Texas Water Issues

Posted by landandmineral.com on June 17, 2013

With the current drought conditions in Texas, water seems to be a hot-button issue.  On June 13, 2013; the Supreme Court of the United States ruled against the Tarrant Regional Water District, a water district that covers 11 counties in North Texas that includes Fort Worth and Arlington. The case, titled Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann was filed in 2007 by the water district against the Oklahoma Water Resources Board and the Oklahoma Water Conservation Storage Commission.  Read more…

Land and Mineral.com Purpose

Posted by landandmineral.com on June 5, 2013

What is Land and Mineral.com and what do we do?  We are an interactive web application that identifies land and mineral owner’s cash flow opportunities from their land and or minerals. We provide the platform that allows them to advertise and list their holdings to lessors and operators while retaining their ownership interests.  In addition, by listing your property on our site, you will become eligible to share market information with other landowners in your area Read more…

Power Line Transmission Construction

Posted by landandmineral.com on June 4, 2013

Anyone who has traveled across the State of Texas in the last year should have noticed that multiple electrical transmission projects are underway or have recently been completed. Transmission towers are being constructed all across the state to connect the distributed generating facilities, including wind farms, to the metropolitan areas and other population centers.  Read more…

Texas Oil Shale

Posted by landandmineral.com on May 29, 2013

According to a study by the University of Texas at San Antonio the Eagle Ford Shale had a financial impact of $61 billion and supported 116,000 jobs across a 20 county swath of South Texas last year.  The Cline Shale field in the area of the Permian Basin is by some estimates reported to be even larger.  Read more…

Texas Water Legislation

Posted by landandmineral.com on April 10, 2013

In the April 2, 2013 issue of the Austin American Statesman there was an editorial about the legislation titled House Bill 4.  Under HB4 the State Water Development Board would administer funds to help finance water projects within the State of Texas. Read more…