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American Abstract leads the federal and state abstract and title services industry by providing innovative solutions to our clients with the most accurate and timely reports to help accommodate our client’s needs.

An Abstract of Title provides a full and complete record of all pertinent instruments filed of record in the offices of the Bureau of Land Management in Santa Fe, NM, from the inception of the record to the date of the abstract. An abstract includes copies of the following:

  • Oil and Gas Lease
  • Record Title Assignments
  • Plat Book and Historical Index Records
  • Operating Agreements
  • Assignments of Operating Rights
  • Assignments of Overriding Royalties
  • Bonds
  • Mergers
  • Name Changes

The information contained in an abstract is prepared so that attorneys can prepare a Title Opinion, which then allows the drilling of wells or other work to be done.

A full report covering all of the leasehold and overriding royalties’ history along with a history of operators.  In addition, they include a record of the operating rights and overriding royalties for all depths and formations.

State abstracts contain a full history of leaseholders on the specified lands and a record of assignments of ownership. A state abstract includes copies of the following:

  • Oil and Gas Lease
  • Assignments of Lease and/or Operating Rights
  • Miscellaneous Instruments filed of record
  • Grazing Leases and Right of Ways on the lands
  • Mergers and Name Changes

The information contained in an abstract is prepared so that attorneys can prepare a Title Opinion, which then allows the drilling of wells or other work to be done.

UCC Searches from the Secretary of State office reveal active liens against any company or individual.

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