Marketed: AE&J Royalties Core Delaware Basin Minerals Position

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Permian Basin; Delaware Basin
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The following information is provided by Detring Energy Advisors LLC. All inquiries on the following listings should be directed to Detring. Hart Energy is not a brokerage firm and does not endorse or facilitate any transactions.

AE&J Royalties LLC is offering for sale a mineral interest position located in the core of the Delaware Basin in southern Lea County, N.M.

Detring Energy Advisors, which was retained for the sale, said the AE&J position is "concentrated in the highest-returning portion of the highest-returning basin in the Lower 48" with substantial near-term cash flow as a result of premier operators drilling extended laterals utilizing next-gen, high-intensity completion techniques.

Cash flow from the offered assets is forecasted to reach roughly $5 million in 2020E. Currently, the position includes exposure to seven proved developed producing and 17 drilled but uncompleted horizontal wells and permits.

Detring added the offering includes non-cost bearing clauses across roughly 50% of the net royalty acreage that increases margin and realized cash flow. Additionally, the offering's high royalty interests average about 2% per well, accelerating the impact of on-mineral development.


  • About 550 Net Royalty Acres (at 1/8)
    • 100% minerals
    • Roughly 50% non-cost bearing
  • Core mineral position operated by premier Delaware Basin E&P’s
    • About 50% Concho Resources Inc., 35% Cimarex Energy Co., 15% BTA Oil Producers LLC and less than 5% Chevron Corp.
  • Prolific stacked-pay in the deep, overpressured core of the most active basin in the United States
    • IP-24: 2,300 to 4,900 barrels of oil equivalent per day
    • EUR: 1.3 million to 2.3 million barrels of oil equivalent
    • Spacing: 28 wells per mile
  • Significant cash flow generated by 24 existing horizontal wells/permits:
    • About $5 million (2020E); about $8 million (next three years); about $20 million (full-life)
  • Substantial undeveloped inventory generates about $65 million of additional undiscounted cash flow (about $85 million 3P)
    • 70 total undeveloped locations across the Wolfcamp A, Wolfcamp B, Bone Spring 1-3 and Avalon
    • Total net inventory of 1.9 wells (0.5 developed / 1.4 undeveloped) normalized to 7,500 ft
    • Additional unbooked inventory in the highly prospective Wolfcamp C and Wolfcamp D
  • Southern Lea County exhibits the highest quality Bone Spring and Wolfcamp rock properties found throughout the Delaware Basin
    • About 5,000 ft of stacked-pay with multiple landing zones and upside throughout the position

Process Overview:

  • Evaluation materials available via the Virtual Data Room Aug. 14
  • Proposals due Sept. 11

For information visit or contact Melinda Faust at or 713-595-1004.