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Do you have any current knowledge about lease bonus and royalty% in Montague  county,tx
EOG wants to lease my minerals in two tracks one large in western county and I own 5 net acres in central
Montague county.

 I have seen some leases in the $1,000/acre range but the common amount is going to be closer to the $2-300 per acre.  These are not scientific but general guides.  The royalty averages at about 20% up to 22.5%.

The closer production is to your acreage the more you are going to be able to ask for the higher amounts.  If no producing wells are in the area then you will be on the lower side.



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