2843 NW Loop 323 (this is on the North side of Tyler)
Tyler, TX 75702
Register: 8:30 to 9:00 AM Saturday
Class Session: 9:00 to 6:00 Saturday & 8:00 to 4:00 Sunday
Note: This class is subject to cancellation if circumstances warrant. You will be notified by phone, fax and/or e-mail. See our Registration Policy Page.
Late Registration: The last day to register for the class at a cost of 425.00 per seat is Monday October 29th. Late Registration begins Tuesday October 30th at a cost of 475.00 per seat.
If you are ordering more than one seat, place the orders SEPARATELY.
Introduction - Why am I here?
Overview of the role of the Field Landman
Land and Mineral Ownership
Land Descriptions and Measurements
Types of Ownership
Simple calculations of Mineral and Royalty Interests
Types of Conveyance and Transfer of Ownership
Probate, Administration and Intestate Succession
Discussion of Minerals vs. Royalty
The Oil, Gas & Mineral Lease
The Producer's 88 (7/69)
Basic Lease Terms and Provisions
Paid-Up vs. Rental
Options to Extend Lease Term
Leasehold Interests, An Overview
Units and Pooled Tracts
Simple Computations of Interest (Handout)
"Buy a Lease on this Tract"
Making Your Title Notes
Mineral Ownership Reports
Acquiring the Lease
The Lease Package and Supporting Documents
Preparing the Lease
Execution of the Lease
The Lease Package
The Lease Purchase Report
"The Journey", From Lease to Division Order - An Overview
Business Professionalism and Ethics
Your relationship with other land professionals
Benefits of your local Landman's Association
How to get and keep a job
What to ask your Broker
The "Road Warrior", a Survival Guide
Tools of the Trade
Dressing for the Job
Keep good records, for both clients and yourself
Save for a "rainy day"
Self-Employed = No Company Benefits
"You and the IRS"
How to survive bad motels and worse food or "This ain't no glamour job."