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Winter Reading Guide

If you haven’t already checked out the Summer Reading Guide, that’s where you should get started. We’re expanding on that list with our Winter Reading Guide, adding some new suggestions we’ve received, and throwing some new books in the mix. The Map by Daniel Yergin is the newest release to make it on this list. …

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The Shitco Suck

This was an email we got earlier this week. We’ve reached out to the author to ask about how they’d like it to be posted but have not gotten a response, so here it is in its original form (with some images added in). I think all of us have felt like this at one …

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On the Rocks Ep 6

On Episode 6 of On the Rocks with Colin Moody we’re taking a look at an old Oregon Basin plat map in Park County, Wyoming that was created by Richfield Oil Corp in the 1950s. These old plat maps show all kinds of interesting historical information such as surface tracts, oil and gas leases, well …

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The Oil and Gas Road

This was a submission from one of our former authors known as The NutShale: The Oil & Gas Road The Oil & Gas Road (“O&G Road”) is the best damn road on the planet. It is not the “Silk Road” linking cultures and ideas, it’s no Roman engineered masterpiece that stands the tests of thousands …

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Summer Reading

Since we keep seeing requests for a list of oil and gas books, we decided to put together our own with some of our favorite reads. This list spans from beginners guides to the industry all the way to the technical aspects of how the industry works, with quite a lot of history and geopolitics …

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Summertime Madness

This year has been a whirlwind at LandmanLife HQ. The love and support we’ve gotten from our fans, customers, and contributors has been the fuel that keeps us rolling on the road trip to nowhere. Figuring out how to give back to our fans, supporters, contributors, the #EFT community, and the oil industry as a …

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A Better #EFT

A couple of weeks ago arguments started that are still weighing on our community. People took sides. Things got heated, and then the personal attacks started. Like a set of dominos, almost all of us got dragged into this somehow. The dominos 10 pieces away might not matter to you, but they kept falling. Disagreements …

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What Does a Landman Do? – Answers from a Surface Landman

This is a more in depth dive than our previous posts, What Does a Landman Actually Do? and What is a Landman? Personal Relationships Some people call us right of way agents, land brokers, or consultants. We are the jack of all trades, masters of none. We bridge the gap between the office and the …

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