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Newsletter Articles From 2015

The character and extent of the interest acquired by a tax-deed purchaser of a royalty under an oil and gas lease By John C. Robison, Jr. January 2015 It is virtually impossible to acquire an unsevered mineral interest by a tax deed. However, it may be possible to acquire a severed mineral interest, if it is assessed and taxed as such rather than as a royalty in an oil and gas lease.
Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin December 2015 Updates from Editor Craig Hedin.
Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin August 2015 News and updated compiled by Editor Craig Hedin.
Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin June 2015 Updates of interest to mineral law practitioners.
Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin April 2015 Updates of interest to mineral law practitioners.
Comments from the editor By Craig R. Hedin January 2015 Updates of interest to mineral law practitioners.
Executive leasing rights—Duties owed and unresolved issues By Matthew L. McArthy April 2015 Executive rights are generally the power to execute leases on behalf of the mineral owner. The rights are created by both grant and reservation. Author Matthew McArthy discusses the existing law in Illinois and unresolved issues.
Partition of minerals By John C. Robison, Jr. December 2015 A look at the case and legislative history of partition in Illinois.