Tag Archives: Mineral Rights

Longmont mulls stand against statehouse bill that would compensate drillers for losses

By John Fryer – The Denver Post – February 20, 2017 Rep. Perry Buck’s measure would make governments that impose a moratorium compensate oil, gas companies Longmont’s City Council is to consider taking a formal stand Tuesday night against a … Continue reading

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New Colorado Mineral Owner Organization Formed

A new organization has been formed to exclusively represent Colorado Mineral and Royalty Owners called CAMRO, Colorado Alliance of Mineral and Royalty Owners. CAMRO was formed as a result of a long-running displeasure with the policies of the National board … Continue reading

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Governor, industry urge cautious hand in regulating oil, gas

BY DAN ELLIOTT – Associated Press – The Wichita Eagle – April 1, 2016 DENVER – Collaboration and negotiation allowed Colorado to draw up oil and gas regulations that protect the public and the environment while encouraging a lucrative state industry, the … Continue reading

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BLM to auction Niobrara drilling rights on Pawnee National Grassland

Cathy Proctor Reporter – Denver Business Journal – August 14, 2015 BLM to auction more drilling rights on Pawnee National Grassland For sale to the highest bidder: Thousands of acres of federally owned mineral rights in two southern Colorado counties and in … Continue reading

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‘Shale-ionaires’ Suffering from Wave of Bankrupt Oil Drillers

by Kelly Gilblom – Bloomberg News – May 20. 2015 At the height of the U.S. energy boom, Texas landowner John Baen received about $100,000 a month in royalty payments from companies producing oil and natural gas on his property. … Continue reading

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Want to ban fracking? Be ready to pay up under Colorado Legislature bill

Cathy Proctor – Reporter – Denver Business Journal – December 19, 2014 Counties that enact a ban on fracking would have to compensate the owners of mineral rights under a bill Rep. Perry Buck, R-Windsor, plans to introduce during the 2015 legislative session. … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: NARO – Rockies Disappointed in Fort Collins City Council’s Vote to Appeal Judge’s Ruling to Overturn Energy Development Moratorium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – National Association of Royalty Owners -Rockies Disappointed in Fort Collins City Council’s Vote to Appeal Judge’s Ruling to Overturn Energy Development Moratorium  Continued efforts to ban energy development are an affront to real property rights held by … Continue reading

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Big Colorado landowners have traction in negotiating oil, gas siting

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – Aug 24, 2014 It was a clash between suburbanites and an oil and gas company. Why, the homeowners wanted to know, couldn’t the driller’s planned wells be located farther from homes? The answer, offered … Continue reading

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