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:

Name Change of PetroHawk subsidiaries to the BHP Billiton Petroleum brand (PDF 204 kb)

Customer Satisfaction Survey (DOC 107kb)

Notice of Assignment - Reeves County, Texas

Reeves County (Upstream) Assignment (PDF 1.4 MB)
Reeves County (Downstream) Assignment (PDF 1.4 MB)

Notice of Assignment – North Louisiana Conventional Divestment

Bienville Parish Assignment (PDF 7.4 MB)
Bossier Parish Assignment (PDF 10 MB)
Caddo Parish Assignment (PDF 8.4 MB)
DeSoto Parish Assignment (PDF 6.9 MB)
Red River Parish Assignment (PDF 6.8 MB)
Webster Parish Assignment (PDF 9.7 MB)

All Production Units


Address Change Form (PDF 308 kb)
Authorization for Electronic Funds Transfer Payment (PDF 337 kb)
Minimum Revenue Payment Request Form (PDF 194 kb)
Affidavit of Heirship (PDF 199 kb)
Documentation Requirements for Ownership Changes and Other Events (PDF 201 kb)
Frequently Asked Questions (PDF 210 kb)
Form W-9 (PDF 110 kb)
How to Read Your Check Detail (PDF 431 kb)

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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