0 – 15 Minutes
Doug rants on oil and gas Landman tactics on negotiation and seeking to formulate friendships or bonds to maximize pipeline, gas leases, and other agreements for the company.
15 – 30 Minutes
Doug continues providing examples of Landman strategy and methods to convince and persuade landowners to sign poor natural gas contracts. Specific example of Landman in Doug’s office as to why the most recent gas company is the “best” he has ever worked for despite working for many others.
30 – 45 Minutes
Doug continues to explain the landowner Landman relationship and how landsmen attempt to befriend and gain the trust of landowners in order to obtain lease, pipeline, and other oil and gas agreements. The key is to understand that the Landman works for the Oil and Gas Company and you need an employer who works for you, who you trust, and who understands these issues.
45 – 60 Minutes
Doug continues to describe Landman tricks of the trade. Specific examples of Landman attempting to circumvent the landowners lawyer and convince the landowner to move forward with a current offer and trying to shield the landowner from speaking with their attorney. Landman reports on history of contact, and how Landman operate to maximize benefits for the company. Why landowners must know the gas companies tricks and practices in order for the landowner to protect themselves.