Entries by Ranger Land and Minerals

What Are Biden’s Real Priorities For U.S. Oil?

Americans are paying the most expensive Labor Day weekend gasoline prices since 2014. This is amid constrained stock levels and high benchmark crude oil prices. The end of the U.S. driving season comes in just a few days. This is after OPEC+ ignored the Biden Administration’s call for higher-than-planned increases in the alliance’s oil production. […]


What is Mineral Ownership? – Mineral Rights Explained [2021]

In the United States of America, private citizens, governmental bodies, and private entities can all own mineral rights. This is not the case everywhere around the world. Americans are lucky enough to both own and potentially profit from mineral ownership. In this complete glossary guide, we will define mineral ownership in today’s modern context before […]


Mineral Interest vs. Royalty Interest [+Net Royalty Acres Calculation]

When entering into a mineral rights agreement, it is very important to understand the complex definitions. This includes many industry terms. What could be the result without a proper background in mineral interest terminology? Investors run the risk of exchanging an asset or participating in a contract far less valuable than the property itself. In […]

Oil’s Comeback Is Lifting Commodity Prices

After taking a beating over the past few weeks, oil price rise surging on rising demand optimism. This is a major production outage in Mexico. Also the first full U.S. regulatory approval of a COVID-19 vaccine. October crude and Brent were up 3% to $67.47/bbl and $70.83/bbl, respectively. A day after a 5% surge by […]