Owner Relations


In 2011, BHP Billiton acquired shale assets in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas making us one of the ten largest independent upstream oil and gas companies in the world by resource.

We strive to maintain a positive and mutually beneficial relationship with our land owners. In order to serve you in the most efficient manner, you can direct queries to key contacts in the business, download commonly requested forms, access frequently asked questions and our documentation requirements through the following links:

Annual Notice to Texas Royalty Owners

Section 91.504, Texas Natural Resources Code, gives an owner of a royalty interest in oil or gas produced in Texas the right to request from a payor information about itemized deductions, the heating value of gas, and the Railroad Commission of Texas identification number for the lease, property, or well that may not have been provided to the royalty interest owner. The request must be in writing and must be made by certified mail. A payor must respond to a request regarding itemized deductions, the heating value of gas, and the Railroad Commission of Texas identification number by certified mail not later than the 60th day after the date the request is received. An owner of a royalty interest in oil or gas may obtain information regarding production that has been reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas by contacting the oil and gas division of the commission or accessing the commission's website and providing the identification number of the lease and the county in which the lease is located.

All Production Units

Fayetteville Production Unit (Arkansas Properties)

Local Resources

Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission
National Association of Royalty Owners - Arkansas

Eagle Ford Production Unit (South/Central Texas Properties)

Local Resources

Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC)
National Association of Royalty Owners - Texas
Texas 811

Haynesville Production Unit (East Texas/Louisiana Properties)

Local Resources

Department of Natural Resources - State of Louisiana
National Association of Royalty Owners - Louisiana
Louisiana One Call 811
Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC)
National Association of Royalty Owners - Texas
Texas 811

Permian Production Unit (West Texas Properties)

Local Resources

Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC)
National Association of Royalty Owners - Texas
Texas 811

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