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Royalty Clearinghouse invests in oil and gas mineral and royalty interests across the United States. We take a portfolio approach to investing, meaning that we spread our risk across many oil and gas investments. Because we own a significant number of interests, we can effectively reduce our overall risk as compared to an individual mineral owner.
Quite simply, there are few key reasons:
We will prorate the amount owed for current taxes through the effective date of the sale. If there are delinquent taxes owed on your mineral rights or royalty interests, Royalty Clearinghouse will deduct the amount owed from our closing price. We will then mail the payment to the taxing entity.
A copy of the Trust Agreement or Memorandum of Trust in addition to a conveyance document from the current owner of record into the Trust. These documents must be recorded in the county and state where the minerals reside.
This is a standard request for any company that wishes to purchase your minerals, royalties or non-operated working interests. If you received a Royalty Clearinghouse offer in the mail, we need to review payment history for the wells involved in order to verify our original bid. The information from the stubs helps us to:
If you do not have copies of your recent check stubs or are not paid monthly, please call one of our account managers to discuss your sale options. (888) 591-2865
No, all offers presented by Royalty Clearinghouse are "no-obligation" offers. Receiving an offer does not obligate you to sell.
Funding will generally occur within ten (10) to fifteen (15) business days of our receipt of your original signed deed or assignment. We can arrange for a company check to be sent directly to you. A cashier’s check can also be sent from our bank to your bank and will be directly deposited into your account. We make every effort to close your sale as quickly, efficiently and easily as possible. Naturally, the time to fund may vary due to the size or complexity of the transaction.
The value is based on the cash flow that we expect the minerals to generate in the future. Estimating cash flow involves assumptions about the location of your interests; when wells may be drilled; production history; current and projected oil and gas prices, the operator including the track record in the specified oil and gas field; and the overall risk to Royalty Clearinghouse.
Our original bids are generated from public information. We combine ownership information from county tax rolls, where available, with production data reported to the Railroad Commission or each State’s Oil and Gas Commission to make our cursory bid. Although the taxing entities and the Railroad Commission are great sources for our initial evaluation, the information is not always accurate or up-to-date, which is why we ask to see recent check stubs.
Yes. We are happy to work with you to find solutions to more complex title issues such as mineral rights in estates. Please give us a call so that we may discuss your specific situation with you.
Yes. If you are not currently receiving royalty payments but you received an offer letter from us, you will need to contact the operator of the wells for more information. You will need to explain that the County tax records indicate you are an owner in a well that the Railroad Commission or state shows is producing but you are not receiving payments. Please call one of our account managers to discuss your situation.
While we mostly purchase producing mineral rights and royalties, we will evaluate and purchase non-producing properties in selected areas.
We do evaluate and purchase non-operated working interests. We are not an operator and do not purchase operated interests in wells.
We currently buy interests all over the country.
There is no charge to you if we assign a value to your mineral rights or royalty interests, even if you choose not to sell at this moment.
Our legal and title team will research and assemble all necessary documents at no cost to you.