Rayborn, the 15% royalty is very unacceptable. Also, do not accept 18%. Ask for 20% royalty and $300 per acre bonus monies. The $300 would be negotiable. To the East of your A-89 is a Horizontal gas well(API 181-31391) drilled by Chesapeake Operating and completed in Feb. 2005/Production started in June 2006/producing from the Viola formation.
Also make sure you include a NO DEDUCTIONS CLAUSE in your lease.
Link to production data on well 31391:
THE BEGINNING DATE ON THIS FORM CAN BE MANIPULATED BACK TO JUNE 2016
There are numerous dry holes, plugged oil wells, producing oil wells and producing gas wells in the areas to the East, Southeast, South and Southwest.
Production from these wells is coming from the Viola and Baker Sand Formations.
GIS Map of Grayson County A-83/89/566 and surrounding area:
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