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Western Land Services’ Due Diligence team is staffed with seasoned examiners cross-trained in lease, title, and production review. Our experience and versatility allow us to tackle projects of all scopes and sizes with efficiency. Acquiring leasehold assets from another operator? Performing an internal audit? Buying or selling midstream assets? WLS has done it all. Supporting mergers, acquisitions, farm-out agreements, joint operating agreements, and more, our Due Diligence team prides itself on inclusive results and quick turnaround.

Due Diligence services at a glance:

  • Confirmation that all payments (bonus, rentals, royalties, and shut-ins) have been accurately tendered
  • Mineral and leasehold validation
  • Tax, lien, judgment and encumbrance checks
  • Review of WI, NRI, ORRI and assignments
  • Identification of any and all defects associated with the lease and title
  • Curative requirement identification and fulfillment
  • Reviewing DTO/DOTOs to ensure all requirements have been satisfied
  • Well and production research
  • Reviewing HBP status and confirming continuous production or shut-in payments
  • Lease provision summarization and obligation review
  • Preparation of exhibits for closing documents