As I touched on in a recent post, the surge in oil and gas exploration and the accompanying concern with mineral rights and interests have created significant challenges for county recorders and title insurance companies across the state. The strong demand on county offices (often in counties still feeling effects from the recession) for time to search the official record often exceeds the office’s resources and hours. The results range from interested parties banking on uncertain alternative search companies to underwriters denying mineral interests in their loan policies.
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Continue Reading Oil and Gas Surge Impacts Title Searches and Policies of Title Insurance – Part Two of a Two Part Series