The recent oil and natural gas exploitation in Pennsylvania has led to many profitable oil and gas leases, but also to some problems with companies taking advantage of landowners who don’t know the legal terminology and the consequences of a mineral lease, and persons who are unable to find a qualified oil and gas attorney to help them.
Shannon K. McDonald is a Wyoming educated attorney. Wyoming is on the forefront of oil shale, natural gas, and selling oil. Wyoming created the modern oil and gas law system, and being educated in the state where the leases and laws are far more advanced than in Pennsylvania. Shannon knows the concepts and clauses you need to have a profitable oil and gas lease, while protecting your interest in the land. Let her help you by bringing the benefit of real experience to examining and negotiating your lease.
You do not have to settle for a big firm that doesn’t care about you, and you don’t have to take whatever lease is given to you. A few subtle changes in your lease can make all the difference for an on-going income for you and your family. Not only that, but an agreement with neighboring landowners can help you too. Talk to them about what lease they have in place and think about how it might affect you. Then consider contacting a qualified attorney.