Oil, Gas & Mineral Rights: Overview & Effects


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A mineral estate is _____ the surface estate.

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1. Mineral rights may include rights to all but which of the following?

2. What can the owner of both the surface and mineral rights of a property do with them?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In these assessments, students can expect to be tested on the components of mineral rights. They will also be assessed on mineral estates. Some of the quiz questions present real-world scenarios to which students can apply their knowledge of the lesson's key topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students using these tools will be quizzed over the following topics:

  • What mineral rights include
  • Definition of a mineral estate
  • Actions that can be taken by an owner of a mineral estate and a surface
  • What gives the mineral estate the right to make reasonable use of the surface

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the components of mineral rights
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as mineral estate and mineral rights
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mineral and surface estates

Additional Learning

By going through the lesson called Oil, Gas & Mineral Rights: Overview & Effects, students can learn more about mineral rights and limitations. Use this lesson to:

  • Examine how a parcel of property can be divided
  • Determine what a mineral estate includes
  • Understand what a mineral estate dominates