American Energy poised to buy more mineral rights

Posted on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 7:42 pm    

American Energy Partners announced on Monday that amid its plans of entering into pipeline partnerships, acquiring oil-producing assets, and possible initial public offerings, the company is still allocating millions of dollars’ worth of funding to purchase mineral rights in some of the country’s most prolific oil-producing regions, Fuelfix reported on Tuesday, December 2.

The company, which is owned by former Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon, said it will set aside $500 million from equity commitments to buy 28,000 net mineral acres and secure 29,000 acres in royalty interests. Among the formations American Energy Partners plans to invest in is the Permian Basin, one of the country’s richest oilfields located in West Texas.

Many players are still eager to secure as many mineral rights as they can despite factors that threaten the overall health of the energy sector, such as pressure over fracking bans and dwindling oil prices. This enthusiasm proves that selling your mineral rights today would help you make the most out of this energy boom. To learn more about selling your mineral rights in Texas, speak with our team of brokers at The Mineral Auction by calling (512) 698-2802 today.

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