I own 320 acres of mineral rights in Lea County. I do not own the surface. They are currently not leased, have often been in the past. No wells on them.
I got a call from a Landman who said he was working for a geophysical company that wants my permission to thump the land in case the surface owner will not agree to it. He said under NM law, my agreement would over ride the surface owners refusal. They were not offering any money for my agreement. As always, it is hush-hush and has to be done immediately.
Does this sound legit or am I being scammed?