Landowner Handbook: Pipelines 101

TXOGA’s Landowner Handbook: Pipelines 101 details private property rights, how the pipeline industry is protecting and improving communities, and provides insight on pipeline regulation and oversight. Also included is the Landowner’s Bill of Rights from the Office of the Attorney General, a glossary of terms, and a frequently asked questions (FAQ) section, along with additional…

AUSTIN-Texas is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation and essential infrastructure is needed to meet the demands of our booming population. At the same time, private property ownership is a bedrock principle in Texas and balancing the expansion of critical infrastructure like roads, internet and electricity lines, and pipelines for oil, natural gas…

June 16, 2021 AUSTIN – Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, released the following statement following Governor’s Abbott’s signing of HB 2730 into law: “Several years of negotiations and commitment from infrastructure industries to address concerns of landowners have resulted in a carefully crafted law that strikes the right balance between…

AOPL (Association of Oil Pipelines) strives to create good landowner relations and in order to achieve this goal AOPL created a training video to explicitly lay out their guidelines. This core training video was created by Liquids Pipeline operators who are members of the Americans Petroleum Institute as well as members of AOPL. The video…

Pipeline companies considering a new liquids pipeline project are committed to training employees and real-estate representatives to treat landowners fairly, openly and with respect. In order to accomplish this goal, Association of Pipelines (AOPL) strives to negotiate with landowners in good faith, be responsive to their questions and concerns and consistent in upholding our commitments…

When pipeline companies are considering a new liquids pipeline project in your area, they are fully committed to working alongside you. With every action, the companies hope to achieve their goals fairly, openly and with respect. The Association of Oil Pipelines has created a list of tenets they will personally follow in order to accomplish…

Ownership of the mineral estate includes five essential rights: 1) to develop 2) to lease 3) to receive bonus payments 4) to receive delay rentals and 5) to receive royalty payments. If the mineral owner decides to develop the estate himself, the first right allows him to explore, drill, produce, transport, store and market the minerals.  In most instances, the…

Except in narrow circumstances, the severed surface owner does not have the right to participate in or control the development of the minerals underneath the property.  Still, many oil and natural gas leases today contain provisions expressly providing for compensation or other benefits to the owner surface estate.  Lessees will often agree to voluntarily compensate…

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