(Bismarck, ND) — The North Dakota House is considering a bill that would establish a go-between to sort out payment issues between royalty owners and oil companies. The program would have an independent intermediary aimed at helping improve relations between royalty owners and companies. Royalty owner advocates say the proposed program would likely be swayed by oil industry officials. Supporters of the bill say it would improve communication between royalty owners and oil companies.
ND House Considering Bill To Sort Oil Royalty Payment Issues