Mineral Rights Value in the Marcellus Shale

Mineral Rights Value in the Marcellus Shale

One of the most common questions we get is about mineral rights value in the Marcellus Shale.  Valuing mineral rights can be complicated due to the number of factors that can affect the value.  Unlike the housing market, there is now “Zillow” of mineral rights.  Mineral owners are often confused or frustrated because they have been searching for the value of their mineral rights online and can’t find an answer.  The reason is that the value of mineral rights can change substantially even for properties that are right next door.   Our mineral rights value guide was created to help mineral owners better understand the value and the factors that can affect the value.

Below we break down the factors affecting the value of mineral rights in the Marcellus Shale.  Mineral rights values change dramatically between selling, leasing, or royalties so we break each of these out separately.

Value of Mineral Rights when Leasing

If you are leasing your mineral rights, this post will help you understand the factors that will affect the lease price you can expect.  In addition, we discuss the best way to discover the true value of your mineral rights when leasing.  Many mineral owners lease out their property below market value because they don’t know they have options! We explain everything step by step to help you maximize the value of your property.

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Value of Mineral Rights when Selling

If you’re selling your mineral rights, you’re giving up all future rights to Oil & Gas income.  We’ll discuss the value you should expect from those mineral rights and also dive into whether selling is really the right choice. We will also discuss the best way to sell your mineral rights.  If you’re on the fence about selling your mineral rights, this is an article you don’t want to miss. No matter what decision you make, this post will help you make the right decision.

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Value of Royalty Income

Royalty income is more straight forward than leasing or selling mineral rights.  We’ll discuss how much you can expect from your royalty income in a lump sum, the factors that can affect how much you will receive, and the best way to sell royalties in the Marcellus Shale.  Many mineral owners who are receiving royalty checks accept the first offer they get and leave money on the table. We can help you understand the best way to get the maximum value for your property!

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