How can we find out if we are in the oil pool
of a producing unit

thanks Orlando

This is not an easy task.  You have to be fully versed in the use of the Texas Railroad Commission website GIS.

You have to know the abstract and lease information and then review local wells.  Local wells being those wells which are geographically located near your property.  This GIS system will have on file all the well data including permits, and plats which will show unit information.

Sorry that it isn't an easier task.

Google "TX RRC GIS" and you will be able to review the mapping system.  Use the search tabs which are on the right-hand side of the page. (The map of the State of Texas is on the left pane.)  


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I will try to answer any question you have. Even if I reject a question, I still will give a shot at what I would do in your position. The only questions I will not take a shot at would be a highly technical engineering or geological question. I am beginning to see quite a few questions from land men and other oil companies and that doesn't matter to me either. I will attempt to help.


I am an oil and gas attorney that has been in the business for more than 20 years. I have held a series 22 and 63 securities license, been in oil and gas operations, land man, division order analyst all prior to obtaining my law degree. Today, I typically write title opinions verifying ownership of oil and gas minerals, assist landowners in negotiations on oil, gas and mineral leases, easements and conveyances. I also assist oil and gas companies with the sale of working interest ownership as well as common business law issues.

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