The American Association of Petroleum Landmen.
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (BLM)
An agency within the United States Department of the Interior responsible for administering public lands.
LAND BROKERAGE COMPANY
An organization that offers its services to oil and gas Operators for the purpose of obtaining leases. Often independent landmen work for a land brokerage company.
This is generally the title given to the department within an oil company that is responsible for all issues related to acquiring and administering mineral and surface rights in order for the company to explore for and produce oil and gas.
LANDMAN, PETROLEUM LANDMAN
A person, male or female, whose role is that of contacting mineral rights owners regarding the leasing of their mineral interests for oil and gas production. Landmen often are independent contractors.
LIMITED TITLE NOTES
“The investigation and interpretation of the instruments and monuments incident to a chain of title to determine their effect and condition in order to reach a conclusion as to the status of the title that is subject to certain limitations.. “
MINERAL OWNERSHIP REPORT
A detailed report that identifies the owners and their percentages of the subject lands. Also referred to as a Schedule of Interest (SOI).
A set of oil or gas accumulations sharing similar geologic, geographic properties, such as source rock, hydrocarbon type, and migration pathways.
A landman’s list and brief description of ALL the documents in the history of the ownership of a given tract of land.
SCHEDULE OF INTEREST
A detailed report that identifies the owners and their percentages of the subject lands. Also referred to as a Mineral Ownership Report (MOR).