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Information on Property Issues: Legal & Practical Impacts

Basic Description of Oil and Gas Leases -
http://www.oil-gas-leases.com/basic-descript-oil-gas.html

Checklist For Negotiating An Oil And Gas Lease -
http://www.gdhm.com/images/pdf/jbm-ogleasechecklist.pdf-

Natural Gas Lease Forms And Addendum -
http://www.wvsoro.org/resources/minerals_royalty/Gas_Lease_Addendum_Checklist.pdf

Ten Oil & Gas Lease Clauses You Want -
http://www.mineralrightsforum.com/profiles/blogs/ten-oil-gas-lease-clauses-recommended

Mineral Rights : Basic information about mineral, surface, oil and gas rights -
http://geology.com/articles/mineral-rights.shtml

Drilling vs. the American Dream : Fracking impacts on property rights and home values -
http://www.resource-media.org/drilling-vs-the-american-dream-fracking-impacts-on-property-rights-and-home-values/#.U6XAAEAriSp

Should homeowners freak out about fracking? -
http://www.insureme.com/home-insurance/fracking

Drilling Can Dig Into Land Value -
http://www.dallasnews.com/incoming/20100918-Drilling-can-dig-into-land-value-9345.ece

Guide To Split Estates In Oil And Gas Development -
http://www.idl.idaho.gov/oil-gas/commission/Split-Estates-Brochure.pdf

Gas and Oil Leases as They Relate to Residential Lending -
http://cce.cornell.edu/EnergyClimateChange/NaturalGasDev/Documents/PDFs/Gas%20and%20Oil%20Leases%20Residential%20Lending%2010-11-11.pdf

Mortgage Company Agreements Hold Up Mineral Drilling Royalties For Some -
http://www.redorbit.com/news/business/1058664/
mortgage_company_agreements_hold_up_mineral_drilling_royalties_for_some/

Unfair Share: How Oil and Gas Drillers Avoid Paying Royalties -
http://www.propublica.org/article/unfair-share-how-oil-and-gas-drillers-avoid-paying-royalties

Tompkins group targets gas leases' effect on property values -
http://www.stargazette.com/article/20110602/NEWS01/106020375/Tompkins-group-targets-gas-leases-effect-property-values

Site Analysis (site requirements for FHA insured mortgages) - see "Special Neighborhood Hazards and Nuisances" section -
http://www.hud.gov/offices/adm/hudclips/handbooks/hsgh/4150.2/41502c2HSGH.pdf

"From the Frontlines" video at bottom of page - touches on lease agreement problems, e.g., can't get a mortgage after signing lease, royalties go to mortgaging bank, capital gains taxes, centralized impoundments -
http://www.marcellus-shale.us/Carol-French.htm

Idaho Press-Tribune - Do You Own Your Land from Top to Bottom? -
http://www.idahopress.com/news/article_ad2312ec-5cec-11e0-93be-001cc4c002e0.html

Split Estate Information - Do you own your mineral rights? -
http://www.idl.idaho.gov/bureau/minerals/min_leasing/split-estate-info.pdf

Split Estate documentary - Do you own your mineral rights? -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj1Am482zlo

Questions to Ask a Drilling Company Before You Sign a Gas Lease -
http://www.marcellus-shale.us/before_you_lease.htm

Fleased Forum on Gas Lease Termination -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2yUojMi-Uhs

The Housing Market Impacts of Shale Gas Development -
http://www.rff.org/RFF/Documents/RFF-DP-13-39.pdf

Shale Gas Development and the Costs of Groundwater Contamination Risks -
http://www.rff.org/RFF/Documents/RFF-DP-12-40-REV.pdf

"A Personal Story…" of property devaluation of split-estate residents -
http://preservethebeartoothfront.com/2014/02/11/a-personal-story-tim-and-christine-ruggiero-wise-county-texas/

Idaho Statesman: a complaint about seismic testing too close to a (New Plymouth) home leads to an agency warning but no violation -
http://www.idahostatesman.com/2014/02/11/3021354/idaho-beefs-up-oversight-for-gas.html

How a gas well is drilled down into the ground, and what can go wrong -
 *Great slideshow* -
http://www.wvsoro.org/resources/how_a_well_is_drilled/index.html

Oil and Gas Drilling/Development Impacts - an overview - http://teeic.anl.gov/er/oilgas/impact/drilldev/index.cfm

Distracted by Fracking? (Pt. 1) - article about hazards of "well stimulation" (acidization) in conventional drilling -
http://thenextgeneration.org/blog/post/monterey-shale-series-distracted-by-fracking