Contacted for seismic work performed on my land
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Seismic work is performed by seismic companies looking for data. This data allows the oil company to determine whether to invest in drilling. Unfortunately, you are not entitled to this data just because you signed a seismic permit or even a mineral lease. It will not help you to contact a lawyer in this matter. The state has all of the permit information on any wells drilled in your area. Inquire with them.
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I agree with the previous attorney that an oil and gas lawyer in your area will help you determine the status of the mineral exploration activity in and around your property. Seismic work is performed quite frequently by oil companies and the seismic companies looking for data. This work allows for the company to determine whether to invest in drilling operations. Most on shore drilling operations are usually done in a "unit" approved by the Office of Conservation in the Department of Natural Resources. You can find out a lot of information about your area there.
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