Published on September 23, 2014
The September 2014 issue of the Landowner Oil and Gas newsletter features development Q&A, information on pipeline rights of ways and a leasing activity update.
Published on August 1, 2014
As energy infrastructure for our state and nation improve and grow, a landowner may be approached to allow the construction of a pipeline across their property.
Published on June 23, 2014
The amended act includes pre-empting local jurisdictions from restricting carbon dioxide pipelines for enhanced recovery of hydrocarbons.
Published on June 18, 2014
Amended Act 16 expands the law so it applies to pipelines carrying carbon dioxide used in hydrocarbon “enhanced recovery” operations.
Published on May 1, 2014
The current newsletter features mineral right offers, oil and gas development in Michigan and increasing interest in Michigan's mineral deposits.
Published on April 16, 2014
Landowners and mineral owners in Michigan are receiving offers to sell rather than lease their mineral rights. Part 1 defined “mineral property” and “partnering together” with the buyer.
Published on February 14, 2014
MSU Extension surveyed oil and gas attorneys indicating that 56 percent reduced potential royalty deductions from post production costs by at least 75 percent.
Published on February 7, 2014
The December 2013 Michigan State University Extension Oil and Gas Newsletter discusses a correction to mineral owner contracts, an MDNR FAQ session and royalty negotiations.
Published on October 18, 2013
Attorney survey negotiations resulted in an average royalty increase of 33.6 percent per year. This story is the second in a series.
Published on October 8, 2013
This is the first in a series of articles that discusses the results of a follow-up survey that measures negotiated alterations to the terms of an oil and gas lease by oil and gas attorneys for their clients.