We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

'From Heaven To Hell' — Mineral Rights And Ancient Deeds

Law360, New York (May 12, 2017, 11:54 AM EDT) -- As long as the current economic conditions prevail and domestic oil production provides better opportunity for American interests, the acquisition and development of stateside mineral rights will predominate. An excellent and obvious example of this is the redoubled interest in the Permian Basin and the ramping up of activity in Midland-Odessa. As these plays continue to run, title questions will continue to emerge.

Where especially arcane conveyances to railroads are memorialized in ancient documents, the archaic language can lead to disputes, because simple phrases that seem...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.