LAND SYSTEM COMPARISON SHEET
“SHORT LIST” SUMMER 2009
Rank # Company Phone eMail Website Client
LANDPRO 281-363-4213 firstname.lastname@example.org www.landpro.com
Yes No Yes No Yes No
TRACT-based or LEASE-based? TRACT-
“Stand-Alone” Land Management System?
Do you have to buy other software for it to work?
(e.g. Visual FoxPro 9, Access, SQL, Oracle,)
If not in .NE T / SQL, do you plan to release a
SQL version within the next 2 years?
Free 15-day Trial available?
Can it “ex port ” accounting-specific data to Excel?
Does it integrate completely with an accounting
Export Division Order detail data?
Export Name & Addresses?
Export Payment History Data?
Export Payment “Obligation” Data? (so that Acct
can print checks if necessary)
FULL Land / GIS Mapping Integration?
Total Number of “Canned” Reports 270+
Are most reports “modifiable” by end-user?
Detailed Tract & Mineral Ownership Information
Can display all tracts in a Well or Unit?
Can it calculate Division Orders “Revenue”
Can it calculate Division Order “Expense”
Can it keep track of who has returned the signed
DOI to you?
Can it show you aut omatically the FORMULAS –
in PLAIN ENGLIS H - on how each individual
Division Order of Interest record was calculated?
OK to setup unlimited number of Working
Interest Decks per Lease / Tract?
Can deduct Non-Participating Royalty Interests
(NP RI) from Mineral Owners?
Can it find all records associated with individual
owners? (such as leases, tracts, contracts,
properties, payment obligations, payment history,
royalty interests, ORRI’s, mineral interests, etc
Can reports be easily generated without learning
a query language?
Can most reports be modified by end-user?
DATA SHEET REP ORTS
Lease Data Sheets?
Contract Data Sheets?
Property Data Sheets? (e.g., Fee Minerals)
Prospect Data Sheets?
Well Data Sheets?
Unit Data Sheets?
Owner Name & Addr. Data Sheets?
Survey / TWP-RNG-SEC Data Sheets? (listing
all properties assoc. with each Survey/Section)
Can Leas e Data Sheets be modified (rearrange
the sequence of the various dat a bands?)
Can “Leases” be your starting point?
Can “Tracts” be your starting point?
SHOULD TRACTS be your starting point?
Are tracts having multiple leases entered only
Can you automatically account for acreage
“overlaps” on a tract?
Are Division Order calculations automatic?
Is there an AUDIT-REPORT that helps you
determine whet her your lease setup is correct?
Are the reports accurate? (ask the customers,
not the company)
Can it generate mineral ownership reports?
Are acreage inventory reports for overlapping,
multi-depth leas es accurate?
Does it link to a GIS mapping system?
Does the mapping system pull map reports from
the land management system?
Does the land management system automatically
display relat ed mapping polygons?
Can I set up either the lease or tract first as I
have the information?
GIS Mapping Capabilities? YES
Data “bridge” to which accounting system? YES /
Data import capabilities YES / use
Data Export capabilities YES export to
Print “original” leases from your lease dat a? YES / output
Mass-update capabilities YES. Mass
Auto calculation of Division Orders? YES
MULTI-US ER LICENS ES VISUAL LANDPRO
Add’l fee to install on more than 1 P C? YES
Are multi-user licenses available? YES
Is the license activated on a per-P C basis? YES
Can a license be installed on lapt ops? YES, if you purchas e the
additional license for the
View-Only licenses available? YES
SECURITY ISSUES VISUAL LANDPRO
Are view-only licenses available? YES
Can you restrict access to certain reports, YES, on a “per-user-
tools, or record types? group” basis.
Can you lock specific users out of items YES TO ALL (1-5)
1. Generating or modifying checks
2. Mass-updating records
3. Deleting records
4. Modifying existing record
5. Accessing certain reports
BASI C GENERAL QUESTIONS VISUAL LANDPRO
Can leases be assoc. with 2+ tracts? YES
Can leases be assoc. with 2+ lessors? YES
Can payment obligations be setup as BOTH
recurring, specific to each date, or bot h?
GIS-MAPPING SPECIFIC QUESTIONS
Can tracts (or subtracts) link to polygons in YES – we link “subtracts”,
SHAPE files (.SHP) then items associated to
Do you need ARCVIEW to use the GIS NO. We wrote our own
Mapping system? tools from scratch to give
us more flexibility. We do
allow maps to be
“exported” into ArcView.
What type of GIS file formats can it read? SHP
EFF (E verest GIS Files )
DXF (DrillingInfo) (*)
GIS file formats (continued) DA T (Geographix
TDB (Geo Tile Database)
TDRBM II (Tobin)
XLS (Dwights Well Data)
XLS (Excel Files)
WCS (Tobin Well File)
Georeferenc ed Images
(JPG, TIF, GIF, BMP, etc)
* Online GIS Services
Earth, LandProLive, etc)
(*) Monthly Sub scription
Fees may apply
Prospects, Units, Wells,
Once the subtract is associated with the Leases, Tracts,
polygon, what maps can be “aut omatically” Properties, Contracts.
created in the land system? Can also generate maps
on a per-owner basis.
When a map is automatically generated, YES / any layer that our
can I add additional layers? software supports can be
added at any time onto
What other “specialty” maps can be MAPS FOR:
“automatically” generated in the land Exhibit A’s
system? Lease Acreage Reports
Lease Schedule by Tract
Leasehold Summary Rpt
Subtract Acreage Rept
Tract Acreage Rept
Mineral Ownership Status
Partner Position Acreage
Delay Rental Checks
Mining Production Status
Mining Apply Pmnt Status
Lease NRI Status
For each of the maps above, what “quick VIEW PROVIDERS for:
filters” (aka VIEW-P ROV IDE RS) can be Mineral Owner Status
set? Tract Status
Leased by us
Leased by others
Leased by us and oth.
Unleased / Open
Combo (Yr + Quarter)
Tract GIS Cross-Ref’s
DATA ENTRY CAPABILITIES VISUAL LANDPRO
Are any tools available to quickly setup YES. User-friendly “wiz ards ”
leases, faster than entering eac h walk you through the basic
record/field one by one? lease setup process.
What mass-update tools are available? Leases
Owner Id Number change
Interest conveyance process Enter a chain-of-title
instrument, run auto-update
wizard to convey the grantor’s
interest to all grantees,
What import / export capabilities are Import from Oildex?
available? Import from Brokerm ate360?
Import from Excel?
Various Excel Exports, Grid
data can export also to MS-
Can it copy / duplicate Leases, Tracts, YES to ALL
Properties, Contracts, Name & Addr,
DOI’s, Mineral Owners hip Records?
Can it export data from a vendor’s dat abas e YES. This is done via an
to the same vendor / different database? export to Excel and then an
import from Excel in the
Basic Steps 1. Name & Addresses *
2. Prospects *
3. Survey/Twp-Rng-Sec *
4. Lease Forms *
5. Tracts/Min.Ownership *
6. Setup Leases
(* Note: can setup any of these while
REPORTS (GENERAL) VISUAL LANDPRO
What “DA TA SHEE TS” are available? Lease, Contract, Tract,
Prospects, Well, Unit,
Owners , Twp-Rng-Sec
Do lease acreage “grand totals” match YES
when the same report is run in different
How many “canned” reports do you have? 270+, plus use DilMad
Report Writer (optional) to
create additional custom
reports if needed.
Can most canned reports be modified by YES
Are acreage reports available in different YES, most of them.
Is there an easy way to “exclude” specific YES, simply uncheck the
records from report filters? records you don’t want to
BASI C REPORTS VISUAL LANDPRO
Are lease data sheet easy to read / YES. User can even
comprehensive? specify sorting sequence
of individual data bands.
Are lease data sheets “user-modifiable”? YES, but we strongly
recommend that you
don’t. Still, you can
show/hide individual data
Are most reports user modifiable? YES. First you right-click
on the report name and
“copy” it. Then we allow
you to edit the new report
What other data sheets are available? Prospect Dat a Sheets
Units, Wells, Tracts,
Tract Ownership Reports
Chain of Title/Instruments
Payment Obligation Reports YES. By Month or
YES. Detail or Summary
YES. Rental Inquiry
Letters to WI Partners
YES: Rental Inq. Letters
YES – Rental Checks
YES – Rental Receipts
YES – Payment History
Reports by Check No,
Payee, Property Id
Prospect Net Revenue Interest Summary YES
Can it print DRA FTS? YES
Rent al Inquiry Letters? YES
Delay Rental Checks? YES
Production Royalty Checks? YES for Coal Mining
Revenue Distribution only
Rent al Receipts? YES
Royalty Payment Receipts? YES
Recoup Reports (by Payee and/or by YES
Lease) – displays what has been
“recouped” so far from advance royalty
payments (Mining companies)
Special Obligation Reports? YES
Special Obligation INQUIRY LE TTE RS? YES
Rent al Summary Reports? YES
(showing individual payment Obligations
and appropriate allocation to W.I. partners)
Mineral Ownership Reports, by tract YES
Mineral Ownership Reports, by owner YES
Mineral Ownership Reports, by lease YES
Special Provision Reports YES. Show Leases,
Cont racts, Wells, Units,
with individual provisions.
Acreage Reports – by Lease YES
Acreage Reports – by Tract YES
Acreage Reports – by Well YES (see subtract acr.
Acreage Reports – by Unit YES (see subtract acr.
Acreage Reports – by Owner YES (see Partner
Position Acreage Rept)
Acreage Reports – by State + County YES (see Lse Acr Rept or
Tract Acreage Rept)
Acreage Reports – by District YES (see Lse Acr Rept )
Acreage Reports – by Region YES (see Lse Acr Rept )
Acreage Reports – by Twp-Rng-S ec YES
Acreage Reports – by Formation YES
Acreage Reports – by Expiration Date YES (see Lse Acr Rept )
Acreage Reports – by Lessee YES (see Lse Acr Rept )
Acreage Reports – Summary Style YES (Lease Acreage
E XHIB IT A’s – Worksheet Style YES
Exhibit A’s – Form Style YES
Exhibit A’s – Paragraph Style YES
Exhibit A’s – by Lease YES
Exhibit A’s – by Well (showing all leas es YES
associated with individual wells)
Exhibit A’s – by Property (showing YES
“properties” rather than leases)
Exhibit A’s – Export to Excel (for further YES
cleanup in Excel)
NE T REVENUE INTE RES T Status Report YES. Shows the lease
by Lease detail NRI in each tract
associated to the lease.
Can payment obligations be setup as BOTH
recurring, specific to each date, or bot h?
Can acreage reports be grouped by YES to all.
Prospect, by State + County, by Lease, by
Expiration date, by Tract?
Are Mineral Ownership Reports available? YES
Can it CA LCULA TE Division Orders YES (optional module)
Can setup ORRI, NPRI, ROYALTIES YES to all.
burdening ALL W.I. participants AND/OR
specific W.I. Participants?
Can setup W.I. decks and ROY/ORRI’s YES
specific to certain depths or formations?
…specific to certain MINERAL TYPES? YES
…specific to certain PAYOUT S TA TUS ? YES
…specific to certain TIME PERIODS? YES
Does the system warn you when your YES. See AUDIT Report,
interests are out of balance? and/or when you open a
W.I. Deck record.
Is there a generic report generator YES (optional): DILMA D
available? REPORT W RITE R for
Can reports be saved to PDF or ex port ed to PDF: Use Adobe Acrobat
MS-WORD / E XCE L? MS-WORD: snapshot
reports, original leas es
E XCE L: snapshot
reports, various most-
OTHER / MISCELLANEOUS VISUAL LANDPRO
HTML P REVIEW Great for viewing specific
data in form -fashion
straight within lease lists.
FAVORITES Set “favorites” (aka
“bookmarks”) and later
return to a record very
SNAPSHOT REPORTS Easily create grid-style
reports and/ or export to
CUS TOM LIS T TEMPLA TES Very easy to use. Creat e
your own custom Lists,
with the fields YOU want.
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Contact LandPro Sales at 281-363-4213
LAND MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
RENT BUY RENT BUY
1-Us er Regular License (B asic) 825 14,500 +
1-Us er View-Only License (B asic) 625 12,500+
Additional Regular Licenses 525 7,500 +
Additional View-Only Licenses 425 5,000 +
LAND MANAGEMENT, WITH GIS MAPPING
RENT BUY RENT BUY
1-Us er License (Basic) 1,350 21,750 +
1-Us er View-Only (Basic) 1,250 15,000 +
Additional Licenses (Regular or View- 750 11,250 +
VLP / VLP-GIS
RENT BUY RENT BUY
DOI CALCULA TION – Site License 425 10,000+
DOCUME NT IMAGING – Site License 150 2,250 +
BROKER IMPORT MODULE – Site 325 2,500 +
CUS TOM REPORT WRITER (1-User) n/a 2,000
MINING REVENUE DIS TRIBUTION n/a 50,000
TRAINING / PER STUDENT / PER DAY
Beginners Training – Lease Records $1,500 (3-day class)
Beginners Training – GIS Mapping $1,500 (3-day class)
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