People: I am new as well to this forum; but I do have some information. Having inherited mineral rights in Montana, the best thing one can do is probate the will if they were left in that manner. The affidavit of heirship was not a valid vehicle for us. We used Ken
Hoversland as I recall; one can google him. (I am at home and all my info is at the office. ) Ken is personable, reachable AND reasonable. Anyone have any updates? I spoke with Shale Exploration in Scobey this morning ...$150 and one-eighth royalty; US
Energy Corp sent leases for $60 and 15%. Both companies have active web sites. I'm reminded of SDC Montana, who last year who was offering $150 and 15% and disappeared into the night. My problem is....I can't tell who is on the level. Andy Grove, former Chairman of INTEL always said ,"only the paranoid survive." In the most recent lease auctions conducted by the
Daniels County leases went for $76, $105, and $125 per acre. I do not live in the county so I have no face to face opportunities. If anyone has anr recent , relevant info I would be happy to hear it.