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The WBROA needs your support to pass legislation in 2023 that will protect the rights of mineral owners.
Most Important Thing You Can Do
Email or write your legislator and tell them you support House Bill 1520 and Senate Bill 2374.
Ask them to pass the bill and help you as a mineral owner in North Dakota.
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Become a member of the Williston Basin Royalty Owners Association
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The mission of WBROA is to educate and encourage Williston Basin Royalty Owners to engage with statewide elected officials, legislators and members of the Judiciary for purpose of providing insight into the expectations of their constituency.
The purpose of WBROA is to help enable Royalty Owners to develop the skillset to comfortably communicate their frustrations and expectations when discussing the treatment of the royalty payment issues in question.
It’s All About Numbers and People
SCR 4010 provides for an interim study of post production deductions from royalty payments. With an extremely small number of legislators receiving oil royalties we have a large job ahead of us to educate the interim committee. It will be “all” about numbers. We must show and convince the interim Energy and Natural Resources members of what we believe are the inadequacies of the treatment of our interests. How do we accomplish that task?
It's crucial that we communicate the huge financial losses to royalty owners and the taxpayers of North Dakota due to these Postproduction costs.Read More