Louise, they are classified as either “production sharing agreement wells” (more than 65% mineral owner’s sign the agreement) or “allocation wells” (less than 65% sign the agreement), meaning they aren’t technically pooling your interests. They’re simply an alternative that allows operators to get around the nuances of pooling.
Have you been presented with any type of production sharing agreement? What tract do you own specifically? The permits are on the east 1/2 of the section.