April 20, 2020

Negative Oil Prices: How it Happened and Resulting Implications

Oil prices have joined bond yields in doing the unthinkable: trading at negative levels. In the case of oil, the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) May 2020 contract reached a low of -$40.32 at 2:24 pm on Monday, April 20, before rallying back to finish the day at -$15.92 per barrel. This marked the first time in history oil prices broke below zero.
February 6, 2020

Top 10 Myths About Mineral Interests & Royalties: Myth #10

Royalty checks from a recently drilled well will commence immediately after the well is completed. 
February 6, 2020

Top 10 Myths About Mineral Interests & Royalties: Myth #9

Dry holes pose a significant risk to both Oil & Gas Operators and Mineral Owners alike. 
February 6, 2020

Top 10 Myths About Mineral Interests & Royalties: Myth #8

Royalty Owners only receive income from Oil.
February 6, 2020

Top 10 Myths About Mineral Interests & Royalties: Myth #7

Fluctuations in oil & gas prices have an immediate effect on royalty payments.
February 6, 2020

Top 10 Myths About Mineral Interests & Royalties: Myth #6

Mineral Rights are a niche asset that are only held by "lucky landowners" who inherited their holdings from generations past. 
January 21, 2020

Top 10 Myths About Mineral Interests & Royalties: Myth #5

Mineral Owners only receive income from the wells that access the specific acreage that they own.
January 21, 2020

Top 10 Myths About Mineral Interests & Royalties: Myth #4

Royalty income is taxed as passive income.
January 21, 2020

Top 10 Myths About Mineral Interests & Royalties: Myth #3

Mineral Rights and Royalties cannot be used in a 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange.
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