Mineral Rights and the Petroleum Industry, With Ron Ness, President of the ND Petroleum Council

Episode 154

America’s Land Auctioneer and Pifer’s Land:

On this week’s America’s Land Auctioneer radio show, Kevin Pifer is joined by Ron Ness, President of the North Dakota Petroleum Council. Ron discusses mineral rights and shares the importance of making sure you have a clear title. He also stresses the importance of knowing  exactly what you own and reestablishing ownership of the minerals every 20 years. To tune to hear more about how to retain ownership of minerals whether you are keeping or selling your land. 

 Ron Ness, President of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, talks about where the oil industry is today in production and where he sees it going in the future. In North Dakota alone, there are 17 counties that produce oil or natural gas. Ron and Kevin also discuss where oil is found in the Bakken petroleum system and how that impacts the oil field. 

Original Air Date: 
Saturday, January 27, 2024