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What bonus and percentage is customary in the following area for a small tract of 6.25 acres?
Section 14, Township 6 South, Range 2 West in Love County, OK


The original answerer put this question in the question pool so I picked it up to give you a quick answer.

The last I've heard about Love County, OK is the following:

$50-650 bonus with the average being about $100/acre

Royalty being 12.5% up to 18.75% with the average being on a 5 year term.

Your small tract should be sufficient to get above the minimums on both royalty and bonus.

Hope this helps some.


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