating mineral leases or surface use agreements. The guidelines have been developed in coordination and with assistance from the Converse County Landowners Association, Oil and Gas Accountability Project, and the Powder River Resource Council. Nothing in this document constitutes legal advice. […]

An Ohio Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing

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  Getting Started This guide is a source of information for you: a landowner in Ohio who is considering signing a lease with a natural gas company (“Company”) for the extraction of natural gas from your land by a process commonly referred to as hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Fracking is the process of drilling and extracting natural gas from layers of underground […]

Issues to Consider When Negotiating an Oil and Gas Lease

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The language below is an example of mineral lease language in a proposed lease agreement that is especially broad and not protective of private property below,) togehter with the right to construct and maintain pipelines, telephone and electric lines, tanks, ponds, roadways,  plants, equipment, and structures thereon to produce, save and take care of said oil […]

Requirements to Consider Placing in an Oil and Gas Surface Use Agreement or Mineral Lease Agreement

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Company/Crew/All Personnel, Subcontractors, Assignees, etc., Stipulations to be observed at all times prior to or while on land or leases: Damage/access fee will be paid in advance in full, for proposed entry or activity of any kind on land or leases. Your company is responsible for PRIOR NOTIFICATION AND RECEIPT BY (your name) of any […]

The State of the Split Estate

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This December 2010 publication provides a landowners’ perspective on Wyoming’s Split Estate Act, five years after it was passed. It was based on interviews To continue reading, download the following pdf.

45th Annual Meeting, November 4, 2017 Sheridan, Holiday Inn

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October 26, 2017 Panel to Highlight Challenges & Opportunities for Wyoming’s Energy & Economic Future Powder River Basin Resource Council Hosts 45th Annual Meeting Nov. 4th in Sheridan On Saturday, November 4th, Powder River Basin Resource Council will host its 45th Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. This year’s theme, Reclaiming Wyoming & […]